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Fortune
Apollo Global Is Taking Rackspace Private in a $4.3 Billion Dealto step up its investments in technology. Affiliates of the firm in July agree
Apollo Global Is Taking Rackspace Private in a $4.3 Billion Deal
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
to step up its investments in technology. Affiliates of the firm in July agreed to take Outerwall outr, the owner of Redbox video rental kiosks, private in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion. Rackspace, which leases server space and helps... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What's new for home viewing Aug. 26: Stream on DemandNice Guys," "The Huntsman: Winter's War," "The Man Who Knew Infinity," "Maggie'
What's new for home viewing Aug. 26: Stream on Demand
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nice Guys," "The Huntsman: Winter's War," "The Man Who Knew Infinity," "Maggie's Plan," "Weiner" Now available at Redbox: "The Boss," "Barbershop: The Next Cut," "Hardcore Henry," "The Man Who Knew Infinity," "Maggie's Plan" Sean Axmaker... Read more
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Variety
‘Angry Birds’ Bows at No. 1 on Blu-ray Disc, DVD Sales Chartfor the week ended Aug. 21, Warner’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” shot
‘Angry Birds’ Bows at No. 1 on Blu-ray Disc, DVD Sales Chart
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
for the week ended Aug. 21, Warner’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” shot to No. 1 now that its 28-day holdback from Redbox is over. “The Angry Birds” debuted at No. 2. The top three rentals from the previous week – Universal Pictures’... Read more
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Al.com
The end of an era: Alabama video store closing up shop after 30 years in businessabout the iconic store, which is going out of business next week after decades
The end of an era: Alabama video store closing up shop after 30 years in business
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
about the iconic store, which is going out of business next week after decades on 2622 U.S. 31 South in Decatur. "Redbox and things like that are putting everybody out of business," Tetreault said. "I don't like it but there's nothing I... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Libraries offer amazing return on investmentto own. I paid nothing. I had two DVDs, which cost $33. I could have rented th
Libraries offer amazing return on investment
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
to own. I paid nothing. I had two DVDs, which cost $33. I could have rented them online for less or maybe got them from a Redbox machine for one day. I borrowed these movies from the library for a week and watched them for free. I had two new... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What's new for home viewing Aug. 19: Stream on Demandof the viral video game their own animated movie to show us why they are so ang
What's new for home viewing Aug. 19: Stream on Demand
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
of the viral video game their own animated movie to show us why they are so angry. Also on DVD and Blu-ray and at Redbox. Also new: the faith-based sequel "God's Not Dead 2" (PG) with Melissa Joan Hart and the award-winning indie drama... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
NERD'S EYE VIEW: Redbox a poor excuse for favorite pastimeenough. There’s no nuance to it. The video rental store was the epitome of its
NERD'S EYE VIEW: Redbox a poor excuse for favorite pastime
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
enough. There’s no nuance to it. The video rental store was the epitome of its time. It’s something a service like Redbox can’t replace. But, against my better judgment, I went to one outside a Walgreens last week. It was a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
How to Launch a Streaming TV Network (Guest Blog)to an OTT TV platform’s chances of success: Every OTT TV failure has missed at
How to Launch a Streaming TV Network (Guest Blog)
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
to an OTT TV platform’s chances of success: Every OTT TV failure has missed at least one of these criteria. Although Redbox Instant had deep affinity bases (i.e., Redbox and Verizon customers), it did not have original content, and it... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Crazy Mike’s stands as Missoula’s last video rental storewatched over the years as Crazy Mike’s transitioned from VHS to DVD and weather
Crazy Mike’s stands as Missoula’s last video rental store
Missoula Independent / Posted 12 days ago
watched over the years as Crazy Mike’s transitioned from VHS to DVD and weathered the rise of services like Netflix and Redbox. In 2010, Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The same year, the locally owned Crystal Video shuttered its... Read more
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Bluffton Today
'You matter': River Ridge Academy teachers work to brighten people's daysto children, picking up 20 pieces of trash, holding the door with a smile for 2
'You matter': River Ridge Academy teachers work to brighten people's days
Bluffton Today / Posted 15 days ago
to children, picking up 20 pieces of trash, holding the door with a smile for 25 customers, handing someone leaving a Redbox a bag of popcorn and donating a book to a medical office. “In six locations, I just think the impact will be... Read more
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The Washington Times
Sanitizing films by company VidAngel sued by Hollywood studiosshow rental a mere dollar. Craig Hamm, pastor of Tallasahatchie First Baptist
Sanitizing films by company VidAngel sued by Hollywood studios
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
show rental a mere dollar. Craig Hamm, pastor of Tallasahatchie First Baptist Church in Alpine, Alabama, always used RedBox until he stumbled upon VidAngel when he was looking for “Star Wars” movies. He couldn’t find them on Netflix, Hulu or... Read more
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CNBC
Why a former Netflix and Redbox exec is betting on brick-and-mortar theatersA former executive at Redbox and Netflix, Mitch Lowe helped build the binge-wat
Why a former Netflix and Redbox exec is betting on brick-and-mortar theaters
CNBC / Posted 20 days ago
A former executive at Redbox and Netflix, Mitch Lowe helped build the binge-watching society — and now, he's betting that he can get bodies back in the theater. Lowe is now CEO of MoviePass, a movie subscription service that gives members access to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sushi robots and vending-machine pizza will reinvent the automat2020. But most have nothing to do with freshly cooked food. The leaders are Out
Sushi robots and vending-machine pizza will reinvent the automat
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
2020. But most have nothing to do with freshly cooked food. The leaders are Outerwall Inc., which dispenses movies through Redbox, and Compass Group Plc, which sells snacks. Millennials, accustomed to apps and online services such as Uber,... Read more
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Variety
Home Entertainment Customers Back in Buying Modecoming in at just $122.9 billion, a 21% decline. Kiosk rental revenue, reflect
Home Entertainment Customers Back in Buying Mode
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
coming in at just $122.9 billion, a 21% decline. Kiosk rental revenue, reflecting the recent woes of market leader Redbox, was pegged by DEG to be down 13% for the quarter, to an estimated $380 million. Video-on-demand, the other digital... Read more
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Fortune
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Bidder Says It's Finding Plenty of Cheap DealsThat doesn’t even include the $1.6 billion it is spending to acquire Outerwall
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Bidder Says It's Finding Plenty of Cheap Deals
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
That doesn’t even include the $1.6 billion it is spending to acquire Outerwall outr, the owner of video rental company Redbox, in a take-private deal announced last month. Meanwhile, the private equity industry has moved in the opposite... Read more
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CNET
Today's kids react to video rental stores: 'The old days were weird'stories "Some of the kids had truly never heard of the concept of a video stor
Today's kids react to video rental stores: 'The old days were weird'
CNET / Posted 26 days ago
stories "Some of the kids had truly never heard of the concept of a video store," Benny Fine said. "They know about Redbox, but they don't equate it to the idea of a store. It's interesting how paying for Netflix feels reasonable, but paying... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Crystal Lake Library omissionsthe library lends is movies and video games, and it costs them almost $6.50 to
Crystal Lake Library omissions
Northwest Herald / Posted 27 days ago
the library lends is movies and video games, and it costs them almost $6.50 to circulate the same movie you can get from RedBox for $1.50 and even less from NetFlix. Why has our library become a money-losing, taxpayer-financed competitor for... Read more
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FOX Business
Streaming Video Claims Another Victim As Redbox Owner Agrees to Go Privatedown on Redox parent Outerwall's time as a publicly trade company. Image source
Streaming Video Claims Another Victim As Redbox Owner Agrees to Go Private
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
down on Redox parent Outerwall's time as a publicly trade company. Image source: The Motley Fool. Theannouncement thatRedbox parent Outerwall(NASDAQ: OUTR) agreed to be taken private by hedge fund Apollo Capital Management for $1.6 billion is... Read more
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FOX Business
Streaming Video Claims Another Victim As Redbox Owner Agrees to Go PrivateOuterwall's time as a publicly trade company. Image source: The Motley Fool. C
Streaming Video Claims Another Victim As Redbox Owner Agrees to Go Private
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
Outerwall's time as a publicly trade company. Image source: The Motley Fool. Continue Reading Below Theannouncement thatRedbox parent Outerwall(NASDAQ: OUTR) agreed to be taken private by hedge fund Apollo Capital Management for $1.6 billion is... Read more
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Al.com
What movie should you see this weekend between 'Jason Bourne,' 'Bad Moms' and 'Nerve'?again been left out of the mix. It's still possible we see it here in the next
What movie should you see this weekend between 'Jason Bourne,' 'Bad Moms' and 'Nerve'?
Al.com / Posted a month ago
again been left out of the mix. It's still possible we see it here in the next few weeks, but we could all be waiting for Redbox and streaming for this Hollywood period story starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart. Oh well. (Amazon S... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What's new for home viewing July 29: Stream on Demandcookie drive into a hardball sales campaign. The comedy is available in an unra
What's new for home viewing July 29: Stream on Demand
OregonLive.com / Posted a month ago
cookie drive into a hardball sales campaign. The comedy is available in an unrated version. Also on DVD and Blu-ray and at Redbox. "Sing Street" (PG-13), from filmmaker John Carney ("Once"), tells an age-old story: Boy meets girl, boy starts band... Read more
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Market Watch
Outerwall posts profit despite lower Redbox salesManagement LLC, on Thursday reported swinging to a second-quarter profit despit
Outerwall posts profit despite lower Redbox sales
Market Watch / Posted 1 months ago
Management LLC, on Thursday reported swinging to a second-quarter profit despite logging a decline in revenue from its Redbox kiosks. The top and bottom line beat Wall Street estimates. This could be Outerwall's last quarterly financial... Read more
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Variety
‘Batman v Superman’ Shoots to Top of Disc Chartsto take No. 1, pushing “Allegiant” to No. 2. Universal’s “My Big Fat Greek Wed
‘Batman v Superman’ Shoots to Top of Disc Charts
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
to take No. 1, pushing “Allegiant” to No. 2. Universal’s “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” came off its 28-day holdback from Redbox rental kiosks to move up to No. 3, while “Miracles From Heaven” and “Kung Fu Panda 3” each dropped a slot to No. 4 and... Read more

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