NPR logo Netflix' News: Signal Of DVD's Demise?

Economy

Netflix' News: Signal Of DVD's Demise?

If you don't know what she's holding, ask your mom or dad. Yoshikazu Tsuno /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Yoshikazu Tsuno /AFP/Getty Images

Being old enough to remember 8-track tapes, cassettes and Betamax, we know a little something about the demise of once popular ways to be entertained.

The Associated Press says the announcement today by Netflix that it is shifting its focus to streaming video may signal the end of the DVD: