• Netflix inks deal with Comcast

    Netflix inks deal with Comcast

    Netflix has agreed to compensate Comcast, the biggest cable operator and internet provider in the United States, to ensure that its content is delivered to clients at lightning fast speeds. Details of the financial terms remain under wraps.

  • Oyster To Be the Spotify of Books?

    Oyster To Be the Spotify of Books?

    A new startup called Oyster has received $3 million in seed funding, led by Founders Fund.  The money will be used to build a library of books that members of the Oyster application will be able to access for a set monthly fee.  The idea behind the app is simple: millions of people use e-readers
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  • Netflix Bounces Back, Grabs DreamWorks

    Netflix Bounces Back, Grabs DreamWorks

    Netflix has been troubled lately.  After announcing their plans to separate DVD and streaming packages (and thus raise prices by 60% for subscribers), the company has suffered a heavy deluge of backlash.  At the same time, attempted deals with cable movie channel Starz fell through so that the Netflix-Starz contract currently in place will expire
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  • $10 million for textbook Netflix

    $10 million for textbook Netflix

    A major part of a college student’s funds are spent on buying textbooks that are more often than not used for only one or two semesters, and this is where BookRenter jumps in. BookRenter is the Netflix equivalent for textbooks: students can sign up and ‘rent’ textbooks for a fraction of the price they would
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