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.

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?

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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