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    1. FT Alphaville

      July 22, 2015

      Once more, with feeling

      Corporate apologies have been ten a penny since the financial crisis, with even bankers eventually accepting they have...

    2. July 21, 2015

      Efe Cakarel: Delivering indie films to the masses

      In 2007, two entrepreneurs saw an opportunity to transform the way people watch films. One of them was Reed Hastings,...

    1. July 15, 2015

      Netflix dashes past 65m subscriptions

      Lawyer-turned-superhero Daredevil helped Netflix dash past its subscription growth estimates in the second quarter, as...

    2. June 10, 2015

      Stock-split plan pushes Netflix shares to record level

      Netflix shares closed at $671.10 on Wednesday after soaring to a record high of $692.79 at midday on the news that...

    3. April 15, 2015

      Netflix shares surge on bumper subscriber figures

      Netflix added a record 4.9m subscribers in the first quarter of 2015, lifting the streaming video company’s global base...

    4. January 20, 2015

      Netflix to complete global expansion by 2016

      Investors appeared ready to back Netflix’s accelerated global expansion, sending shares of the streaming video company...

    5. FT Tech Hub

      November 19, 2014

      Predictions for 2015: Google to buy Netflix?

      Is it too early to make forecasts for 2015? Not for CCS Insight, a UK-based technology research firm, which is already...

    6. November 9, 2014

      Netflix wants to put Comcast genie back in ‘fast lane’ bottle

      In the second season of House of Cards, Netflix’s blockbuster political drama, viewers became acquainted with Raymond...

    7. October 3, 2014

      Brussels clears telecoms groups of ‘throttling’ services of rivals

      Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica have been cleared by regulators of “throttling” the services of rivals –...

    8. July 22, 2014

      International growth takes Netflix past 50m subscribers

      Netflix passed through the 50m subscriber barrier in the second quarter as the streaming video subscription operator...

    9. April 21, 2014

      Netflix trades barbs over Comcast’s TWC deal

      Netflix has traded barbs with Comcast over the cable company’s $40bn takeover of Time Warner Cable in a sign of...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. July 22, 2013

      Netflix warns content costs could rise

      Shares in Netflix fell more than 6 per cent in after-hours trading on Monday following a warning that content costs...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. December 27, 2011

      Tech sector: prize blunders

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

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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