Northern Star

Letter to the Editor: ‘Drink Up’ not bad idea

Melissa Watts

September 25, 2013

Michelle Obama stated that her cause was fighting childhood obesity, and she has been doing things to help aid in better food choices since the beginning of her husband’s presidency. For her to ask people to drink more water only makes sense. We live in a country where convenience matters and it’s ea...

Netflix nixes plans to split company

In this Oct. 1 photo, a Netflix DVD envelope and Netflix
on-screen television menu are shown in Surfside, Fla. Netflix's CEO
says it's abandoning its widely panned decision to separate its
DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming accounts.

Matt Liparota

October 10, 2011

Netflix generates more head-scratching plot twists than a cheap B-movie. On Monday, the company said it would reverse a previously announced decision to put its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming services on separate websites, a plan that was widely derided by Netflix subscribers. "I actually thought [Netflix CEO Reed Hastings] was trying to sink the comp...