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on-demand media

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Sony warns of income drop as demand for disc-based media evaporates

The Japanese tech giant has offered a revised earnings statement, blaming a costly exit from the PC business and diminishing demand for disc-based media.

By May 1, 2014

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Vimeo relaunches On Demand pay-for-play platform

The updated site introduces a storefront and collections of films to make it easier for viewers to find -- and pay filmmakers directly -- for videos that interest them.

By March 10, 2014

Editors' Take

Sony FMP-X10 4K Ultra HD Media Player

The FMP-X10 is Sony's second-generation 4K media player, equipped with a 1TB hard drive, access to hundreds of 4K movies, and Netflix's 4K streaming service. It will debut in July for $699, although customers who pre-order can save $200.

April 16, 2014

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Verizon to buy EdgeCast to meet demand for online media

With the approval of both company boards, the deal is expected to close early next year.

By December 9, 2013

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'Sesame Street' launches own video-on-demand service

New subscription service offers access to hundreds of full-length, ad-free episodes of the classic preschooler program.

By April 8, 2014

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."

By February 26, 2014

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Portuguese media outlets demand Google pay for links, news leads

The latest example of a trend sweeping the Continent: Make the company pay for the right to use links, story snippets in Google News.

By March 27, 2013

Review

2Wire MediaPoint Digital Media Player w/ Blockbuster OnDemand

While it falls short of competing options from Vudu, Apple, and Roku, the 2Wire Blockbuster OnDemand box offers basic on-demand movie streaming at an attractive price.

January 28, 2009

2.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2009

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VLC for iOS

As long as you have the videos to watch, VLC's gesture controls and smooth performance make it an excellent app for video playback.

January 22, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating January 22, 2014

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Licence-fee payers won't demand 4K shows, says BBC exec

Mark Harrison, controller of production for BBC North, reckons punters won't be knocking the corporation's door down demanding Doctor Who in Ultra HD.

By November 7, 2013