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  1. March 20, 2014

    Netflix targets Comcast over ISP fees

    Netflix has accused Comcast and other big internet providers of using their “market position” to impose tolls for access to...

  2. February 7, 2014

    Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s engineer chief

    Talk to almost anyone who knows Satya Nadella, the new boss of Microsoft, and sooner or later they will come up with the...

  1. January 22, 2014

    Netflix subscriber numbers surge

    Netflix shares spiked more than 17 per cent in after market trading when the film and television streaming service reported...

  2. October 21, 2013

    Netflix beats expectations with 40m subscribers

    Netflix shares surged about 10 per cent in after-market trading as the film and television streaming service reported it had...

  3. July 23, 2013

    Netflix shares hit by growth concerns

    Netflix shares fell sharply on Monday on investor concerns about the pace of subscriber growth at the film and TV streaming...

  4. May 10, 2013

    Tesla and Netflix: a letter to short sellers

    Elon Musk, boss of electric luxury car maker Tesla Motors, and Reed Hastings, chief executive of Netflix, love to write...

  5. May 10, 2013

    Silicon Valley’s artful answer to the tech talent problem

    If your political priority were to make your nation more welcoming to talented young immigrants, and if you then backed...

  6. April 22, 2013

    Netflix boosted by original programming

    Netflix shares rose almost 25 per cent in after-market trading as the film and TV subscription service beat forecasts for...

  7. April 2, 2013

    Companies allowed to tweet #USearnings

    Companies can now tweet their earnings in 140 characters or less. The Securities and Exchange Commission gave its permission...

  8. March 6, 2013

    Facebook appoints second female director

    Facebook has appointed its second female director, cancer researcher Susan Desmond-Hellmann, in its latest attempt to...

  9. January 31, 2013

    House of Cards helps Netflix cut the cord

    The Washington preview screening this week of House of Cards had the air of a typical Hollywood premiere. An audience of...

  10. January 24, 2013

    Netflix cuts the comedy

    It has been easy to make fun of Netflix in recent years (Qwikster! Ha! Ha Sceptics have had a jolly old time as the...

  11. January 23, 2013

    Netflix soars as 2m subscribers added

    Netflix shares soared more than 30 per cent in after-hours trading after it reported a sharp increase in subscribers and...

  12. December 31, 2012

    Netflix doubles chief’s pay to $4m

    Netflix has doubled the notional pay of chief executive Reed Hastings to $4m for 2013 lifting his remuneration back above...

  13. FT Alphaville

    December 7, 2012

    Face the book

    If one’s relationship with Facebook required a status, it would probably be “complicated” for most. Like with Netflix and...

  14. FT Alphaville

    December 7, 2012

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning, New York FT ALPHAVILLE Low yielding assets, and sausages: tofu and a cornucopia of meats to illustrate various...

  15. December 7, 2012

    Netflix draws SEC scrutiny over Facebook post

    Netflix and its chief executive Reed Hastings could face a civil action for a Facebook post that US Securities and Exchange...

  16. November 21, 2012

    Real-life dramas reveal start-up myths

    Netflixed: The Epic Battle for America’s Eyeballs By Gina Keating Portfolio Penguin, $26.95/£19.99 Every successful start-up...

  17. November 5, 2012

    Netflix moves to block Icahn

    Netflix has moved to thwart Carl Icahn’s efforts to build a stake in the DVD and video streaming service after its board...

  18. October 23, 2012

    Subscriber slowdown hits Netflix

    Netflix shares slumped more than 16 per cent in after-hours trading when the DVD subscription and online streaming service...

  19. July 25, 2012

    Netflix tumbles after subscriber shortfall

    Netflix shares tumbled more than 16 per cent in after-hours trading after the online video and DVD subscription service...

  20. April 24, 2012

    Netflix shares fall 15% on growth worries

    Netflix shares fell more than 15 per cent in after-hours trading amid fears about the pace of subscriber growth at the video...

  21. January 25, 2012

    Netflix’s UK launch ‘greatly exceeded expectations’

    Netflix’s recent launch in the UK “greatly exceeded expectations”, the DVD and online streaming group said as it reported...

  22. January 11, 2012

    Netflix – one to watch for investors?

    Netflix, the American film and TV streaming service giant, has finally gone live in the UK and Ireland, and plans a price...

  23. January 9, 2012

    Netflix and Lovefilm begin price war

    Netflix said it plans to invest “a couple of billion” dollars in new content deals as it challenges Amazon’s Lovefilm and...

  24. December 27, 2011

    Tech sector: prize blunders

    Soulless technology marches relentlessly forward; decidedly human corporate management staggers about, often in the wrong...

  25. October 25, 2011

    Netflix rules out reversing price rise

    Netflix has ruled out reversing a controversial price increase that sparked a customer exodus and a share price fall of more...

  26. October 25, 2011

    Netflix set to launch UK service in 2012

    Netflix is set to launch its online TV and movies subscription service in the UK and Ireland early next year, putting it...

  27. FT Alphaville

    October 25, 2011

    Netflix down 25% as subscribers drop

    Netflix shares slumped more than 25 per cent in after-hours trading on Monday after the company revealed that subscriber...

  28. October 24, 2011

    Netflix down 40% as subscribers drop

    Netflix shares dropped sharply in early trading on Tuesday after the company revealed that subscriber numbers had fallen by...

  29. FT Alphaville

    October 11, 2011

    Netflix drops plans to split DVD and online

    Netflix has buckled under pressure from investors and customers to make one of the most high profile US corporate strategic...

  30. October 10, 2011

    S&P 500 set for its best day since August

    Wall Street enjoyed its best day since August 23, as the benchmark S&P 500 index rose 3.4 per cent to close at 1,194.89....

  31. October 10, 2011

    Netflix drops plans to split DVD and online

    Netflix has buckled under pressure from investors and customers to make one of the most high profile US corporate strategic...

  32. September 24, 2011

    Dish launches streaming and DVD service

    Dish Network has announced a new film streaming and DVD rental service under the satellite television provider’s recently...

  33. September 21, 2011

    Innovators don’t ignore customers

    According to the business textbooks, Reed Hastings is a visionary and innovator. But thousands of his customers, and many of...

  34. September 21, 2011

    Should a CEO explain strategy shifts?

    THE PROBLEM On Sunday, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings apologised for the way the company had handled a decision to raise prices...

  35. September 19, 2011

    Netflix to split DVD and web services

    Netflix will separate its online video streaming and DVD-by-mail services into two businesses, its chief executive said. The...

  36. September 8, 2011

    Facebook adds Bowles to board

    Facebook has added Erskine Bowles, a Democratic political figure and academic administrator, to its board of directors. Mr...

  37. July 25, 2011

    Netflix falls on subscription warning

    Netflix shares tumbled more than 10 per cent in after-market trading when the DVD and online video streaming service warned...

  38. June 24, 2011

    Facebook bolsters bank with virtual currency

    Around 2007, when it was popular to send Facebook friends virtual birthday cakes and mugs of beer over the site – available...

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