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  1. Verizon To Launch Streaming Service With Redbox, Challenge To Netflix

    February 07, 2012 7:00 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks. Verizon and Coinstar Inc., Redbox's parent company, said Monday that the ser ...

  2. Wal-Mart Offers Video Streaming Via Vudu Post Netflix Price Increases

    July 26, 2011 8:05 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Now playing: Movies at Walmart.com. The world's largest retailer on Tuesday started streaming many movies the same day they come out on DVD, in a second bid for a share of popular movie rental and streaming website Netflix Inc ...

  3. Netflix Rates Rise Up To 60 Pct For DVD, Streaming

    July 12, 2011 10:10 PM EDT Netflix is raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet. The company is separating the two options so that subscribers who want both will have to buy separate ...

  4. Blockbuster Files Antitrust Claims Against Netflix

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Netflix sued Blockbuster in an April lawsuit. Blockbuster Inc., North America's largest video rental chain, on Tuesday (June 13) said it filed antitrust counterclaims in a San Francisco federal lawsuit brought by Netflix Inc., an online DVD r ...

  5. Netflix Settlement OK'd

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Company to offer a free month to 5.5 million subs. A judge has approved a class-action settlement requiring Netflix Inc. to offer a free month of DVDs to 5.5 million current and former subscribers, resolving a case that prompted the online rental ...

  6. Netflix Takes Over Wal-Mart DVD Rentals

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wal-Mart Stores is handing off its online DVD rental business to Netflix, signaling the world's largest retailer couldn't beat the Internet upstart at its own game. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores is handing off its online DVD rent ...

  7. Netflix Reports Growth

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Revenues, income jump in Q4. Netflix reports that its total revenues and subscriber rate each grew more than 75% in the fourth quarter. The Los Gatos, Calif.-based online rental service earned $143.9 million in revenues in the fourth quarter, up 7 ...

  8. Disc Makers Sign On For RepliCheck

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sanyo, JVC, Q-Media, Eva-Tone, Oasis to use anti-piracy service. Audible Magic, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based anti-piracy technology firm, says it has inked deals with five CD manufacturers for its RepliCheck digital fingerprinting service. The deals ...

  9. Netflix Stock Plunges

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shares in Netflix dropped nearly 40% in early trading today (Oct. 15), amid news that the online company is lowering its monthly fees and Amazon.com may be entering the video rental business. Shares in Netflix dropped nearly 40% in early trading t ...

  10. Netflix Stock Jumps On Raised Forecast

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shares in online rental service Netflix rose 13.6% to $19.60 today (Oct. 5) amid news that third-quarter earnings are expected to be above earlier company forecasts. Shares in online rental service Netflix rose 13.6% to $19.60 today (Oct. 5) amid ...

  11. Netflix Hit With Suit Over Share Price

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Investor Eugene Rausch has filed a federal class action against Internet DVD rental firm Netflix Inc. and its top executives, claiming the company pumped up its stock price by hiding from shareholders LOS ANGELES -- Investor Eugene Rausch has file ...

  12. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  13. Netflix Hit With Suit Over Share Price

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Investor claims crucial info was withheld. Investor Eugene Rausch has filed a federal class action against Internet DVD rental firm Netflix Inc. and its top executives, claiming the company pumped up its stock price by hiding from shareholders the ...

  14. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has inked an alliance with Audible Magic, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based anti-piracy firm. Sony will electronically register its new music with Audible Magic's CopySense, a technol Sony Music Entertainment has inked an all ...

  15. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Entertainment has inked an alliance with Audible Magic, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based anti-piracy firm. Sony will electronically register its new music with Audible Magic's CopySense, a technol Sony Music Entertainment has inked an all ...

  16. Blockbuster Expands Monthly Subscription Plan

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video-rental giant Blockbuster is going national with a monthly subscription plan that lets customers rent an unlimited number of movies and keep two or three at a time without running up late fees. Video-rental giant Blockbuster is going national ...

  17. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ipsos-Insight study points to shift in focus. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. According to new figu ...

  18. Downloaders Going After More Film, Music Videos

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music marketplace, American downloaders are increasingly turning their digital-consumption sights toward motion pictures. Beneath the media blitz surrounding piracy in the digital-music mar ...

  19. Netflix To Increase Subscription Price

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online rental service Netflix is raising its monthly subscription cost by $2. In mid-June, the monthly fee will increase to $21.99 from $19.95. Online rental service Netflix is raising its monthly subscription cost by $2. In mid-June, the monthly ...