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Suppliers Up the 4K UHD Ante
February 1, 2015

Ultra HD TV—frequently called "UHD" at the International CES in a further failure to settle on standard nomenclature—is nothing new. At this year's show, these TVs were again all over the place, but the big improvement touted was more accurate color reproduction.

Streaming at CES: Sling TV, TiVo the UHD Alliance and More
January 16, 2015

The 2015 International CES didn't feature as many breakthroughs in streaming media technology as the previous year, when it seemed every major TV manufacturer announced a 4K deal with Netflix. This year was more of an incremental series of changes- with the exception of another big press day announcement from Dish: 

DEG Names New Board
June 19, 2013

DEG, the Digital Entertainment Group, on Wednesday announced its new board of directors. Ron Sanders of Warner Bros. is the president, David Bishop of Sony and Craig Kornblau of Universal are vice presidents, Mike Dunn of Fox is secretary and Steve Beeks of Lionsgate is chief financial officer.

Lionsgate Bowing 'Hunger Games' as First UltraViolet Release
August 10, 2012

Lionsgate Aug. 10 said it will bow theatrical hit, The Hunger Games, as its first UltraViolet release on Aug. 18.

In a conference call with analysts, CEO Jon Feltheimer said the teen fantasy film, which has generated more than $680 million at the box office, would be available on UltraViolet at Walmart and through Flixster.com, the Warner Bros.-owned movie recommendation website and conduit for the cloud-based industrywide digital locker.

The two-disc Blu-ray Disc and two-disc DVD releases have more than three hours of bonus materials and represent Lionsgate's largest home entertainment release ever.

June Retail Video Game Sales Expected to be a Dud
July 9, 2012

U.S. video game sales for the month of June are expected to be down 34 percent compared to a year ago, according to a forecast released tonight by analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities.

The sales are a closely watched barometer of the health of the traditional game industry; they do not include some of the fastest-growing parts of the game industry, such as social, mobile, and online games. Market researcher NPD is expected to report final numbers for the physical sales of games on Thursday July 12. Year to date overall retail

OnLive Gets Its Cloud Gaming Service on LG TVs and Broadens Its Service
June 5, 2012

OnLive is announcing several new deals and enhancements to its cloud gaming service, where users play games that are hosted on web-connected data centers and streamed to client devices.

The first announcement that the company made at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) game trade show is that OnLive’s cloud-gaming service is being demonstrated on the next-generation LG smart TV with Google TV (also known as the G2 series TVs) from Korea’s LG Electronics.

OnLive, which says it has millions of subscribers, is also announcing that it has enabled in-browser cloud gaming.

The 2012 Dealerscope 40 Under 40
June 1, 2012

The exclusive release of the annual Dealerscope 40 Under 40.

When we asked this year's group of 40 Under 40 industry stars to share their take on the state of the economy, one of our favorite answers came from Micah Williams, owner of Sonus Car Audio in Clarksville, Tenn. "Our outlook is if you're going to stand behind the counter, clerk boxes and compete on price then the economy is bad," he said.

Amazon Rolls Out “Never Before on DVD” Store
May 24, 2012

Amazon has just launched their Never Before on DVD, a new online video store which will feature films and television series which are making their way to the DVD format for the first time. Accessible via Amazon's "Movies and TV" homepage, the Never Before on DVD store expands Amazon's current selection of titles and enables Amazon to add more classics coming from the vault of Disney, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Warner Bros., Home Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox. According to Amazon, the store will enable you to easily browse

Walmart DVD Conversion Service Launching Monday
April 13, 2012

In a few days time, Walmart stores across the United States will begin a new disc to digital conversion program. Around 4,000 DVDs and Blu-ray discs from studios such as Sony, Warner Bros., Paramount, Viacom and others will be eligible for conversion for either $2 (SD conversion) or $5 (HD conversion).