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Blockbuster Express agrees to wait 28 days… Blockbuster doesn’t.

I’ve been following the saga of the movie rental firms pretty closely over the past year, and we’ve seen Redbox and Netflix agree to all sorts of arrangements, including a 28-day delay, while
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Gawker hack leads to password problems.

While it’s not new news by now, a couple of days ago it was publicly announced that 1.3 million Gawker accounts had been compromised by a group of hackers tired of the company’s bravado about security
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Spend your cash back rewards at the checkout counter.

Many people take advantage of cash back rewards cards to be able to get a little something extra when they make a purchase. But what if you could spend your rewards directly at the register, instead
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Redbox announces plans for streaming service.

Not content to just take Blockbuster down, Redbox is now more directly pushing towards competition against Netflix with its announcement of a streaming service. Pricing and other details have not been
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4G service officially available in Connecticut.

Monday marked the official debut of WiMAX service in Connecticut. Clear has officially begun making available 4G services in the Hartford and New Haven markets, a rep for the company has told The
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The arrival of 4G is Clear.

Earlier I discussed hints of Clear’s eventual Connecticut plans, which included at the time their locator map stating two Connecticut metro areas were coming soon. They took those dots off their map
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Cablevision, Fox air their grievances online.

As with previous disputes, with Scripps and ABC, when the networks were yanked from Cablevision’s viewers, they replaced a black screen with a loop explaining their side. The video is below.
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Apple’s new patent could keep you from sexting.

Parents anxious to keep their kids and teenagers from “sexting,” a fun made-up word that basically means sending naughty text messages and pictures to someone, will give Apple a thumbs-up for their
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