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Happy with Netflix/Redbox 28-Day Delays? Warner Bros is too, and Wants More!

Happy with Netflix/Redbox 28-Day Delays? Warner Bros is too, and Wants More!

Early 2010, Warner Brothers studios pressured Redbox and Netflix into delaying rental releases by 28 days in hopes of people deciding they needed the movies as fast as they could get them, getting them then to purchase the movies from the store rather than renting. Apparently they succeeded, or at least they say they succeeded siting a 15% increase in packaged media sales since the 28 day decree. Now WB may be increasing the delay to see if sales increase even more.

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The Daily Slash: September 30th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 30th 2010

As we mark the last hours of the final day of September, we're left with only one thing to do: The Daily Slash. So, welcome to tonight's edition. In our story from around the Web, it looks like Time Warner's CEO is chiming in about Apple TV's pricing, and he's not a fan. And then, just as we do every night, we'll wrap up what's been going on in the R3 Media Network.

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Hulu Plus Could be Adding CBS and Time Warner in Time for Paid Subscription

Hulu Plus Could be Adding CBS and Time Warner in Time for Paid Subscription

Until we get some kind of official confirmation, we're still sticking to Hulu Plus. It just has that kind of ring to it that we can't ignore. And it's been awhile since we last heard anything about the subscription-based service for one of the Internet's most popular video streaming services. While we already know that the subscription service will likely appear on Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Apple's iPad, the content of that subscription has been tossed around all willy-nilly. Thanks to a leak, though, we can start to see what may be utilized as content.

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Time Warner and NBC Will Remain Flash-Focused

Time Warner and NBC Will Remain Flash-Focused

Apple's iPad is something of a powerhouse when it comes to videos, or at least that's what Apple wants you to think of their tablet device. And, if you were to watch the antics of ABC and Netflix, then you might think that's true. But, they're not the only sources of video out there, and even if CBS and others are focusing on the transition to HTML5 themselves, there's still some companies out there that believe Flash is still where the focus of the Internet is. For example, Time Warner and NBC dont' feel the need to switch.

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Verizon and Time Warner Set to Test Internet TV for Subscribers

Verizon and Time Warner Set to Test Internet TV for Subscribers

Looks like good things come in pairs. Today, both Verizon and Time Warner announced that they are going to start issuing trials of Internet TV for subscribers. It's part of the TV Everywhere initiative, and allows users to watch television shows on the web regardless of whether or not they're at home. For Time Warner, you must have an existing cable TV service, and FiOS TV for the Big Red. Many of the shows on the provided networks will go online around their original air date, and actually shows that rarely reach sites or online retailers like Hulu or the iTunes Store respectively.

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