Zediva Lets You Stream New DVD Releases Cheap and Instantly

Zediva is a streaming service that lets you watch new movie releases online. For $2, the company sets aside the new DVD you'd like to see, along with a DVD player, reserved just for you. Your remote control? Your computer, tablet or Google TV. It's a cunning workaround to let you stream these new releases since… » 3/16/11 11:54pm 3/16/11 11:54pm

Blockbuster Essentially Concedes to Netflix

Buried in the pile of bad news that was Blockbuster's Q3 earnings report (losses more than tripled vs. last year to $35 million) was the quote from CEO Jim Keyes that "the company will no longer be narrowly focused on its online subscriber count but instead will concentrate on the growth of, and report on, its total… » 11/02/07 1:15am 11/02/07 1:15am

Blockbuster Fires Off Email Notifying Customers of Price Increase

What kind of price war is this? Yesterday we saw proof of Netflix cutting a dollar off its three-disc at-a-time plan resulting in a $15.99 monthly tariff, and today a tipster shows us an email from Blockbuster talking about raising prices. But there's some good news in that email for existing customers. » 8/17/07 11:15am 8/17/07 11:15am