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Carl Icahn Prepared To Buy Circuit City

AP | MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Consumer electronics retailer Circuit City Stores said Friday that it will allow Blockbuster to review its books in connection with t...

Netflix: Don't Call Us Obsolete

Fortune | Michael V. Copeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Netflix announces its first-quarter earnings after the bell Monday, April, 21. With a spate of upgrades by analysts during Q1, Netflix is expected to ...

Netflix: Don't Call Us Obsolete

Fortune | Michael V. Copeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Netflix announces its first-quarter earnings after the bell Monday, April, 21. With a spate of upgrades by analysts during Q1, Netflix is expected to ...

Blockbuster's Questionable Bid for Circuit City

Scott Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Anthony

Combining Blockbuster and Circuit City seems like a pretty bad idea. Each company has distinct strategic issues to address. A merger could very well distract them from the task at hand at the exact worst time.

Blockbuster Offers $1+ Billion For Circuit City

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — Blockbuster Inc., which has been busy trying to fix its own movie-rental business, is making a hostile takeover bid of just over $1 bil...

Blockbuster To Stream Videos Direct To TVs

Hollywood Reporter | Andrew Wallenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apple TV is getting some competition from Blockbuster. The home video giant is developing a set-top device for streaming films directly to TV sets an...

Will Apple Kill Netflix?

Motley Fool | Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Apple has taken on computing giants, music industry behemoths, and even Hollywood fat cats with ease in recent years. There's no reason to break a swe...

New "Jackass" Movie Bypassing Theaters, Heading Straight For Internet

AP | Erin Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The next batch of painful "Jackass" stunts is coming to a computer screen near you. The first two films -- spun off from the former MTV series -- co-...

Analysts: Postal Rate Change Will Wallop Netflix, Help Blockbuster

Silicon Valley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another reason for Netflix (NFLX) to hurry up and transition to a purely digital model: A potential postal rate change could cut the company's operati...