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Chris Tribbey / Home Media Magazine:
Amazon halts disc preorders of some Disney titles in an apparent contract dispute   —  Disney Disc Preorders Disappear From Amazon  —  The preorder option for most every title from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has been removed on Amazon, in an apparent repeat of what Warner Home Video went through earlier this summer.
Aug 10, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Home Media Magazine:
Disney Implements 28-Day Embargo on All Physical Rentals   —  Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has begun delaying select new disc releases 28-days to kiosks, video stores and Netflix — a policy the studio started with the May 22 release of The Secret World of Arrietty, a studio representative confirmed.
Jun 7, 2012, 5:45 PMIn context
Chris Tribbey / Home Media Magazine:
Blu-ray Rentals Likely $1.50 a Night at Redbox Kiosks   —  CENTURY CITY, Calif. — Redbox president Mitch Lowe said the kiosk company would likely bow Blu-ray Disc rentals at $1.50 a night, a premium over the chain's traditional $1-a-night DVD rental.  —  Blu-rays will start appearing …
Jun 4, 2010, 2:25 PMIn context
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine:
Six Questions: Roku's Anthony Wood   —  Set-top box manufacturer Roku is aggressively positioning itself as entertainment aggregator for third-party content holders, including Major League Baseball.  —  Founded by Anthony Wood, who launched digital video recording service Replay TV …
Jan 25, 2010, 7:45 PMIn context
Erik Gruenwedel / Home Media Magazine:
Report: Wal-Mart Replacing Music with Blu-ray   —  Wal-Mart Stores is rapidly downsizing shelf space for music CDs while increasing availability of Blu-ray and consumer electronics in select locations, according to a new report.  —  The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail behemoth …
Nov 4, 2008, 2:30 PMIn context
Chris Tribbey / HomeMediaMagazine.com:
The War Is Over!   —  The high-definition format war is officially over.  Toshiba Corp. Feb. 19 officially announced it will discontinue developing, manufacturing and marketing HD DVD players and recorders.  —  The announcement ends a two-year-long battle with Blu-ray Disc to succeed DVD.
Feb 19, 2008, 5:00 PMIn context
Fred Topel / HomeMediaMagazine.com:
Michael Bay Relishes Blu-ray's Victories   —  When Paramount Home Entertainment decided to support HD DVD exclusively, Michael Bay was vocally opposed.  Since the decision came just as his Transformers would debut on high-definition home video, Bay threatened to back out of the sequel.
Feb 14, 2008, 11:45 AMIn context

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