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Netflix inks multi-year instant streaming deal with Miramax

May 16th, 2011

Netflix announced on Monday that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Miramax to offer several hundred Miramax films, including hits like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, and Good Will Hunting, through its instant streaming service. “From day one, we’ve been very clear about the importance of digital and our desire to respond to the significant …

Netflix issues apology, service credit for Instant downtime

March 24th, 2011

In the wake of Tuesday’s Netflix Instant outage, the company has issued a mea culpa and service credit to affected users. “We are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused,” reads an email from Netflix. “If you attempted and were unable to instantly watch TV episodes or movies yesterday, click on this account specific …

Netflix streaming service down?

March 22nd, 2011

Our inbox is littered with tips from frustrated Netflix users attempting to stream videos from the site’s service. Reports state that Netflix’s Instant service, in all its forms, has been down for the last several hours. If you were planning to have a nice evening in with your main-squeeze and a slightly dated movie, this certainly would put a …

Nintendo and Netflix bring disc-free streaming to the Wii

October 18th, 2010

If you’ve got a network connected Wii and a Netflix account with streaming capabilities, today is your lucky day. Via a press release, Nintendo and Netflix announced that U.S. and Canadian subscribers will be able to download and install software directly to their Wii consoles to allow Instant Queue streaming. Previously, the Wii console required a Netflix …

Netflix inks deal with Nu Image/Millennium to stream first-run content

September 8th, 2010

Fresh off of their deal last month with Epix, Netflix has announced a new, long-term agreement with Nu Image/Millennium Films that will bring more first-run content to its streaming library. As the press release explains, “Nu Image and Millennium Films are best known for big budget action/thriller movies including: ‘The Expendables,’ ‘John Rambo,’ ‘Brooklyn’s Finest,’ ‘Righteous Kill,’ …

Google announces 'Google Instant', predictive search results as you type

September 8th, 2010

Today, at Google’s search event, the Mountain View company announced a new search service titled Google Instant. Google details that over one billion users use the company’s search service each week. Those billions and billions of users, on average, take nine seconds to type a search query and an additional fifteen seconds selecting the appropriate returned result. Google is banking on …

Netflix mobile app now iPhone, iPod Touch compatible

August 26th, 2010

It looks like Netflix has quietly added iPhone and iPod Touch support to their popular Netflix mobile application that iPad users are already enjoying. The new application allows the streaming of movies, that are eligible to be added to your “Instant Queue,” over both 3G and Wi-Fi. The app is available for download now via the iTunes …