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Online DVD rental powerhouse Netflix takes the stage at the Mix '07 conference to demonstrate an impressive array of ways to use , to watch movies on a personal computer.
Thanks to Microsoft's Silverlight streaming video software, more people than ever before are tuning in...err...logging on to watch the Olympics online. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the popularity of the free service and the technology involved in transmitting that gold-medal relay race from Beijing to your home computer.
Watch out, Netflix. A new competitor will soon be entering the movie-streaming business. Verizon has announced it will team up with Coinstar, the parent of DVD rental company Redbox. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the details of the partnership and why Netflix needs to worry.
Apple unveils the Apple TV--now considerably smaller, with new and improved features like photo sharing, Netflix streaming, and TV and movie rentals.
The next-generation Sony PlayStation 3 is a graphical powerhouse with an impressive array of extra features.
Though the conference opens for the public today, this is our second live show from CES 2010. Leo Laporte joins us on stage to discuss the impressive penetration of 3D at this year's show, Skype on your television, and the soon-to-be growing catalog of Netflix streaming titles.
Boxee, an all-in-one media center for your PC, is slowly gaining momentum as a go-to source for all of your videos, photos, and music. This week, the company has signed up Netflix so users can seamlessly stream movies on their computer by using their TV remotes. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Josh Lowensohn discuss why Boxee has the right ingredients to be a game-changer in how we watch our media.
From Mix '07: Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie and Scott Guthrie, general manager of developer platforms, discuss important features of the new Silverlight application for Web developers, including Silverlight Streaming.
Pandora gets a new HTML5-based redesign, Facebook for Every Phone gives people sans smartphones access to the social network, and Netflix raises prices on plans for DVD rentals and streaming video.
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