Blockbuster To Sell Movies, TV Shows On TiVo
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NPR's business news starts with Blockbuster Video hoping for a difference.
The DVD rental chain Blockbuster says it's going to rent and sell movies and TV shows through the digital recording device TiVo starting later this year. Don't have to mess around with those crazy discs anymore. And if it sounds like a familiar idea, it's because Blockbuster's rival, Netflix, has been doing this since last year. Both companies are trying to position themselves to make money from the increasing number of consumers who download their entertainment from the Internet.
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