Netflix sponsored a $1 million prize to create an algorithm measurably 10 percent better than the company's current recommendation system. Two teams met the challenge, with one taking home the prize by virtue of a slightly earlier entry, as the New York Times writes. Netflix has launched a new contest with another $1 million in prizes.
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