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While it's unclear how long it'll be able to keep it up, Apple looks to be making iTunes Movie Store announcements a monthly occurrence for the time being, following up January's news of a deal with Paramount with word of Lionsgate joining its ranks this month. That means that starting this month yo...

February 12th 2007 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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Looks like all those rumors and conspiracy theories regarding a Wal-Mart download store actually counted for something this time around. Just in time for the holidays, Wal-Mart has announced its very own video download service, which will kick off in "beta" mode next week with an exclusive Superman...

November 28th 2006 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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If you think the iTunes Store could use a bigger push from movie studios, you'll be just as disappointed as I am to hear that most of the big players have no interest in signing on before the holidays.According to this story at the Mac Observer, analyst group Piper Jaffray met with four of the six t...

October 10th 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you can't beat 'em, complain about 'em. That seems to be the mantra of Wal-Mart, and now Target, both mega-retailers who seem to have given up the fight with video download retailers before it begins. The latter of the pair has come public with its objections to movie price schemes, calling them...

October 9th 2006 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Unbox and iTunes have been getting all the attention lately, but movie download "veterans" like CinemaNow still have a few tricks up their sleeves. CinemaNow is still the only service to allow DVD burning of select downloaded films, and now they're about to get their first same-day title, which...

September 26th 2006 at 7:10pm 0 Comments
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The New York Post came out hard yesterday with a piece about how Wal-Mart is threatening movie studios over the iTunes Movie Store, to which the retail giant quickly responded with a statement denying the claims. The NYP claims that Wal-Mart is telling studios that they'll start ordering fewer DVD m...

September 23rd 2006 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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We've heard rumblings for a while -- and Wal-Mart's purported intense opposition to the iTunes Movie Store might've had something to do with it as well -- but now the rumors are coming hot and heavy in regards to a movie download store from the retail giant. First off, we have a new job listing from...

September 16th 2006 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In an unusual turn of events, Apple has pre-announced a wireless video streaming set-top box to be released in Q1 2007 with the tag line "you can take content to your computer or iPod, but now... TV." Going by the codeword of iTV, the box looks like a flattened Mac mini -- apparently it's around hal...

September 12th 2006 at 2:14pm 0 Comments
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Ok, so in addition the new iMacs Steve is expected to announce on the event-that-may-or-may-not-happen on September 12th, and the updated Nano, the official announcement of movies on iTMS, we can also expect to see a standalone dedicated movie streaming device running an "updated version" of iTunes...

September 4th 2006 at 7:49pm 0 Comments
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Yeah, we've been around the block on this rumor a few times already, but some interesting new details about a possible (some would say invitable) iTunes Movie Store have emerged in a recent BusinessWeek article. The gist of the report is that Wal-Mart has been talking up the Hollywood suits lately,...

September 1st 2006 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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The CEO of Lions Gate Studios, a small movie studio that specializes in independent films, let it slip this week that his studio has made a deal with Apple to deliver full-length movies through the iTunes Music Store. Lions Gate studio president Steve Beeks confirmed to Apple Insider that the iTunes...

August 19th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments