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DVD is an optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than Compact Discs while having the same dimensions.
Pre-recorded DVDs are mass-produced using molding machines that physically stamp data onto the DVD. Such discs are known as DVD-ROM, because data can only be read and not written nor erased. Blank recordable DVD discs (DVD-R and DVD+R) can be recorded once using a DVD recorder and then func...

VUDU Adds Downloads To Streaming Options, Some Competitors Follow

VUDU Adds Downloads To Streaming Options, Some Competitors Follow

The times, they are a' changin. It seems that every time we turn around the online video industry takes a step more towards what users want. This time round it's Wal-Mart's VUDU who is getting in step and showing us that they have been listening …

Warner Bros Signs Deal With LOVEFiLM For International Streaming

Warner Bros Signs Deal With LOVEFiLM For International Streaming

Warner Bros is continuing its big online video moves with a new partnership with LOVEFiLM, a leading European film subscription service, combining the benefits of DVD rental by post and, more recently, watching movies online via the LOVEFiLM Player. Something like the European Netflix.

Selling Video Online – When Video Itself Is The Product

Selling Video Online   When Video Itself Is The Product

The majority of our ReelSEO readers are video marketers, meaning they're well versed in using video to help promote, highlight, and advertise all kinds of other businesses, products, and services. But with the right content and in the right marketplace, video is a valuable commodity …

College Humor Looks to Cash In On Jake & Amir Web Series

College Humor Looks to Cash In On Jake & Amir Web Series

One of the best aspects of web video is the whole "free" part of the equation.  Web series have been funded through all means such as advertising and second jobs, but often that isn't enough.  What if you have a show that is so popular, …

What Hollywood’s Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

What Hollywoods Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

While everyone in the media been debating the many juicy storylines in online streaming services–such as the Netflix price hike and their new content licensing deals, or Hulu's possible sale to Google or other suitors and new ad formats like Ad Swap–and what these stories …

So Long, Qwikster, We Barely Knew You

So Long, Qwikster, We Barely Knew You

After a summer full of pratfalls and missteps, Netflix is on a roll lately, making good decision after good decision. First, they continued expansion into international markets like Latin America. For U.S. users, they've added tons of great new content deals for content like AMC's …

Web Series Success Leads To New Mortal Kombat Movie

Web Series Success Leads To New Mortal Kombat Movie

It was only a matter of time.  It all began when TV director Kevin Tancharoen made a short Mortal Kombat film for YouTube called Rebirth, which led to the successful web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy.  Several million views and a DVD release later (set for …

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

Netflix is clearly putting their hopes for the future on their streaming business. After increasing prices, they also announced they would soon spin off the DVD service into it's own business, called Quickster (still hate that name). But Netflix is still pretty far out ahead …

Blockbuster DiSH’es Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Blockbuster DiSHes Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Netflix got Dreamworks this week, Amazon got FOX and now DiSH is set to offer a new online streamingv video offering, it's a great time to be an online streamer (though the Netflix deal doesn't affect me as I'm a non-user). New Blockbuster parent company, …

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix's public apology, and ensuring announcement that the DVD service would be split off into its own service, called Quickster, have been met with a public reaction the company should be getting used to: disappointment, frustration, and scorn. But in the following days, the company …

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