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Internet tax bill targets apps, music, movies, all downloads

May 6th, 2013 No comments

The U.S. Senate is set to vote today on a tax bill that would levy new fees on Americans who download digital products including movies, music, apps, and even WordPress themes. Originally posted at News – Politics and Law

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Netflix Makes Finding TV Shows and Movies Easier With Friends

March 13th, 2013 No comments

LOS GATOS, Calif., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today introduced new social features that make it easier and more fun to find TV shows and movies to watch and discuss with …

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DVD and DVD Replication Leader Digital Flex Media Offers Tips on Silk Screen Replication

August 13th, 2012 No comments

Leading CD replication and DVD replication company offers tips to help clients maximize their silk screen replication investment, and ensure that their brand and offering stands out in a competitive marketplace. Additional best practices on offset printing, artwork compression, transfer media and more are available on the Digital Flex Media Inc. website.Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) August 13 …

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Hollywood extends slow turnaround in home video sales

July 29th, 2012 No comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood studios continue to see a slow turnaround in home video sales after a seven-year decline, as consumers increase the numbers of movies and TV shows they stream online and buy more high-definition Blu-ray discs as DVDs fall from favor. The Digital Entertainment Group, a trade group whose members include studios and electronics companies in the video business, is …

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Smoking in movies may turn teens to cigarettes: study

July 10th, 2012 No comments

(Reuters) – Youth who watch a lot of movies with cigarette-smoking characters, no matter what the film’s rating is, are more likely to start smoking themselves, according to a new U.S. study. The lead author of the report, which appeared in Pediatrics, said the conclusion supports the idea that the smoking itself – not the sex, profanity or violence that may go along with it in certain films …

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Amazon's LoveFilm, taking on Netflix, adds Fox in Britain

June 25th, 2012 No comments

(Reuters) – LoveFilm, Amazon’s European DVD and movie streaming service, has agreed to stream movies and TV shows from News Corp’s Twentieth Century Fox TV unit, adding content from another Hollywood studio to compete with Netflix’s six-month-old British service. The agreement gives LoveFilm exclusive access to older episodes of TV shows such as Fox’s “24″ and the motorcycle drama “Sons of …

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After foreign haul, 'Battleship' faces choppy seas

May 4th, 2012 No comments

“Battleship,” the first in a string of movies based on Hasbro board games, has survived an armada of tomato-throwing critics and chugged to $170 million in ticket sales overseas.

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Netflix CEO: No plans to sell DVD division

April 23rd, 2012 No comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video rental company Netflix Inc has no plans to sell its DVD division, Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Monday during a conference call with analysts. Some industry analysts have speculated Netflix might sell the DVD unit as it turns into a company that streams movies and TV shows to Internet-connected televisions and devices. (Reporting By Lisa Richwine; Editing by …

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Global box office up 3 percent to $32.6 billion

March 22nd, 2012 No comments

Ticket sales for movies shown around the globe rose 3 percent in 2011 to $32.6 billion, largely because of growth in booming markets like China.

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DVD Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

March 19th, 2012 No comments

Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyDirector: Tomas AlfredsonStars: Gary Oldman, Colin FirthRating: ****“Nothing is genuine anymore,” a character sighs in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, but he couldn’t be more wrong. This film is the real deal, set in pre-digital 1970s

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