Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) News: Android, Breaking Bad & More

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Netflix Update: Fixed Android 4.3 Problems (Web Pro News)
If you have anything to do with Nexus HD or Android 4.3 or others systems or devices of the like, you might want to read this. According to one report, an annoying little bug problem appears fixed because Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has an update Reed Hastingsfor it now. “You might have noticed that the newest version of Android was having troubles at times with the streaming service app. Whatever the issue was, it has been resolved in the newest update that is now available through Google Play.” Opera also seems to have jumped onto the proverbial product “bandwagon.”

Netflix Adds Position To Help Get Devices Delivering A Better Netflix Experience (Web Pro News)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has added a new position called Chief Platform Officer, and has appointed VP of Product Development, Greg Peters, to the position. GigaOm points to an SEC filing showing the news. The document is dated for July 30th, so it’s been a couple weeks, and Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has not made a formal statement about the issue. Nor has it commented on the matter to the media. Peters’ LinkedIn profile still has VP of Product Development as his title.

Netflix dares UK freetards: Watch new Breaking Bad NOW or torrent it? (The Register)
Video-on-demand service Netflix will give viewers on both sides of the Atlantic near instant access to one of the most anticipated TV drama climaxes: the final episodes of Breaking Bad. Streaming the brand new, hotly awaited programmes to UK fans within hours of their premiere in America is seen as an industry first and a clear move to tackle copyright piracy. British Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) subscribers can already watch episode nine of series five of Breaking Bad, an instalment that aired just last night on the AMC cable network in the States.

Pleygo Is Basically Netflix for Legos (Time Tech)
If building Legos is your jam but you don’t have pockets deep enough to buy set after set after set, Pleygo might be right up your alley. It functions similar to Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) – the Netflix that sends you DVDs in the mail; not the streaming offering – with three monthly levels: $15, $25 or $39 depending upon the size of sets you want to build. The cheapest level gets you access to small and medium sets; the $39 level gets you access to anything between small sets and huge sets like the Millennium Falcon.

Google Fiber, Cablevision & Cox Still Best For Netflix Speed (Web Pro News)
The index is based on data from over 36 million Netflix members, who view over a billion hours of content on Netflix per month. The listed speeds are the average performance of all Netflix streams on the ISP’s network. “The average performance is below the peak performance due to many factors including the variety of encodes Netflix uses to deliver the TV shows and movies as well as the variety of devices members use and home network conditions,” noes Netflix’s Joris Evers. “These factors cancel out when comparing across ISPs.”_