Split

Netflix has spun off its DVD by mail service as a new company called Qwikster. Netflix, as a co, will exclusively focus on and provide streaming content. The two services are largely stand-along at this point, and not integrated, forcing you to sign up for both if interested. Quikster will also rent video games for Wii, PS3 and 360. The move is detailed (and largely lambasted by the community) in co-founder / CEO Reed Hastings blog here.

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