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Verizon, Redbox plan Netflix challenge
February 07 2012 4:41 PM EST
Verizon Communications Inc and Coinstar's Redbox unit have formed a joint venture to sell video services aimed at competing against video rental giant Netflix Inc.
Valentine’s Day Movie Ideas for Every Scenario: What Should You Watch On Feb. 14?
February 07 2012 3:01 PM EST
Valentine's Day is hard enough without choosing the wrong DVD to watch.
Shares of Redbox Parent, Coinstar, Surge on Earnings, NCR Acquisition, Verizon Streaming Deal
February 07 2012 10:19 AM EST
Shares of the Bellevue, Wash.-based company rose nearly 18 percent to $59.37 in morning trading.
Apple HDTV to Boast of a 42-inch display for $1499 - Real or Rumor?
February 07 2012 8:02 AM EST
Is a 42-inch Apple HDTV on its way with a price tag of $1499? Yes, if reports claiming that Best Buy is surveying customers' expectations from the highly anticipated Apple TV, are to be believed.
Apple May Launch 'iTV': Analyst
February 07 2012 12:21 AM EST
Apple will launch its own HDTV, called the “iTV,” according to the latest analyst report.
Steven Van Zandt stars in Netflix series Lilyhammer
February 06 2012 9:05 PM EST
Early in Lilyhammer, Netflix's eight-show original series that launches Monday, we meet Steven Van Zandt's Frank The Fixer Tagliano.
Redbox Parent, Coinstar, Beats Street Earnings Estimates
February 06 2012 5:06 PM EST
Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR), parent of DVD-rental firm Redbox, reported a jump in fourth-quarter profit that beat analyst expectations as soaring revenue offset a slight decrease in its operating margin.
Netflix Seeks to Spur Growth in Sales, Streaming Video After 2011 Blunders as Rivals Like Verizon Enter
February 06 2012 3:10 PM EST
The challenge for the Los Gatos, Calif.-based entertainment provider is to stand out as others such as Hulu and Amazon with its Prime service and Redbox try to gain an edge in the streaming business.
Steven Van Zandt Stars in Netflix’s New Original Series ‘Lilyhammer’ [TRAILER]
February 06 2012 1:39 PM EST
Netflix released a new original series, Lilyhammer, Monday, starring former The Sopranos star and E Street Band-member Steven Van Zandt. Although the Norwegian-American series was produced by Rubicon TV AS, a Norwegian production company, Netflix co-produced and financed much of the show, signaling a remarkable new business direction for the company.
Redbox, Verizon Announce Streaming Joint Venture: Could Spell Trouble for Netflix
February 06 2012 12:12 PM EST
The deal will allow Redbox to pose a more credible challenge to rival Netflix, while it could permit Verizon to control more of the content available through its platforms.
Redbox Lacks Streaming Presence as Netflix, Amazon Saturate the Market
February 02 2012 6:12 PM EST
As companies such as Netflix and Amazon increasingly set their sights on their online streaming business, competitor Redbox has what some analysts believe is a serious problem: no streaming service.
Redbox Parent, Coinstar, Expected to Take Small Earnings Hit Due to Dodd-Frank Regulations
February 02 2012 4:38 PM EST
Coinstar is expected to report net profit of $20.93 million, or 65 cents a share, down 7.1 percent from $22.42 million,or 68 cents a share in the year earlier period..
Facebook's Public Offering: 1000 Millionaires? These Execs Will Make Big Money
February 02 2012 1:19 PM EST
As soon as news broke that Facebook was filing for its IPO, rumors spread that the public offering would create 1,000 overnight millionaires.
Netflix Best Performing S&P 500 Stock in 2012
February 01 2012 9:59 AM EST
After shares of Netflix hit rock bottom following an ill-fated business decision last September, the Los Gatos, Calif-based company has seen its shares go back up rather quickly.
New Arrested Development episodes under way for Netflix
January 31 2012 7:01 PM EST
Break into a chicken dance: Arrested Development writer Dean Lorey has confirmed he and the show's writing staff are already at work on the new episodes of the show that will premiere on Netflix in 2013.
PS Vita Price Drop: Why Sony Might Cut PlayStation Games' Sale Price
January 31 2012 11:54 AM EST
Although plenty of early-adopters worldwide have already pre-ordered the Play Station Vita (http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/289809/20120130/ps-vita-games-price-release-date-playstation.htm) for $349.99, optimistic penny-pinchers may want to hold their breath, in the hopes that Sony or its retailers will drop the price in the weeks following the PS Vita's global release on February 22nd.
$99 Android Tablet: How and Where to Get the IdolPad from Idolian [VIDEO]
January 30 2012 6:32 PM EST
Ever since the Amazon Kindle Fire raised the bar for (comparatively) low-priced tablets in late 2011, many people have been waiting for more/better options in the sub-$300 range. Now comes the IdolPAd from Idolian, a $99 Android 2.3 tablet that seems nearly too good to be true.
'Arrested Development' New Season: Original Cast Confirmed for Netflix Series, Film
January 30 2012 2:18 PM EST
Every single member of the Bluths will be back in 2013.
February 1 is Change Your Password Day: Why You Should Change Your Passwords
January 27 2012 4:59 PM EST
Feb. 1 is change your password day, and you should change your passwords regularly just like changing a lock after a roommate moves out. If you've ever told someone what one of your passwords was, that's a good one to go ahead and change. Of course, if you've ever been a victim of cyber-crime, you already do this, but here's some tips on how and why to change your passwords.
Netflix Shares Surge After Subscribers Flock Back
January 26 2012 3:22 PM EST
Shares of entertainment provider Netflix surged nearly 26 percent after the company reported subscribers are returning after separate miscues last year.