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$20 Ultraviolet dongle on the way -- but will anyone buy it?

A new HDMI dongle aims to make it easier for Ultraviolet users to access their digital lockers -- but is it really bringing anything new to the table?

By August 6, 2014

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What is Ultraviolet?

The digital movie service is now live in Australia, but what actually is Ultraviolet and how do you use it?

By May 7, 2013

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M-Go offers on-demand and UltraViolet on TVs, tablets

M-Go is a new competitor to Amazon and Vudu that offers on-demand TV and movie streaming to tablets and compatible televisions.

By January 17, 2013

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Hollywood tries again to shine light on UltraViolet

The film studios' initiative to seed the cloud with movies hasn't caught on yet with consumers. So the push is on to tweak the offering and generate some demand.

By October 8, 2012

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Will Hollywood's 'UltraViolet' plan replace the DVD?

A group of film studios, consumer electronics companies, software makers, and ISPs say they are offering consumers an easier way to store, view, and access content. Critics say it's PlaysForSure all over again.

By January 5, 2011

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UltraViolet: DRM by any other name still stinks

First major outing of Hollywood's UltraViolet digital streaming effort shows the scheme for what it really is: DRM all over again, and a way to make you pay for content over and over, too.

By March 16, 2012

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Ep. 1273: A little bit of the old UltraViolet

Another decade, another attempt at an almost certainly ill-fated universal DRM scheme. Hooray! This time, it's UltraViolet, and no, Disney (meaning Apple) isn't on board. Also, new details on how Google and China reached their license renewal deal. Upshot: diplomacy in action. And Apple is closing in on surpassing Microsoft in actual revenue. Yowsa.

By July 20, 2010

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Amazon to distribute UltraViolet films for Warner Bros.

Amazon VP Bill Carr announced yesterday that the retailer has agreed to start offering movies on UltraViolet, but for some reason didn't reveal the studio.

By January 11, 2012

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Amazon casts flattering light on UltraViolet

UltraViolet, the digital-locker effort supported by most of the major film studios, chalks up a big day at CES by announcing deals with Amazon and Samsung. Questions still linger about why UV has appeared to struggle to attract movie distributors.

By January 10, 2012

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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