Sep 25, 2015

Amazon launches video services, new devices in Japan

U.S. online giant Amazon said Thursday it is launching its streaming video service in Japan along with its Fire TV devices. “Prime members in Japan now have unlimited 24/7 streaming of thousands of U.S. and Japanese movies, TV shows, anime, music concerts and more, ...

Sep 9, 2015

Netflix to expand to four more Asian markets

Netflix said Wednesday it plans to enter four more Asian markets next year as the Internet video streaming service steps up its international expansion. People in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan will be able to watch the company’s films and TV shows ...

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Aug 5, 2015

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Netflix will expand into Japan next month, giving the Internet video service its first presence in Asia. Japanese subscribers will be able to start watching Netflix on Internet-connected devices beginning Sept. 2. Netflix already sells its services in dozens of other countries outside the ...

Netflix shares soar, set to be split 7-for-1

Jun 24, 2015

Netflix shares soar, set to be split 7-for-1

Online television streaming titan Netflix announced plans Tuesday for a 7-to-1 split of its high-flying shares of stock. The Netflix board approved a plan to award six shares for each common stock share owned as of July 14 of this year, the California-based company ...

First-quarter surge sends Netflix membership above 60 million

Apr 16, 2015

First-quarter surge sends Netflix membership above 60 million

Netflix on Wednesday reported an unprecedented jump in subscribers in the first quarter of this year, pushing the streaming television service membership above 60 million. Milestones included passing the 40-million member mark in the United States and the 20-million mark internationally, pushing the number ...