Last week, capitalizing on Apple’s release of the new iPhone 5, Netflix released an update to the iOS version of their app. Today they started rolling out an update to the Netflix for Android version, mirroring the changes and improvements they made for iOS. The big changes come in the user interface.
Redbox and Verizon are moving closer to the launch of a new streaming service to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, and other online video companies. Today, they announced that they signed up their first studio partner: Warner Bros., which as part of the deal also worked out a 28-day delay for availability of its DVD titles.
This past week post-CES proved to be a busy one in the tech news world, so we had a number of interesting topics to chat about on CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show wherein a few of us writers discuss the most interesting stories from the past seven days in tech.
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Somewhere, there is a very sad music lobby analyst shedding a tear. “The vast majority of the music that is consumed illegally by the individuals in our sample would not have been legally purchased if illegal downloading websites were not available to them,” reads a European Commission study on the impact of music piracy.
As I've reported on multiple occasions, Netflix deserves kudos for contributing some of the most useful cloud computing and networking tools there are to the open source community. For example, the company has released Chaos Monkey, which randomly kills instances in cloud and network architectures in order to help make them more robust.
Since I can't post on the other forum, I'll post here.. Netflix runs OK, but jitters and freezes a bit at the start of whatever show you are watching.
After the show, if you click on the netflix button (upper left corner), the app just closes, and puts you back at your launcher screen.
No error message or any other message is shown.