Netflix Retracts ‘Qwikster’ Service

In September Netflix and CEO Reed Hastings announced that Netflix would be split into two separate companies with two different websites and two passwords but are now retracting their statements about “Qwikster”on their blog.

“It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVDs…This means no change: one website, one account, one password… in other words, no Qwikster.”

Really, Netflix? People like simplicity? What a revelation.

Bye Bye Bye, Arista, J and Jive Records (Pop Nostalgia)

Jive – the label that everyone associates with massive 90s/2000s pop acts like Aaliyah, ‘N Sync, Britney Spears, Pink, and Backstreet Boys – is now officially defunct.

Jive was also responsible for putting out albums by extremely successful 80’s and 90’s hip-hop groups like E-40, A Tribe Called Quest, Too $hort and KRS-One.

Tom Corson and Peter Edge (RCA records) announced yesterday that due to a focus on digital sales, it’s best if Jive, J Records and Arista (Ace Of Base, TLC) which are all distributed by RCA, are put to rest. Edge stated…

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