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Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Netflix streaming might be coming to the iPhone.Netflix streaming might be coming to the iPhone.

Although this would be quite nice I just can't it happening what with Apple being in the movies sales/rentals business already. Google Voice'd.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:37 AM | Tags (6) | iphone | netflix | nintendo | streaming | videos | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Party mode unavailable for some selected Netflix movies on Xbox Live?Party mode unavailable for some selected Netflix movies on Xbox Live?

So far it looks like the service can't be used with Disney and Starz movies. You'll have to MST3K these movies in person.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:04 PM | Tags (5) | banned | netflix | party | xbla | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Next Xbox Live update scheduled for August 11th.Next Xbox Live update scheduled for August 11th.

Update includes games on demand service, Netflix party option, and Avatar specific purchasing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:59 AM | Tags (8) | xbla | xbox | live | update | netflix | microsoft | avatar | ondemand |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Rumors swirling around that Amazon might be acquiring Netflix.Rumors swirling around that Amazon might be acquiring Netflix.

No comment from Netflix as of yet, let the speculation begin!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 5:14 PM | Tags (5) | acquisition | amazon | netflix | rumors | stocks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Netflix and Sony team up to stream movies to Bravia television owners.Netflix and Sony team up to stream movies to Bravia television owners.

But what about that certain other particular Sony device that people seem to use a lot?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:31 AM | Tags (8) | bravia | netflix | partnership | playstation | ps3 | sony | streaming | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Blu-ray discs may not be all that durable as originally thought.Blu-ray discs may not be all that durable as originally thought.

Either that or Netflix doesn't want to change the envelopes that these discs are shipped in.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:52 PM | Tags (4) | bluray | netflix | durable | crack |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Teams join up to qualify for million dollar Netflix prize.Teams join up to qualify for million dollar Netflix prize.

Two front runners in the contest, Team Pragmatic Theory and Team Bellkor in Chaos, joined forces and submitted an algorithm that was 10.05 percent better than the one Netflix uses to recommend movies to its subscribers. The result was published on the Netflix Prize leader board on Friday.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:52 AM | Tags (5) | algorithms | challenge | improvements | netflix | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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