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Why Health Insurers May Be Destined to Follow Blockbuster Into Irrelevance

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Remember Blockbuster? In its heyday -- which wasn't so long ago -- Blockbuster had 60,000 employees and 9,000 locations. For most Americans, for a minute anyway, it was the place to rent a movie.

The Lost Art of Renting a Movie

Rachel Weight | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Rachel Weight

I am a pretty decisive person, but I love, LOVE movies, and I love wandering the aisles of a movie rental place, for an hour or more, trying to figure out what movie I am most in the mood to see.

Putting Computers in Their Place: Computer Chess and The Nerd Origins of Today's Technopoly

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

You probably haven't heard of Computer Chess. After all, it has no stars in it. What Computer Chess has going for it, though, is that it tells the unvarnished, gawky truth about the early days of this public menace we've come to know as the 'computer.'

Blockbuster Closing All Of Its Remaining Retail Stores

Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

Blockbuster plans to end all domestic retail activity, as well as its by-mail movie distribution, by early 2014, the home movie provider's parent comp...

Ode to Jumbo Video: A Two Minute Story

Steve Saylor | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Steve Saylor

We are all busy humans living out our daily lives and it is hard to sit down and actually read a full-length book. With that in mind, here is a quick ...

Even More Bad News For Blockbuster

Reuters | Liana B. Baker | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

By Liana B. Baker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp will be closing more U.S. Blockbuster stores across than it had originally pl...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - Blockbuster Inc, which filed for bankruptcy last year, said it has started the process to sell itself and has entered into a "stalking hor...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

* Company could fetch more than $300 mln - WSJ * Icahn a leading contender to buy, paper says (Adds details) NEW YORK Feb 10 (Reuters) - Blockbuster...