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Blockbuster Video, the nation's most popular video rental chain filed bankruptcy in August 2010 after seeing its revenue plunge in the face of online competitor Netflix. (Getty Images)

As Blockbuster Prepares To Close, Fans Line Up To Stock Video Libraries

In the end Blockbuster, had trouble keeping up with digitally streaming movies online, on-demand services and Redbox.

11/08/2013

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Netflix vs. Premium Cable: Who Will Win At The Emmy Awards?

With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.

08/22/2013

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Netflix CEO Gets Pay Bump After 2012 Cut

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ pay will double to $4 million next year, after he took a pay cut due to management missteps this year.

12/28/2012

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Netflix Says Video Streaming Service Hit By Outage

Families across the United States will have to rely on other sources of entertainment after Netflix’s video streaming service was hit by a Christmas Eve outage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2012

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RedBox To Take On Netflix In Video Streaming

DVD kiosk operator Redbox is launching a challenge to Netflix’s streaming-video supremacy.

12/11/2012

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Microsoft To Make ‘Major’ Announcement On Monday

Microsoft is being secretive about a “major” announcement it plans to make in Los Angeles on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2012

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Netflix Bolsters Video Library To Battle Comcast

Netflix’s Internet video service is adding more marquee attractions as it braces for a new competitive threat from cable-TV provider Comcast Corp.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/22/2012

The online site Toygaroo lets parents rent, instead of boy, children's toys. (credit: CBS)

Online Site Lets You Rent Toys Instead Of Buying

Parents weary (and wary) of holiday toy shopping have never appreciated a child’s ability to play with something a few times and then become bored with it.

12/03/2011

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Borrow Designer Looks For Less At ‘Rent The Runway’

A new service is a veritable Netflix for fashionistas. At RentTheRunway.com you can choose from a wide selection of high-end designers, rent an outfit for a special event and then return it the next day in an envelope.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2011

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Netflix Launches ‘Just For Kids’ Tab

Netflix Inc. is getting a leg up on the competition by offering a kid-friendly tab!

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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Netflix Separates DVD Plans From Online Streaming

Netflix is raising its prices for the millions of subscribers who use the service to rent DVDs through the mail and watch video over the Internet.

07/12/2011

Actress January Jones, series creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner, actor Jon Hamm, actress Elisabeth Moss, actress Christina Hendricks and actor Vincent Kartheiser, winners of Best Television Series - Drama award for "Mad Men" pose in the press room at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 17, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Netflix To Start Streaming ‘Mad Men’ On July 27

Netflix will start streaming the hit TV series “Mad Men” in a multi-year deal the online movie rental company struck with Lions Gate, the show’s producer.

04/06/2011

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Netflix Locks Up Rights To Its First Original TV Series

Netflix’s Internet video streaming service will get first-run episodes of the upcoming TV series, “House of Cards,” starring Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey.

03/18/2011

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Netflix Vies For Kevin Spacey Drama Before It Airs On TV

Netflix is trying to buy Internet streaming rights to a 26-episode drama starring Kevin Spacy before the series is shown on a television network.

03/16/2011

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Calif. Startup To Offer Streaming Movies For $1.99

Startup Zediva Inc. is trying to disrupt the increasingly competitive movie-streaming market by offering viewers a chance — for $1.99 a pop — to watch flicks through an Internet connection as soon as they are out on DVD.

03/16/2011

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