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blockbusters

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AT&T to acquire DirecTV for $48.5B in blockbuster deal

Acquisition creates a powerhouse for services in the home, allowing AT&T to pair its own wireless network with DirecTV's satellite TV service.

By May 18, 2014

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Blockbuster is back: 10 new stores to open this year

DVD rental chain Blockbuster is coming back, with new stores, its postal DVD service, and streaming options all on the cards.

By February 28, 2014

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Blockbuster to call it quits in the UK

The move follows the decision by parent company Dish to shut down all company-owned stores in the United States.

By December 12, 2013

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And the last Blockbuster movie ever rented is...

Company commemorates the auspicious occasion of its final film rental by capturing the moment for posterity.

By November 12, 2013

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How to rent movies now that Blockbuster is dead

Rest in peace, Blockbuster stores. Long live Redbox, libraries, streaming services, and other alternatives.

By November 7, 2013

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Blockbuster stores meet their end

Dish shutters 300 Blockbuster video stores and ends the DVDs-by-mail program, Amazon pushes bookstores to sell the Kindle, and Google creates a caller ID database for Android.

By November 6, 2013

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Blockbuster stores meet their end

Dish shutters 300 Blockbuster video stores and ends the DVDs-by-mail program, Amazon pushes bookstores to sell the Kindle, and Google creates an auto caller ID database for Android.

By November 6, 2013

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What will you miss least about Blockbuster? (poll)

Once upon a time it ruled the DVD-rental roost. Now Blockbuster's shutting all of its doors. Get nostalgic and tell us what you won't miss about the chain.

By November 6, 2013

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Blockbuster throws in the towel

The DVD-rental chain will close down its remaining US stores and curtail its DVD-by-mail rental service.

By November 6, 2013

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Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll

The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.

By September 17, 2014