17 Results for

movie-rental company


Coming to a Facebook near you: Miramax movie rentals

An online video publishing company called Ooyala offers a new way to watch movies. By partnering with a major Hollywood studio, it plans to turn Facebook into a social entertainment hub.

By September 12, 2011


Apple falls short of 1,000 movie rentals

Company said it would have 1,000 titles available for rental through the iTunes Store by the end of February, but fewer than 400 have actually appeared.

By March 3, 2008


Why Apple should launch iTunes movie rentals now

Rumors are abound that Apple will release a movie rental service on iTunes. And as Don Reisinger points out, the company should do it as soon as possible.

By December 18, 2007


Blockbuster picks Blu-ray for movie rentals

Blockbuster Inc. announced on Monday that it would rent only Blu-ray discs and not HD DVDs, in its 1,700 company-owned stores.

By June 17, 2007


Roger Ebert says Netflix has stopped buying indie films

The famed film critic laments that the movie rental company has "largely stopped buying streaming rights" to independent films. Netflix denies this.

By March 5, 2012


Netflix 'hates' upsetting customers, but most won't cancel

Movie-rental service says it laments customer backlash to upcoming 60 percent price increase, but says it could help company generate $1 billion in quarterly revenue for first time.

By July 25, 2011


What was Hollywood's role in Netflix price hike?

As Netflix customers cast about for answers to why the movie-rental company unexpectedly raised prices by 60 percent, some observers are speculating that Hollywood is in some way forcing its hand.

By July 18, 2011


Google announces music, movies, and more

On Day 1 of the Google I/O developers conference, the company rolled out updates for its Honeycomb tablet OS, announced the Ice Cream Sandwich mobile phone OS, and debuted new music-streaming and movie rental services.

May 10, 2011


Redbox launches Android app, updates iPhone app

Movie rental company Redbox beefs up iPhone app and launches new Android app for customers who want to be able to find kiosks and browse available films.

By February 15, 2011


Redbox rolls out Blu-ray rentals

The quickly growing movie rental company is now bringing Blu-ray movies to its kiosks. They'll cost $1.50 per day.

By July 30, 2010