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Vudu HD Streaming Is Live On Boxee Boxes

Vudu HD Streaming Is Live On Boxee Boxes

A new update just brought Vudu’s collection of HD streaming movies – some 4000 of them in all – to Boxee Boxes. More movies! Never a bad thing. These ones arrive in 1080p with Dolby Digital surround sound, and they’ll cost Boxee owners $US2 a pop for two-night rentals. The…

Boxee Getting Vudu Streaming HD Movie Rentals

Boxee Getting Vudu Streaming HD Movie Rentals

The D-Link Boxee Box (in addition to Boxee clients for PC and Mac) will offer HD movie rentals when it lands in living rooms in coming weeks, courtesy of a new partnership with Vudu. Vudu’s full HD rentals – 1080p, Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 Surround Sound – cost two bucks…

Why Walmart Paid $US100 Million (!!) For Vudu

Why Walmart Paid $US100 Million (!!) For Vudu

Vudu, despite being a swanky video service with delicious 1080p streaming, never made any money. So why did Walmart just drop $US100 million on a failing service? Peter Kafka reports it’s because Vudu convinced Walmart its video compression was nigh-wizardry.