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Dish Network Spills Plans For Blockbuster Purchase

Last month Dish Network won an auction for Blockbuster video stores (the chain was bankrupt), but kept pretty closed lipped about their plans for the new purchase. But last week Dish announced exactly what...

Are Rental Kiosks More Popular Than Retail Stores?

Are Rental Kiosks More Popular Than Retail Stores?

In a study from the NPD Group, kiosks surpassed in store DVD rentals by 4%. Kiosks like Redbox are growing rapidly in popularity, while physical stores like Blockbuster are dropping slowly. According to NPD,...

Blockbuster Passed On Partnership Offer With Netflix

Blockbuster Passed On Partnership Offer With Netflix

According to Barry McCarthy, chief financial officer of Netflix (he recently resigned), in early 2000, Reed Hastings (Netflix CEO and co-founder) approached Blockbuster CEO John Antioco with a proposition that Netflix would run the...

WD TV Live Plus Now Features Blockbuster on Demand

WD TV Live Plus Now Features Blockbuster on Demand

Western Digital’s streaming media services just received a serious facelift to maintain its competitive edge beyond 2010. The company is involved with countless other streaming media companies in the war to gain content streaming...