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Netflix is Apple

Internet television network Netflix (NFLX) late Thursday beat its forecast for new subscribers in the fourth quarter. However, Netflix stock fell in extended trading after the company's guidance disappointed (
Apple Inc. shares fell in Friday trading, after the smartphone manufacturer beat expectations with its latest results but delivered a disappointing forecast (MarketWatch)
On Tuesday, Netflix raised its monthly subscription fees for U.S. members by 13% to 18%, depending on the plan.Analysts said the move will raise average revenue per user, but also is likely to increase subscriber churn in the near term (
The lowest-cost model of the newest iPhone costs no less than $749. Many higher-end models retail for over $1,000. Given that cost differential, one has to expect that Apple will lose more iPhone users in the coming years (
Netflix is switching focus on how it reports its subscribers this year. While investors previously kept watch on Netflix's number of total streaming members, which includes trial memberships, this year the company will make predictions only about paid memberships (
Apple just announced on its earnings call that it will stop reporting unit sales for iPhone, iPad and Mac from next quarter — the start of its next financial year (

I'm sure it's just coincidental.
-- Scrib