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Verizon's Redbox Instant Video Streaming To Shut Down

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Redbox Instant, a streaming video service operated by Verizon Communications Inc and Outerwall Inc's Redbox, will shut down nex...

Fast Cash for Your Old Cell Phone

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Natalie Pace

Companies like ecoATM, Liquidity Services, Electronic Recyclers International Inc. and Appliance Recycling Centers of America all make it easy for Americans to properly dispose of your old cell phone, tablet, computer or refrigerator, and will dismantle the products in a responsible way.

Redbox, How I Yearn for Blockbuster

Greg Schwem | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

The source of my ire began on a recent Friday when I was charged with renting a movie suitable for 11-year-old viewing. Translation? Something void of gratuitous sex, nonstop profanity or Jason Statham. Monsters University fit the bill.

Opportunities Abound at the American Film Market

Michael Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

The good news from mostly upbeat panelists was that money is loosening up and the trauma of the global economic collapse seems to be over.

Yet Another Company Will Begin Taking On Netflix

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 02.10.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — DVD kiosk operator Redbox is launching a challenge to Netflix's streaming-video supremacy. Later this month, Redbo...

An Advanced Guide to Redbox Etiquette

Chris Krapek | Posted 12.02.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

If you feel like the cordial grace period of the person in front of you has expired, pressure them to make up their fickle mind. Don't stand too close, but just close enough to make them feel your accelerating pulse and your judgmental eyes.

Greg Sims' Formula For Success: Making Movies the Low-Budget Way

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"When people realize that not everyone can make a real movie with a limited budget and have a success, it's very rewarding. We've found success spending less money and will, dollar-for-dollar earn more money."

Dad Plays Porn Instead Of 'Smurfs' At Kid's Party

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

By Associated Press TREMONTON, Utah – Police aren't filing charges against a father who briefly played a pornographic video instead of "The Smurf...

Huge Tech Companies Team Up To Take Down Netflix

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

Could Redbox be ready to leak a Redstream? Redbox and Verizon have outed a press release touting a new "joint venture" that will apparently combine...

Netflix Users To Wait Twice As Long For Warner Brothers Flicks

Peter Kafka | Posted 01.06.2012 | Technology

‪‬ By Peter Kafka, Warner Brothers Will Make Netflix, Redbox, Blockbuster Wait Longer for New Movies via All Things D Want to watch a new mo...

Netflix Rival Hikes Prices

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Redbox's DVD rental kiosks are attracting movie lovers fed up with Netflix's video subscription service. But now Redbox's owner,...

9 Services That Could Be The New Netflix

Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP/The Huffington Post) -- The DVD-by-mail service Netflix built its business on will soon be known as Qwikster. The rebranding follows Netf...

Netflix Price Hike Is Competitor's Golden Opportunity

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

By Michael Liedtke, the Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Netflix is giving Redbox a golden opportunity to gain some ground. Beginning Thursday...

Jason Gilbert

How Netflix Became A Bigger Loser Than Blockbuster In 2 Weeks | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

There are several titles in Netflix's huge video library that might be used to describe the company's incredible fall from its customers' good graces ...

'How Could Netflix Do This To Me?': Netflix Users Lash Out

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Judging by the reactions to the Netflix price hike--posted on Twitter feeds, Tumblrs and comments forums across the web--the streaming video and DVD-m...

Are Studios Dead?

Jeffrey Korchek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Korchek

It's possible that the General Motors model of a movie studio where one studio and its executives try to make a steady stream of comedies, dramas, genre pictures and those $200 million-plus things that hold up tents, is over.

8 Big Companies That Grew Through The Recession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall St.: The recession that began in 2007, and by some accounts is only barely over now, shut down and largely reversed the growth of most Am...

eBooks Outsell Hardcovers

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Amazon announced that eBooks for Kindle are outselling hardcover books. According to Amazon, customers are purchasing 143 Kindles, and 180 Kindle books, for every 100 hardcover books.

Redbox To Delay Rental Movies From Fox, Universal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Redbox, the leading $1-per-night DVD rental kiosk operator, said Thursday it agreed to delay renting movies from 20th Century Fox ...

Hollywood + Silicon Valley = Frenemies?

Daren Tsui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daren Tsui

Music labels fought change so hard that by the time they accepted it, fans had gotten used to pirating music. Hollywood needs to learn the same lesson. If it's going to stay viable, Hollywood needs Silicon Valley and vice versa.

Blockbuster Closings: Up To 960 Stores May Be Closed

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Blockbuster Inc. may close as many as 960 stores by the end of next year, shedding more dead weight as the struggling video rent...

Redbox: Movie Studios See A Threat In Growth Of Redbox

The New York Times | BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By December, there will be 22,000 Redbox machines in spots like supermarkets, Wal-Mart Stores and fast-food restaurants. Redbox's growth -- it star...