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Redbox, like Netflix, agrees to sales-only window

Video rental kiosk operator follows video rental site in creating a 28-day period in which it won't rent new Warner Bros. releases. Deal is designed to help the studio boost DVD sales.

By February 16, 2010


Nokia shows signs of life, but North America market still a blip

Sales remain small -- albeit growing -- in region despite a strong push by AT&T and its phones showing up at Verizon Wireless.

By January 24, 2013


Netflix bows out of studios' UltraViolet group

CES is expected to be a big event for the UltraViolet film platform, which some say is the successor to the DVD. Despite the apparent significance, Netflix has chosen not to participate.

By January 9, 2012


Warner Bros. to force Netflix, Redbox to wait 56 days for DVDs?

The movie studio has yet to make the announcement, but the new deal is expected to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.

By January 6, 2012


How the defunct Dell Adamo led to the new XPS 15Z

Dell killed Adamo earlier this year when its take on the luxury laptop didn't resonate with customers. Now it's back with a more moderate take on a more wallet-friendly thin notebook.

By May 23, 2011


Best Buy: Delays on DVD rentals boost sales

A year ago, Netflix and Redbox agreed to delay renting newly released DVDs to help Hollywood studios boost disc sales. Retailers say the plan is working.

By April 14, 2011


Crazy Zediva streams movies only out on DVD

New service exploits copyright loophole by playing DVDs on its own DVD players, and streaming you the output. Think of it as a wall of Slingboxes, available for rent.

By March 16, 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 quarterly performance disappoints

Coinstar says it will post lower-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter. Analyst Michael Pachter called the quarter "a hiccup attributable to overly aggressive guidance."

By January 14, 2011


Week in review: Google's Buzz kill

The Web giant's foray into social networking comes with a few privacy knocks, while Microsoft and Yahoo win regulatory approval for their ad partnership. Also: Cell phone searches.

By February 19, 2010