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  1. Online Movie Start-up Prescreen Adds Blockbuster, IM Global Execs as Advisory Board Members

    3:53 pm 1/18/2012

    

IM founder and CEO Stuart Ford and the rental firm's Tim Wesley will advise the recently launched distribution and marketing platform.

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  2. Redbox, Blockbuster Oppose Warner Bros. Plan to Delay New DVD Rentals for Eight Weeks

    5:41 am 1/11/2012

    Netflix is going along with the new plan, with one analyst saying that the online streaming firm is "really not focused on new releases."Read more

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  3. Warner Bros. Doubles Delay on Netflix, Redbox DVD Rentals to 56 Days

    5:42 am 1/6/2012

    The change is part of Hollywood studios' effort to support DVD sales.Read more

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  4. Warner Bros. Keeps Latest Films from Dish's Blockbuster Amid Window Dispute

    5:45 am 10/27/2011

    Blockbuster has bought DVDs of "Horrible Bosses" and "Green Lantern" on the open market as Warner is looking to expand 28-day release windows in place with such companies as Netflix and Redbox.Read more

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  5. Dish Network and Blockbuster Will Combine Their Wares

    11:23 am 9/23/2011

    The new product, dubbed Blockbuster Movie Pass, includes DVDs, video games and unlimited streaming, but is only available to Dish subscribers.Read more

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  6. Dish Network Planning to Launch Blockbuster-Based Netflix Rival

    2:55 pm 9/2/2011

    UPDATED: The country's second largest satellite TV provider looks to go head-to-head with the bruised Netflix.Read more

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  7. Netflix Price Increases Take Effect Thursday

    8:43 am 9/1/2011

    Customers who use streaming video and get DVDs by mail may see 60 percent price hikes.Read more

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  8. Analysts See Latest Clues for Dish Network Online Video, Broadband Services

    1:45 pm 8/23/2011

    "There is clearly an over-the-top service on the horizon" that would use Blockbuster content and compete with Netflix, says Wells Fargo's Marci Ryvicker after a Monday filing with the FCC.Read more

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  9. Dish-Owned Blockbuster Will Keep More Than 1,500 Stores Open

    3:14 pm 7/21/2011

    The video rental company in recent months worked to reach agreements with landlords that make financial sense for the company. Read more

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  10. Redbox President Mitch Lowe to Depart

    1:27 pm 7/21/2011

    The DVD rental kiosk operator said it has launched an external search for a successor as parent company Coinstar pre-announced quarterly results that came in below expectations and its stock dropped sharply in after-hours.Read more

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