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TalkTalk buys Blinkbox from Tesco for £5m

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Tesco has announced this morning that it has finally sold Blinkbox to TalkTalk - for a surprisingly low £5m. According to Business Insider, integration between Blinkbox and TalkTalk's existing TV business will be kicking off immediately - with "revenue synergies" (ie: job cuts) expected. Interestingly, it isn't just a video on demand business TalkTalk has…

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Blinkbox adds offline viewing support

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Exciting news for Blinkbox customers (yep, all six of you): The movie and TV on demand service has added offline viewing capabilities to its iPad and Android apps. Apparently the offline functionality will allow you to download purchased content on up to five devices - though rented movies will only be available on one. To…

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Which UK streaming services have the Marvel movies?

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Last night was a big night for film fans and comicbook geeks: Marvel announced its plans for "Phase 3" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - and revealing who will be joining Iron Man, Captain America and company for Avengers: Infinite War in 2018. And this made us think: Before next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron,…

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Tesco evasive on the future of Blinkbox streaming service

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Speaking at the Tesco Hudl 2 launch this morning there was one topic that Tesco's Group Digital Officer Michael Comish clearly didn't want to talk about: the fate of Blinkbox, the on-demand video and music streaming service that the retailer owns. When asked directly by a Bloomberg journalist amongst the assembled hacks whether the service…

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