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Redbox Instant streaming video service shutting down on October 7th

Netflix's grip on the streaming video market is tightening. Today, Redbox Instant announced that the service will be shut down in just a few days, on October 7th. The service, which went live last year as part of a partnership between … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Redbox Instant, a streaming video service operated by Verizon Communications Inc and Outerwall Inc's Redbox, will shut down next week because the venture has not been as successful as hoped, the two companies announced Saturday. The … Continue reading

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Can you resist instant gratification?

The marshmallow test – and your money Asia homepage

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MH17 destroyed in instant by ‘number of high-energy objects’, says report – The Guardian

The Guardian MH17 destroyed in instant by 'number of high-energy objects', says reportThe GuardianThe findings are consistent with US and Ukrainian assertions the Boeing 777 was brought down by an anti-aircraft missile. Photograph: Alexander Khudoteply/AFP/Getty. Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was … Continue reading

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China imposes new restrictions on instant messaging tools: Xinhua

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – China will force real-name registrations on users of instant messaging tools and require public accounts wishing to publish or reprint political news to seek prior approval, state media said on Thursday. Last year, China … Continue reading

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Israel’s Rounds launches ‘instant group’ video chat

Rounds has launched an “instant group” video chat that allows up to 12 participants to interact together, the Israeli company said on Tuesday. Rounds allows users to play games, listen to music, watch videos, share photos and take group snapshots … Continue reading

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Amazon Prime Instant video adds Orphan Black as a streaming exclusive

The latest TV show to become a streaming-exclusive on Amazon Prime's video service is the sci-fi series Orphan Black. Like Amazon's recent deal to pick up streaming rights for FX's The Americans, this agreement with BBC America comes just … … Continue reading

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Instant messaging app Viber in talks to be acquired: report

The Viber instant messaging application is in talks to be acquired for $ 300 million-$ 400 million by a leading instant messaging company from Asia, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Tuesday. Viber is run from Cyprus by Israeli entrepreneur … Continue reading

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Instant Vietnam Visa Creates Video Tutorial on Vietnam Visas for Tourists and … – SBWire (press release)

Instant Vietnam Visa Creates Video Tutorial on Vietnam Visas for Tourists and …SBWire (press release)Hanoi, Tay Ho — (SBWIRE) — 10/09/2013 — Vietnam is now one of the most popular tourist destinations for travelers around the world, despite the requirement … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Redbox Instant video streaming now available to general public

Netflix (NFLX) just got an intriguing competitor this week now that Verizon (VZ) has brought its Redbox Instant video streaming service out of beta and has made it available to the general public. Redbox Instant, which is available to everyone … Continue reading

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