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Netflix vs. Blockbuster: What's the best service for streaming and DVDs?

Netflix and Blockbuster are still the only major services that offer discs by mail and online streaming. How do they compare? And what about competitors like Vudu, iTunes, and Hulu Plus?

By September 2, 2011

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Look out, Netflix: Dish set to unveil Blockbuster streaming details Friday

Dish Network will unveil what it calls "the most comprehensive home entertainment package ever" on Friday.

By September 19, 2011

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Apple TV vs. Roku 2: What's the best streaming-media device for under $100?

Both Apple and Roku sell black boxes that offer Netflix and other streaming services. Which one's the best value for your $99?

By August 29, 2011

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Dish unveils Blockbuster Movie Pass media bundle

Dish announces Blockbuster-branded bundle of streaming movies and television shows; DVDs and games by mail; and access to premium movie channels. The service is available only to Dish customers.

By September 23, 2011

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Blockbuster Movie Pass no Netflix killer

Amid much hype, Dish announces an attractive media bundle that is only available to Dish subscribers. That's not a viable alternative to Netflix.

By September 23, 2011

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Dish, Blockbuster to take on Netflix with streaming (report)

The two plan to launch a video streaming service, according to Bloomberg. But the biggest blow to Netflix could be that the new service may include movies from Starz.

By September 2, 2011

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Former Blockbuster CEO tells his side of Netflix story

New documentary serves up some anecdotes about the rivalry, including one about the time former Blockbuster CEO John Antioco mailed Netflix chief Reed Hastings an actual kitchen sink.

By May 25, 2011

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Dish unveils Blockbuster Movie Pass (live blog)

Dish Network and Blockbuster unveil their first integrated service, which includes movie streaming. Should Netflix worry? CNET live-blogged the news.

By September 23, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1558: Dish and Blockbuster: meh? (Podcast)

Dish and Blockbuster announce their Netflix-killing movie delivery and streaming plan, but it's kind of a letdown unless you're a really happy Dish subscriber. HP puts Meg Whitman in charge and boots Leo Apotheker, which no one seems all that happy about except maybe HP's wildly dysfunctional board. The entire foundation of the world and physics is rocked by the possibility of particles that can travel faster than light, but mostly, you just wish we could go back in time and un-announce that the show's going weekly. Hey, but bonus show Monday! See you then!

By September 23, 2011

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Netflix inks two-year deal with Discovery

The companies have signed a two-year deal that will bring shows from Discovery Communications, including "Man vs. Wild," among many others to Netflix.

By September 21, 2011