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Move Over Netflix, Redbox Instant is Coming into Your Living Room
Three months of testing is over and Coinstar and Verizon think their jointly owned and developed streaming service is ready for viewing.
Redbox Instant is in "open beta", which means there are still bugs to work out but the service is fully functional and available to anyone.
Redbox Instant has been in development since December. It's designed to compete with Netflix and Amazon.com's Instant Video, the top two names in streamed entertainment.
Visitors can sign up for a free month trial. After that, Redbox charges $8 a month for streaming plus four DVD rental nights. Movies that you can find at your local machine are available as well as older movies too.
Posted: Friday, March 15 2013, 12:58 PM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Graduations slated for tornado-ravaged Okla. town
May 25, 2013 09:11 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Graduation ceremonies are set in an Oklahoma community hit hard by a tornado.
Commencement exercises are set for Saturday for the three high schools in Moore. The Oklahoma City suburb was hit by a strong tornado Monday; 24 people died.
The ceremonies for graduates of Westmoore, Southmoore and Moore high schools will each be held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
The Moore School District canceled its school year after the tornado hit the Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools, but wants graduation ceremonies to go on.
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From the FOX 25 First Forecast Center..The holiday weekend is here...Expect variable clouds with scattered showers and t'storms for your Saturday. ...
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes
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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: RESTAURANT FLAP LEADS TO INTERNET MELTDOWN
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- It isn't exactly to curry favor with your restaurant customers -- even if your specialty isn't curry.