Blockbuster joins HMV, Jessops with administration woes – trade-in gift cards honoured

Blockbuster is the latest high-street chain to succumb to the ongoing financial recession, announcing that the video and game rental store is to enter administration. The store's fortunes had been on the decline for many years, struggling to make ends…

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Gerald LynchBlockbuster joins HMV, Jessops with administration woes – trade-in gift cards honoured

Q&A: Netflix CPO Neil Hunt on LOVEFiLM, HBO disc deals, DVD subscriber fallout and avoiding the fate of Blockbuster

After a lengthy wait, the Netflix streaming service is now open for business in the UK, offering a robust catalogue of movies and TV shows onto a wide variety of devices, with an intelligent platform and UI that the company…

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Gerald LynchQ&A: Netflix CPO Neil Hunt on LOVEFiLM, HBO disc deals, DVD subscriber fallout and avoiding the fate of Blockbuster

Why the rioting in London will delay Sony PS3, CD, DVD releases in Europe

The destruction of private property during last night's third bout of rioting in London has forced many businesses to close today, but an unlikely victim could an arm of Sony's distribution division. The Sony DADC (Digital Audio Disc Corporation) plant…

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Gerald LynchWhy the rioting in London will delay Sony PS3, CD, DVD releases in Europe

Blu-ray added to Kaleidescape media server range

Kaleidescape are today updating their range of media servers by adding two players with Blu-ray capabilities, the M500 and the M300. While both have Blu-ray playback capabilities, the M500 also has the ability to import high-def movies from Blu-ray discs…

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Gerald LynchBlu-ray added to Kaleidescape media server range