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Zediva forced to shutter DVD-streaming service

Zediva forced to shutter DVD-streaming service

The Zediva DVD streaming service launched in November of 2010. The service offered to stream DVDs to a viewer over the internet and had prices that were much cheaper than rentals on other streaming services. I am sure that low price lead to a good number of customers for Zediva. DVD rentals on the service were $1.99 each or 10 for $10. On iTunes, renting the same movie would cost you $4.99.

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Netflix To Land DreamWorks Movie Streaming Exclusive

Netflix To Land DreamWorks Movie Streaming Exclusive

Netflix may soon be getting an exclusive deal with DreamWorks for movie streaming. According to a Bloomberg source, the two companies have been in talks and are ready to finalize the deal as soon as this week. It's believed that they are waiting for both companies to announce their quarterly earnings results before they announce the partnership.

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Netflix signs deal with Miramax for content streaming

Netflix signs deal with Miramax for content streaming

I am a big fan of Netflix and the ability to stream content like all sorts of TV shows and movies to my TV or mobile device at will. I also like the fact that Netflix is always working in getting more content for users to stream so each time I log on there is generally always something new to watch and enjoy. Netflix has announced a new deal has been signed with Miramax films for streaming movies and there are several good films in the deal.

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Google Teams Up With Sony Pictures, NBC Universal, And Warner Bros For YouTube Movies

Google Teams Up With Sony Pictures, NBC Universal, And Warner Bros For YouTube Movies

Earlier a post on the YouTube blog by chief exec Salar Kamangar tipped that a major announcement would be revealed in a following post today involving the addition of new movie titles for rent on YouTube. And now it looks like all the details are coming in and its confirmed that Google has partnered up with Sony Pictures, NBC Universal, and Warner Brothers to bring 3,000 new full-length feature films taking their total rental catalog up to over 6000 titles.

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YouTube Teases 3,000 New Movies For Rent

YouTube Teases 3,000 New Movies For Rent

YouTube chief Salar Kamanger teased in a company blog post this morning that YouTube's movie rental service will soon be adding 3,000 new movie titles. The post mainly expressed their desire to become a destination for not only home-made videos, or those of your favorite YouTube stars, but also a place where you can now find big Hollywood movies. Kamanger said that more details on the new movies will be revealed in a post later today.

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Less TVs in the US, is it the Economy or the Internet?

Less TVs in the US, is it the Economy or the Internet?

I am considered an oddity among some of my friends and family because I don't have cable. I do have a TV, but I rely on DVDs, Netflix and my Roku player for my television viewing. When someone asks me if I've seen a commercial, I just smile and say "no". In fact, my daughter (at 4 years old) was shocked the first time she watched Nickelodeon when the commercials came on. She had never seen one. But maybe my odd choice is becoming less odd. A new report by Nielsen shows that for the first time since 1992, there are less US households with television sets. To be sure, the vast majority of households still own TVs, but the percentage has gone from 98.9 percent to 96.7 percent. Part of the explanation is the economy, and the change to digital. But is there another explanation?

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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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