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Paramount tests frontier with 'Star Trek' drives

(AP) -- Paramount Pictures is exploring a new frontier by participating in an offer to sell Seagate Technology hard drives with a copy of the latest "Star Trek" movie and 20 other films already on board.

Apr 13, 2010
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New round of documents aired in Viacom-Google case

(AP) -- Before it bought online video service YouTube, employees of Google Inc. believed YouTube's business was risky because it relied on pirated content and recommended pursuing a different strategy, newly released documents ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Netflix to stream Paramount, Lionsgate, MGM movies

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. has reached a five-year deal worth nearly $1 billion to stream movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM online starting Sept. 1 - a major move that boosts its "Watch Instantly" offerings ...

Aug 10, 2010
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Hulu Plus set to hit 1 mln subscribers

(AP) -- Hulu Plus, the video subscription plan that charges $8 a month to watch a range of TV shows online, will have 1 million paying customers this year and post annual revenue of more than $200 million.

Feb 03, 2011
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Party over for 'Guitar Hero,' but not music games

(AP) -- "Guitar Hero" made ordinary people feel like rock stars, and its plastic guitars have redefined how people consume music and entertain themselves at house parties for the past half-decade. Yet its ...

Feb 10, 2011
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Viacom, YouTube air dirty laundry in legal battle

(AP) -- Viacom Inc. and Google Inc.'s YouTube site began airing each other's dirty laundry Thursday, providing a tantalizing peek at the wheeling and dealing that triggered a bitter battle over the copyright ...

Mar 18, 2010
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Iconic 'Guitar Hero' video game gets the ax

(AP) -- These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind "Guitar Hero" said Wednesday that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video game titles ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Viacom to NY court: Scrap YouTube copyright ruling

A lawyer for Viacom Inc. warned an appeals court panel Tuesday that there will be greater exploitation of copyright material on the Internet if the court lets YouTube get away with a business built on "rampant copyright infringement."

Oct 18, 2011
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