News for Week of March 17th, 2010

26 03 2010
News for The Week of March 17th

[NewTeeVee] Various Hollywood Studios working with multiple cable companies to promote On Demand Content Link

  • 20th Century Fox, Focus Features, Lionsgate, Rogue, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Summit Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • TV, Print, and Interactive Ads
  • How does this help the studios who are worried about dwindling DVD sales?

[Hacking Netflix] Netflix Kills Friend Feature Link

  • Only 2% of customers actually used the feature
    • But those 2% are really angry
  • Instead use engineering and development time on something that benefits a larger percentage of subscribers

[Hacking Netflix] GoogleTV Link

  • Available on a Set-top Box or Web capable TV
  • Google + Intel + Sony Link
  • Intel and Logitech hiring Android programmers

[Christian Science Monitor] Blockbuster Warns of Potential for Bankruptcy Link

  • $975 Million in debt
  • Shares valued at $.28



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