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Bank Holiday catch-up: EA, Wii-U and the $99 Xbox

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Catch up on some of the stories that broke over the Bank Holiday break, including the announcement of Dead Space 3 and a new way to sell games consolesIt's been quite a busy weekend for the games industry, so here's a quick refresh on what we've missed while lounging about...
Bank Holiday catch-up: EA, Wii-U and the $99 Xbox

BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

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Two months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries in July, the app arrived in Australia, followed swiftly by Canada and then Scandinavia. The global BBC iPlayer app is a Video-on-Demand (VoD) pilot (paid) subscription service that differs from the UK version of iPlayer,...
BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

EA Star Wars game players slump

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Electronic Arts offers a free-to-play option on its flagship online video game after subscription numbers fall below one million....
EA Star Wars game players slump

David Elstein says publishers must protect their digital content

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Ex-Channel 5 chief warns against power of companies, such as Apple, who take revenue for content launched on their devicesDavid Elstein, former Channel 5 chief executive, has said newspaper and magazine publishers need to band together so that they are not "held to ransom" by digital companies such as Apple.Elstein,...
David Elstein says publishers must protect their digital content

Report: Amazon Prime not nearly as big as analysts think

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Amazon Prime, the company’s $79/year subscription service, has significantly fewer than Wall Street analysts have been estimating, according to a Bloomberg News report this afternoon, citing three people familiar with the matter. The Amazon Prime service had 3 million to 5 million subscribers as of October, according to the Bloomberg...
Report: Amazon Prime not nearly as big as analysts think

Chris Hughes Says Twitter Is Better Than Facebook For Journalism

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The former Facebook executive also opened the books slightly on The New Republic's subscription numbers. So how helpful is Facebook to driving traffic to good news stories? According to one of its former employees, not so much. Speaking at a Dive Media conference last week, New Republic owner and...
Chris Hughes Says Twitter Is Better Than Facebook For Journalism

The DVD isn’t dead yet: Sales surge at Redbox kiosks

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Movie streaming and digital downloads may be rising in popularity, but it looks like many of us aren’t quite yet ready to give up on good old-fashioned DVDs — even if we aren’t going to a traditional store to get them anymore. DVD kiosk venture Redbox saw its sales rise...
The DVD isn’t dead yet: Sales surge at Redbox kiosks

New York Times Digital Subscription Numbers Grow 20 Percent

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The New York Times ended 2011 with 390,000 digital subscribers, up about 20 percent from its third quarter total. Some of the new subscriptions came from the publisher’s International Herald Tribune, which started digital sales last fall. The Times saw overall revenue drop 2.8 percent for the quarter, as ad...
New York Times Digital Subscription Numbers Grow 20 Percent

Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

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With server populations looking a little lighter than normal in recent weeks, some industry watchers are speculating that Bioware's The Old Republic is already losing subscribers just four months after its launch, sparking a vibrant debate in our forums. But in a recent interview with PC Gamer, Bioware lead writer...
Bioware: Old Republic subscribers not dropping despite lighter server loads

Netflix Subscriber Additions Disappoint, Reports Q3 Revenue Of $905M And Earnings Of $0.13

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Netflix’s third-quarter 2012 earnings report just came out, with revenue reaching $905 million for the quarter, up from $822 million last year. It’s also in line with Wall Street’s consensus forecast of $904 million. It reported earnings per share of $0.13, compared to $1.16 last year and above analyst expectations...
Netflix Subscriber Additions Disappoint, Reports Q3 Revenue Of $905M And Earnings Of $0.13

EA Making Star Wars Game Free After Subscription Fees Are Deemed a "Major Barrier"

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Eight months after releasing its most ambitious multiplayer project ever, Electronic Arts is opening up its big Star Wars game to anyone who wants to play for free. The massively multiplayer online game, which took years to develop and 1,000 actors to perform 250,000 lines of dialogue, once cost $60...
EA Making Star Wars Game Free After Subscription Fees Are Deemed a "Major Barrier"
Netflix brings Fox TV shows and movies to Latin America

Surprise! Netflix Reports Positive Growth

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Netflix's subscriber figures beat its own expectations. Netflix increased its subscription numbers by 2.05 million in the fourth quarter and is now in 27.15 million American households. This figure, according to the company, led to a net income of $7.9 million. Industry watchers had, in some cases, been predicting...
Surprise! Netflix Reports Positive Growth

Big fall in profits at Blackberry

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Blackberry-maker Research in Motion sees its profits plunge, and the first fall in quarterly subscription numbers in its history....
Big fall in profits at Blackberry

Netflix Says Amazon Is Gaining, and HBO Is Coming

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Another earnings report, another wild swing in share price for Netflix: The stock is down double digits this afternoon, even though the company’s earnings of 11 cents a share handily beat the Street’s 4 cents consensus. The culprit for the dyspeptic reaction: The company’s Q3 domestic subscription numbers, and its...
Netflix Says Amazon Is Gaining, and HBO Is Coming

Mists of Pandaria comes out next week: here's what you should know

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As you might have noticed it's been a big year for the MMO, with high-profile launches like Star Wars: The Old Republic and Guild Wars 2. Now the undisputed heavyweight champ, World of Warcraft, is droppng their new expansion. We've covered Mists of Pandaria before, but we thought it...
Mists of Pandaria comes out next week: here's what you should know

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: Subscription Growth Miss Was A "Forcasting Error," Long-Term Outlook Still Positive

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Today, on Netflix’s third quarter investor call, Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells addressed the issue of Netflix’s brand recovery — something many Netflix users and investors were eager to hear about. Last year was a time Netflix would like to forget, as its Qwikster rebranding,...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings: Subscription Growth Miss Was A "Forcasting Error," Long-Term Outlook Still Positive
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