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CEO of Coinstar on automating business

Aug 10, 2012
The success of the company Coinstar -- which owns the DVD rental kiosk company Redbox -- sheds light on the belief that things like DVDs and pennies have no future. Both businesses use machines to sell their products rather than human employees.
Posted In: Coinstar, Redbox, automation, vending machine

Verizon and Redbox plan new streaming service

Feb 7, 2012
We already have a company that offers streaming movies and TV shows as well as offering DVDs and Blu-Rays. It's Netflix. So why, then, are Verizon and Redbox teaming up to offer the same thing?
Posted In: netflix, Verizon, Redbox, streaming, DVD, blu-ray, Girl Scouts

Verizon and Redbox teaming up for Netflix knock-off

Feb 6, 2012
But what color will it be? Blue? Magenta? It’s so hard to know!
Posted In: Verizon, Redbox, netflix, streaming, DVD, blu-ray

Verizon to buy Netflix?

Dec 13, 2011
Ah, who knows. Maybe. It could. Unless it doesn’t.
Posted In: netflix, Verizon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Redbox

Warner Bros. stops doing Blockbuster any favors

Oct 27, 2011
If you can still find an open Blockbuster store somewhere (it's a little like Sasquatch, some people swear they've spotted one but the scientific...
Posted In: Blockbuster, dish network, netflix, Redbox, Tech Report

Zediva has new movies, low prices, legal questions

Mar 16, 2011
A web service called Zediva is offering rentals of new release movies before Netflix or Redbox. For only $1.99, you can watch the movie on your co...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, netflix, Redbox

MID-DAY UPDATE: Wells Fargo re-files, Nissan recalls and high speed rails

Oct 28, 2010
Wells Fargo will re-file 55,000 problematic foreclosure documents, but will not issue a blanket moratorium. Today, we learned that the number of...
Posted In: Amendment 4, China, high speed rail, mid-day update, millionaire, Nissan, Redbox, Unemployment, Wells Fargo

MID-DAY UPDATE: Tube strike and retailers try

Sep 6, 2010
On this Labor Day, we have a story about retailers using deals and sales to lure in customers....
Posted In: British Airways, Germany, Gulf residents, mid-day update, Redbox, Retail, Tube, urban cruise

Redbox reaches deal with Fox, Universal

Apr 22, 2010
Cheap DVD kiosk company Redbox has reached a deal on legal disputes with Universal Studios and Twentieth Century Fox. Under the distribution...
Posted In: DVDs, Redbox