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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) increases in speed rankings after Netflix deal

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has jumped six slots over the previous month in terms of the Netflix speed rankings. Now it is the number five major service provider in Netflix’s Monthly ISP Speed Index for March.

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Netflix now has 4K streaming

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Netflix has started offering 4K streaming for the second season of “House of Cards” and some nature documentaries. Your TV will have to support the higher resolution to see the difference in quality. Shows that are available for viewing in 4K will have an Ultra HD 4K label. Netflix is limited 4K streaming to only TVs with Netflix and HEVC/H.265 decoding capabilities built in.

President Obama met with tech executives over spying on Friday

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President Obama met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Palantir Technologies’ CEO Alexander Karp, Box’s CEO Aaron Levie to discuss ways to reform the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and newly appointed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella were also invited, but could not change their schedules in time to attend.
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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) gets Trailer Park Boys exclusive for 2 more seasons

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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has renewed Trailer Park Boys for two more seasons. The show will be exclusive to Netflix. Trailer Park Boys originally ended after seven seasons in 2007, but ten new episodes will be coming to Netflix before the end of 2014 along with the previous seasons of the show.
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Video: Netflix pokes fun at Amazon through fake drone delivery announcement

Netflix is poking fun at Amazon by creating a video about how they are going to deliver DVDs using drones. Netflix’s fake drone delivery service is called Drone2Home. This video parodies the Amazon Prime Air program, which was discussed during the interview of CEO Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes.

AT&T Inc. (T) also wants payment from Netflix

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A couple of days ago, it was announced that Netflix is going to pay Comcast for faster video delivery to customers. A day later, the CEO of Verizon revealed that the telecommunications giant is also in talks with Comcast about a similar deal. Now AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) wants to make a deal with Comcast too.

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Every episode of ‘Breaking Bad’ is now on Netflix

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You will now be able to stream every episode of Breaking Bad on Netflix. Netflix added the second half of season five on Monday through a deal made with AMC. AMC aired the series between 2008 and 2013.

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Verizon CEO believes Netflix will also pay them

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This past weekend, Comcast and Netflix signed a deal. Netflix paid Comcast to ensure that huge volumes of data would arrive seamlessly in customer homes. This follows news that Netflix’s traffic was performing poorly on the Comcast network. Netflix consumers around one-third of Internet data across the U.S. Verizon’s CEO said that Netflix is expected to make a deal similar to this one.
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