Amazon Prime Instant -- the free streaming video service offered in conjunction with Amazon Prime shipping -- is making headlines this morning after it announced a major deal with media giant Viacom.
When Netflix announced price hikes and major organizational changes (ahem, Qwickster) several months ago, the company’s management was accused of being out of touch with their customers. A recent foray into original programming, however, suggests that the company may be more in tune with what viewers want than some studios, networks and broadcasters.
Lose the remote: Microsoft now lets you talk to your TV. Rumors are Verizon will be all up in Netflix's business. After overcoming a legal hurdle, Netflix might be coming soon to a Facebook near you. All that and more in your weekly rewind.