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Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?

If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an “unlimited leave policy,” meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child’s first year.

08/05/2015

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Netflix To Give Workers With Babies A Year Of Paid Leave

Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.

08/05/2015

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Netflix Seeing Biggest Subscriber Gains In Streaming-Era History

Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as “House of Cards” lure subscribers at a quickening pace. Netflix said Wednesday that it gained 4.9 million subscribers in the first three months of the year.

04/16/2015

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Going to the movies sounds particularly good when 9 inches of wet, heavy spring snow falls in late March.

03/23/2015

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

The Oscars are over. And while we’re still applauding Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech and wondering what John Travolta was doing with Idina Menzel’s chin, it’s refreshing to look ahead and consider what movies to watch without all the awards hype in the background.

02/23/2015

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Good Question: When Will We See Broadcasts In 4K?

If you’ve been in the market for a new television, you’ve likely seen all of the new 4K displays at the stores. The major television manufacturers have come out with their own versions of the ultra-high definition sets even as the broadcast networks are still working to broadcast in 4K.

10/16/2014

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Good Question: Could HBO Change How We Pay For TV?

HBO just announced that, starting next year, it’s cutting the cable cord. Fans of shows like “Veep” and “Game of Thrones” will no longer have to subscribe to the premium channel through their cable TV provider, but rather will be allowed to stream shows on the Internet.

10/15/2014

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Trending Now: Netflix Prices, Colbert On Letterman

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson.

04/22/2014

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Movie Blog: Great Docs You Missed But Are Now On Netflix

Here are five excellent documentaries that are now on Netflix Instant. So when you’re out of TV shows to binge on, pop these into your queue.

01/20/2014

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Blockbuster Video Announces It’s Closing

It could be considered a sign of the digital times we’re in as a popular video rental franchise announced its shutting down. Blockbuster Video has announced its closing all of its rental stores and its latest DVD-by-mail service.

11/07/2013

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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.

08/22/2013

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Online Series ‘House Of Cards’ Makes Emmy History

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.

07/18/2013

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50 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen

Check out the list of 50 movies you probably haven’t seen, but should.

03/28/2013

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Local Video Kiosks Offer New Releases Before Redbox

There is a new video rental ‘box’ in town. Like Redbox, you can now rent DVDs at three ‘Pik Ur Flik’ kiosks in the Twin Cities area.

10/03/2011

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Good Question: Since Netflix Spilt, Are DVDs Dead?

Movie rental giant Netflix just split its company in two.

09/19/2011

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Netflix Can Cause Pain

Jason Alexander is pushing a PSA that pokes fun at Netflix raising their rates.

07/29/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Movie Prices Up, But Not For You

With this hot weather, you’ve likely been hunkered down in an air-conditioned room and maybe catching a movie or two. Sad to say, but it may be getting a little more expensive to do that.

07/20/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Can Free Movies Cure Cabin Fever?

Another snow storm may mean you will probably be spending more time indoors over the next few days, but you can still beat that cabin fever with some free movie rentals.

01/13/2011