Netflix looks to launch 2nd international play; Encoding.com nabs $2M in VC

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> Just seven months after it launched a streaming movie service in Canada, which now has some 800,000 subscribers, Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) says it plans to launch a second international service in the second quarter. Article

> Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) today said it lost money in its Canadian movie streaming operation during the first quarter, but said losses were "in line" with its earlier guidance. Article

> Online video encoding specialist Encoding.com has landed $2 million in funding just a week after it announced a new product, Instant Encoding, which starts transcoding source videos as the upload process begins. Article

> Looks like there's no joy for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet owners who were hoping to use the device to stream online videos from Hulu, the device, released this week, already has been blocked from the site. Article

And finally... BlackArrow, a worldwide provider of advanced advertising solutions for New Television platforms, today announced that Don Gordon has joined the company as senior vice president, technology. Release

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