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Warner Bros. Buys Flixster To Compete With Netflix

Warner Bros. Buys Flixster To Compete With Netflix

Movie streaming must be hot right now. Not only has the current king in DVD rentals and movie streaming, Netflix, revealed their interesting in shifting completely towards streaming, but numerous new challengers have stepped into the ring with the latest movie-streaming contender possibly being a Warner Bros. and Flixster combo.

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HBO Go App Now Available For iOS And Android

HBO Go App Now Available For iOS And Android

If you have an HBO subscription, then you'll now be able to take it with you on the go. Today, HBO officially launched its HBO Go app, which has been in the works since last year. The app will allow you to stream a variety of premium movies and original HBO series content to your smartphones and tablets.

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Netflix Shifting To Multiple Simultaneous Streaming And More Personalized Accounts?

Netflix Shifting To Multiple Simultaneous Streaming And More Personalized Accounts?

Netflix may be offering family plans with the option for multiple simultaneous streams later this year. A message lifted from Netflix's investor relations FAQ page this morning seems to support speculation that the company is heading towards a more full on streaming model. They are looking into various service options to offer including one that encourages multiple accounts in one household.

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Facebook Could Present a Credible Threat to Netflix

Facebook Could Present a Credible Threat to Netflix

Facebook's trial run of movie rentals could spell trouble for Netflix in the future, but probably not the near future. On Monday, Facebook announced the availability of the movie "The Dark Knight" for rental using Facebook Credits. Having one movie available for rental is not exactly competing with Netflix, which has thousands, but it is an interesting direction for the social media giant.

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Vudu to Offer 1080p Streaming Content to Panasonic’s Viera Cast Blu-ray Players

Vudu to Offer 1080p Streaming Content to Panasonic’s Viera Cast Blu-ray Players

Oh my goodness! Vudu is back in a big way, yes? This most recent resurgence covers Panasonic's DMP-BDT350 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BDT300 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BDT100 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BD85, DMP-BD65, and DMP-B500 (the portable Blu-ray disc player). Starting November 24th, all of these devices will get complete access to the Vudu library - that is 4,000+ 1080p movies, all of them streaming, all of them promising to be totally frigging amazing. This system will work something like RedBox, with each title being available for $2 for a two-night rental. Firmware updates are on the way.

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