Post Tagged with: "Qwikster"

Netflix Realizes Qwikster Was Dumbest Idea Ever, Quickly Abandons It

Netflix Realizes Qwikster Was Dumbest Idea Ever, Quickly Abandons It

0 / October 10, 2011 12:45 pm

Netflix has officially ditched plans to spin-off their DVD-by-mail service into a new platform called Qwikster. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings made the announcement on Monday while stating: “It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make […]

[Strange] Did Netflix Intentionally Botch Qwikster Spin-Off?

[Strange] Did Netflix Intentionally Botch Qwikster Spin-Off?

0 / October 3, 2011 7:27 am

You know the handling of your product launch was mishandled when Marketwatch suggests the timing and the way it was managed was an intentional mishandling to kill off a segment of your market. Was Netflix’s introduction of Qwikster so bad that […]

Netflix makes a smart move and nobody gets it

Netflix makes a smart move and nobody gets it

1 / September 21, 2011 2:35 pm

Here is a simple fact of life – people are selfish and don’t like change. Here’s another simple fact – tech pundits live in a rarefied world that leads them to believe that everyone one in the world sees and uses technology just as […]

Speculation Intensifies- Does Netflix Want to Sell Qwikster Off?

Speculation Intensifies- Does Netflix Want to Sell Qwikster Off?

0 / September 20, 2011 10:53 pm

Even before the announcement (very) early yesterday from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings that the unpopular decision to raise rates as much as 60% on joint physical and streaming media customers was being re-framed as a company split, speculation was that […]