News tagged with movie studios

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.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateDec 20, 2014 in Business
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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 ...

dateJan 10, 2012 in Business
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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 ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateMar 16, 2011 in Internet
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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 ...

dateFeb 11, 2013 in Business
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