Jan 23, 2013
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How Netflix built its own set-top box, and why Reed Hastings wouldn’t release it
In December 2007, Netflix was almost ready to release a potentially revolutionary device: Project Griffin, a Netflix-built set-top box that would stream movies and TV from its then-nascent “Watch Now” catalog.

How Netflix built its own set-top box, and why Reed Hastings wouldn’t release it

In December 2007, Netflix was almost ready to release a potentially revolutionary device: Project Griffin, a Netflix-built set-top box that would stream movies and TV from its then-nascent “Watch Now” catalog.

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    Genius move! They were able to expand their base by being on AppleTVs, BluRay players, Wii’s,XBOX, PS3, and more.
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