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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.

08/22/2013

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Online Series ‘House Of Cards’ Makes Emmy History

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.

07/18/2013

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Social Media Policies Get More Lax Even For Corporate Executives

Chief executives are now allowed to tweet, post, or blog as long as they inform investors about their social media strategy first.

04/07/2013

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Dark “Clouds” Forming After Netflix Outage Blamed On Amazon

Over the holiday, a glitch at Amazon’s facility in suburban Washington, DC left Netflix users with nothing on their screens.

12/26/2012

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Netflix Back Online After Daylong Outage

The online service suffered a widespread outage that lasted about 20 hours.

12/25/2012

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Web Retailers Promise Bargains On Cyber Monday

On the heels of one of the biggest shopping days of the year, bargain shoppers will be out in force again — but this time, they get to stay in their PJ’s or use office hours to look for a deal.

11/26/2012

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Campaign For Charter Schools In Washington State

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Despite trying three times, Washington has not, up until now, had sufficient signatures to get on the ballot permitting charter schools to become part of the state’s education […]

08/01/2012

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Congress Considering Making Changes To Video Privacy Protection Act

Congress is considering making an important change to a law that hasn’t been touched since the heyday of VHS tapes. It’s all about privacy.

02/01/2012

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Online Firm Says Rent, Don’t Buy, Toys For Your Kids

“Members go online, choose a plan,” explains the founder of toygaroo.com, “and once they sign up, they add all the toys they want to receive to their wishlist.”

12/05/2011

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BLOG: Redbox Raises Price

By Jim Donovan:  You would think that they would have learned from the Netflix debacle, but I guess not.   Don’t be surprised if you rent a video from a Redbox kiosk this weekend and find […]

11/04/2011

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Netflix Retreated, Regrouped After Marketing Missteps, Notes Expert

“They did what customers did not want, and the customers stood up, fought back, and the company backed down,” says tech analyst Jeff Kagan.

10/10/2011

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3-On Your Side: Movie And Video Rental Options

So do you enjoy renting movies? Well the video rental wars are heating up! As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, Netflix has split, Blockbuster has made a new deal, and consumers are left wondering which service will give them the most bang for their buck.

09/26/2011

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BLOG: Alternatives To Netflix

By Jim Donovan: As I’ve been reporting over the past few weeks, Netflix not only has split its mail-order DVD and video streaming into two services and will be charging for each separately, this week […]

09/21/2011

Stigall Show Log 7.14.11

Chris continues to analyze the debate over the debt ceiling and voices his support for a bill that would privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania. He also talks to CBS 3’s Chris May about his interview with President Obama later today.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/14/2011

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BLOG: Netflix Scraps Unlimited Combo Plans

By Jim Donovan: There are some big changes underway at Netflix. The subscription movie rental service says that it is scrapping unlimited plans that include BOTH physical DVDs and online streaming in favor of unlimited […]

07/13/2011

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