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YouTube Gears Up for New Premium Channels (But Would You Pay $5 a Month to Watch Them?)

Filed under: Media, GoogleTollbooths may be coming to YouTube, but don’t panic: The freeway should remain open.

AdAge is reporting that Google (GOOG) is reaching out to some of its more prolific content producers to create premium channels. The first …

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Netflix Earnings Report Caught Wall Street Off Guard with Good News

Filed under: Media, Netflix, Earnings, Entertainment IndustryNetflix (NFLX) saved the best for last.

Shares of the video service soared after Wednesday’s market close, after it posted unexpectedly strong quarterly results and painted a promising pictu…

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Post-Post-Christmas Bargains: The Best Deals This Weekend

Filed under: Costco, Saving Money, ShoppingThe last-minute Christmas deals are behind us. So, too, are the post-Christmas deals. Now it’s time for the post-post-Christmas deals!

Okay, no one is actually calling them that. But even with the holiday sea…

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Netflix: No, We Won’t Stream New Releases

Filed under: Company News, Netflix, Market News, Entertainment
Netflix (NFLX) is the undisputed champ when it comes to streaming video. It has more than 25 million domestic streaming accounts, and those users are collectively consuming more than a bil…

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Why Dish’s Blockbuster Purchase Might Not Have Been Crazy After All

Filed under: Technology, MediaDish Network (DISH) was widely ridiculed for snapping up the Blockbuster chain of video rental stores last year, but it may be getting the last laugh now.

The country’s second-largest satellite television company has been…

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