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Facebook, Warner Bros. team up for in-network movie rentals

"The Dark Knight" may be a few years old now, but it's getting new life as the first title offered up for rent through a partnership between Warner Bros. and Facebook. For 30 Facebook credits, which converts to about $3, you can watch the movie in your browser. Warner Bros. plans to expand the titles available for rent and purchase in the coming months.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 8, 2011; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Facebook, Internet TV, Privacy, Security, Social media  
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Rob hasn't paid for TV since 2009. How about you?

In his most recent column, Rob outlines a major change to his TV-watching routine. He writes: At the time, this exercise in what TV-industry types call "cord cutting" was just an experiment: Could my wife and I get by with only over-the-air broadcasts and Web video? Sixteen months later, the...

By Sarah Halzack  | February 4, 2011; 3:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Internet TV  
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Super Bowl tech makes the game a social media event

Dallas is gearing up for Super Bowl XLV and the clash between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. So is a small army of technicians, IT specialists and network administrators to make sure that all the tech that goes into running the stadium will be working in tip-top shape.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 4, 2011; 8:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Digital culture, Gadgets, Internet TV  
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Panasonic points: Connected TV, tablets and 3D

LAS VEGAS -- Panasonic would like your next TV to be a 3D model. It's all but ensuring that it will be a "connected" model that can access Web content in app-size chunks. For 2011, the Japanese firm is renaming its Viera Cast feature to Viera Connect and adding an...

By Rob Pegoraro  | January 6, 2011; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  CES 2011, Internet TV, TV, Tablets  
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Sony: 3D TV for everyone

LAS VEGAS--I haven't found a company more enthusiastic about 3D technology than Sony. Chief executive Howard Stringer (below) and other executives with the Japanese electronics giant adopted the theme "3D goes personal" for its news conference. Beyond shipping the expected lineup of 3D high-def TVs, Sony will also ship a...

By Rob Pegoraro  | January 5, 2011; 7:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  CES 2011, Internet TV, Video  
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Intel debuts 'Sandy Bridge' processors, makes Web-video pitch

LAS VEGAS: Day zero of CES--the day before the show's formal opening--consists of a long series of press conferences by vendors talking up the products they'll be showing off on the floor over the rest of the week. For me, the day led off with Intel, which put on an...

By Rob Pegoraro  | January 5, 2011; 6:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  CES 2011, DRM, Internet TV  
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