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Berkeley, CA: How Berkeley's Last Video Rental Store Survived The Digital Apocalypse

berkeley.patch.com | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

"It's like the theater in a way. There is some magic about coming to the video store."...

Netflix Gets Kid Friendly Amid Subscriber Backlash

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Associated Press)-- Netflix Inc. is giving kids and their parents a new reason to embrace its Internet video subscription service amid ...

Take A Look Inside A Netflix 'Factory'

Business Insider's Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

Want to know why you're going to have to pay more for your Netflix subscription? Netflix content costs are about to go way up, and its DVD business...

Netflix Opens a Pandora's Box

Tom Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Silva

We're better educated and more curious about the world than big business gives us credit. And that's the lesson of Netflix. When given the choice of something interesting and exciting that sidesteps the mainstream, we will take it.

Profiles in Doing Both: Is There a Sequel in Blockbuster's Future?

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

To survive its bankruptcy, Blockbuster must move quickly and optimize its workforce and store count. It also needs to reduce its debt. Most importantly, Blockbuster must also reinvent how Americans consume media.

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 ...

Is Blu-ray That Red-Hot?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

With time it was inevitable that the technological innovation called "Blu-ray" would impinge on my particular corner of the movie universe, and I would have to confront it, willingly or not.

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...

Why Must We Still Wait Months To See First-Run Movies On DVD?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

The conventional thinking that a movie is best appreciated on a huge screen and in an assemblage of strangers no longer holds true when compared to a high-definition home theater.

On Paul McCartney, and the Memories He Made

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

To relive Beatlemania in all its madcap glory, I suggest you sit yourselves down to the following double-feature.

Product Service Systems: One You Already Know and One You Need to Know About

Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Collin Dunn

I'm a huge fan of the "Product Service System," better known to some as PSS. Though the name is easy to trip over, the concept is brilliant: rather th...

Breakdown Knocks Out Netflix Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS GATOS, Calif. — Online DVD rental leader Netflix Inc. is suffering a technology breakdown that's knocked out its Web site, inconveniencing i...

Edwards Barnstorms Through 24 Straight Hours Of Campaigning

Reuters | Matthew Bigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards barnstormed through 24 straight hours of campaigning on Wednesday to dramatize the urgency of his fight...

Netflix Earnings Demolish Expectations

TheStreet.com | Nat Worden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Price cuts enabled Netflix to regain its footing in the online DVD rental market after a challenge from Blockbuster spooked the company and its invest...