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09.19.11
Editorial: Reed Hastings' Netflix spinoff isn't about DVD success, it's about hedging the stream
09.19.11

Editorial: Reed Hastings' Netflix spinoff isn't about DVD success, it's about hedging the stream

If you've just casually glanced over the mass reactions to Reed Hastings' decision to split the D...

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08.11.11
Zediva puts the brakes on its streaming service, soothes your fears with monkeys
08.11.11

Zediva puts the brakes on its streaming service, soothes your fears with monkeys

Zediva fought the law and the law shut it down. The unique DVD rental service, sued by the MPAA a...

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08.02.11
Zediva's DVD rental service ordered to close shop, Hollywood pops celebratory bubbly
08.02.11

Zediva's DVD rental service ordered to close shop, Hollywood pops celebratory bubbly

Zediva's loophole-exploiting DVD rental service has just been dealt a lethal blow by Judge John F...

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07.15.11
Netflix coming to Spain and the UK next year?
07.15.11

Netflix coming to Spain and the UK next year?

File this one in the unconfirmed-but-hopeful file, as Variety has it on good authority that Netflix...

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12.17.10
BlockBuster Express to distribute Warner Bros DVD rentals 28 days after release
12.17.10

BlockBuster Express to distribute Warner Bros DVD rentals 28 days after release

It was only a couple of weeks ago that BlockBuster Express and Warner Bros were trialling the releas...

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12.07.10
Blockbuster partially reaches back to the 90s, announces 3-day in store rentals with tiered pricing
12.07.10

Blockbuster partially reaches back to the 90s, announces 3-day in store rentals with tiered pricing

Right on the heels of announcing that its on demand service was available on over 100 devices, Blo...

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12.04.10
Flix on Stix kiosks coming soon: it's like Redbox, but with USB thumb drives
12.04.10

Flix on Stix kiosks coming soon: it's like Redbox, but with USB thumb drives

The concept's far from new -- Warner and Paramount signed up way back in the heyday known as "2009"...

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08.27.10
Blockbuster filing for bankruptcy next month? Probably.
08.27.10

Blockbuster filing for bankruptcy next month? Probably.

It's not official, but rumor that Blockbuster is preparing to file for bankruptcy in September is c...

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11.10.08
Toshiba's XD-E500 player: now with free 1-year Lovefilm subscription in UK
11.10.08

Toshiba's XD-E500 player: now with free 1-year Lovefilm subscription in UK

We won't even front: we questioned the value in Toshiba's super-upscaling XD-E500 DVD player, but t...

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