News tagged with movie studios

Sony tells AFP it still plans movie release

Sony Pictures boss Michael Lynton denied Friday the Hollywood studio has "caved" by canceling the release of "The Interview," and said it still hoped to release the controversial film.

18 hours ago
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Starz renews deal to get Sony movies through 2021

(AP)—Premium pay TV channel Starz has renewed its agreement to carry movies from Sony Pictures through films hitting theaters in 2021. The deal comes two months after Netflix snatched future Disney movies from Starz, and ...

Feb 11, 2013
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Home video spending in US falls 2 percent in 2011

(AP) -- Home video spending in the U.S. fell 2 percent to about $18 billion in 2011. A surge in the popularity of movie streaming services like Netflix Inc. and gains in Blu-ray disc sales helped offset some of the drop ...

Jan 10, 2012
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Apple in talks for iCloud for movies (Update)

Apple Inc. is in talks with Hollywood studios about offering a system that would allow people to buy movies on iTunes and watch them on multiple Apple-made devices without the need to transfer or save files, according to ...

Oct 13, 2011
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Zediva taps loophole, offers new movies online

A California startup is making new hit movies such as "The Fighter" available for instant viewing online through a loophole: It lets customers rent a DVD and a player that are actually located in the Silicon Valley.

Mar 16, 2011
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YouTube to offer online movie rentals

YouTube is considering streaming movies for rental, a move that would see the free video-sharing site charging for content for the first time, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2009
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Details scant in venture with IAC, NBC's Silverman

(AP) -- A new venture that NBC Entertainment co-chairman Ben Silverman is leaving the network to form with Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp promises better integration of ad campaigns by involving advertisers ...

Jul 27, 2009
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AT&T to start sending copyright warnings

(AP) -- AT&T Inc., the nation's largest Internet service provider, will start sending warnings to its subscribers when music labels and movie studios allege that they are trafficking in pirated material, according to an ...

Mar 26, 2009
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