Month: September 2011

Netflix is Not Seeing Starz

September 2, 2011 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
Bombshell: Starz has ended talks with Netflix about renewing a licensing agreement for movie content on the streaming video service. The current agreement -- which expires on February 28, 2012 -- reportedly is estimated to be worth about $30 million, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings had stated that he expected the renewal to cost around $200 million a year. The huge jump reflects both the mammoth success of the Netflix...

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3DTV Panel Shipments Rise 118%

September 1, 2011 | Author: Muneeb Mannan
According to the new Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report from DisplaySearch, the global shipments of 3D-capable panels for use in HDTVs grew to 4.9 million units in the second quarter of 2011, which is a 118% increase over the first quarter of the year. As the DisplaySearch analysis points out, "the LCD TV panel industry has been in oversupply for more than a year." 3D support is one way...

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