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Nobody's Catching Up to Netflix

There may come a day when Netflix faces a legitimate challenge to its video streaming throne, but that day isn't coming anytime soon.

We're Watching Less Network TV: Guess What We're Doing Instead

Fresh data from ratings tracker Nielsen shows an alarming drop in television viewership. ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC have combined for a 9 percent drop in viewers in the coveted 18-to-49 age bracket since the fall season began. Media executives are worried, and rightfully so.

Still Hate Your TV Company? You're Not Alone

As cable companies and satellite TV providers made their latest quarterly reports, one thing became clear: Americans are fed up with their bills for premium TV. The cable and satellite TV industries ended the period with 292,000 fewer customers than they started with.

Will Apple's iTV Be the Kiss of Death for Netflix?

Apple and Netflix have gotten chummy lately, but that may be about to change. When Apple brings out its soon-to-appear next-gen HDTV, there's no question it'll have all sorts of clever high-tech goodies. What is a question is how it will serve up video content.

3 Messes That Netflix Needs to Clean Up

The Qwikster jokes are already old, and it's back to business as usual for video buffet operator Netflix -- or is it? Its stock prices are low, and there are lingering questions. But Netflix can make it right with the public again, starting with cleaning up these three big messes it recently made.

Should Netflix Be Afraid of YouTube's Movie Rentals?

Google's video-sharing site, YouTube, is giving Netflix investors a little scare with its recent announcement that it has doubled the number of movie titles in its rental library to 6,000. But could YouTube's strategy be successful enough that it could directly compete with Netflix?

Disney Raises DVD Prices for Rental Giants Netflix, Redbox

Walt Disney is increasing the wholesale prices it charges for DVDs to movies-by-mail leader Netflix and movie-rental kiosk operator Redbox. Disney is looking to benefit further from being the only major studio to sell DVDs to the companies for rental the day they go on sale to the public.

In This Corner, Netflix. In the Other Corner. . .Amazon?

Netflix, whose DVD-by-mail service hastened the demise of several video rental chains, may soon find itself under siege from Amazon. The world's largest online retailer appears to be on the verge of launching its own unlimited movie and TV-show streaming service.

Hulu Reportedly Puts IPO Plans on Hold

Video website Hulu LLC has put its IPO plans on hold and is considering other options to raise cash, The Wall Street Journal reported. The site may look to existing owners for more cash, The Wall Street Journal reported without naming its sources. Media companies including News Corp. (NWS) and Walt Disney (DIS) are investors in Hulu. News Corp. also owns The Wall Street Journal.

Verizon Wireless 4G Network Details to Be Revealed

Waiting for the nitty-gritty details about Verizon Wireless' long-awaited 4G network? Step back here after noon Wednesday, when company executives plan to dish out some new information on their plans for the major high-speed upgrade.

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