Netflix CEO Reed Hastings let loose a mini rant on Facebook Sunday, setting his sites squarely on Comcast and its data accounting practices. Highlighting one of the arguments for net neutrality, Hastings pointed out that viewing streaming videos using the Comcast Xfinity app on his Xbox doesn't count against his monthly cap, but other services do. "If I watch last night's SNL episode on my Xbox through the Hulu app, it eats up about one gigabyte of my cap, but if I watch that same episode through the Xfinity Xbox app, it doesn't use up my cap at all.
Facebook has just named Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings to its baord. We've pasted the release below. Hastings co-founded Netflix in 1997 with then CEO Marc Randolph and launched the subscription service in 1999. Read Post
Facebook today announced that it has had added Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to its board. Fascinating move, which tightens an overlap of interests between Microsoft, Facebook and Netflix. Since 2007, Hastings has been on the board at M... Read Post