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Quote of note


"Consumers value the simplicity Netflix has always offered and we respect that. There is a difference between moving quickly - which Netflix has done very well for years - and moving too fast, which is what we did in this case." - Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, talking Monday about the company’s plan to abandon the Qwikster idea, which would split off DVD service from streaming service and make users create and manage two accounts. Netflix already has lost more than a million customers over its recent 60 percent rate hike.


News to know


Joseph Wurzelbacher – aka Joe the Plumber – has filed paperwork to run for Congress in his home state of Ohio. Wurzelbacher shot to fame during the 2008 presidential campaign and is seeking the seat in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District.


Hot video


You’ve heard of alligators in golf course ponds, but sharks? Check out this video from Australia:



 


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