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  1. Best Buy Canada launches CinemaNow streaming video service

    Industry News
    Best Buy Canada, owners of the Futureshop and Best Buy Canada retail chains, today announced the Canadian launch of CinemaNow, an internet video download service. The service, which hopes to compete with similar services from Sony and Apple, gives movie lovers the ability to rent or buy more...
  2. Video download service CinemaNow comes to Canada in August

    Industry News
    CinemaNow, an internet video download service owned by Best Buy, has announced it will begin offering service in Canada sometime in August. The service which gives movies lovers the ability to rent or buy standard and high definition movies over the web will compete with similar services from...
  3. North American Playstation Network to be fully restored this week

    Industry News
    On its Playstation blog today, Sony announced its Playstation Network and Qriocity Music Unlimited service would be fully operational in Asia, Europe and the Americas by the end of this week. A date for complete restoration of the Playstation Network and the Music Unlimited service in Japan...
  4. Sony says PlayStation Network will be fully operational by May 31st

    Industry News
    A report by Bloomberg today is quoting Shigenori Yoshida, a Tokyo-based spokesman for Sony, as saying the PlayStation Network and Qriocity online services will be fully functional by May 31st. In a press conference on May 1st Sony said it would begin a phased restoration by region of...
  5. Sony admits hackers stole subscribers personal information

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    After six days of near silence, Sony admitted today that its Playstation Online Network was the victim of hackers and that much and perhaps all of its account holders personal information had been stolen. On the Sony Playstation blog, the company admitted that between April 17th and April 19th...
  6. Playstation outage now into its 5th day

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    Last Wednesday April 20th, Sony abruptly shut down its Playstation Network and Qriocity services leaving more than 75 million customers people without access to either service. On Thursday, the company said they were investigating the network outage and expected to have everything back up and...
  7. Digital Home opens new Internet Television forum

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    In its tenth year, Digital Home’s readership continues to expand and membership in our Digital Forum continues to grow. The result is the demand for more discussion areas also continues to grow therefore we are pleased to announce the creation of our new Internet Television forum. The...
  8. Sony launches Video on Demand by Qriocity in Canada

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Sony's Video on Demand (VOD) service, called "Video on Demand by Qriocity", is now available in Canada. "Video On Demand powered by Qriocity" started in Japan on January 26 and, in addition to Canada, is now available in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. To gain access to...
  9. Sony launches Qriocity in Canada

    Industry News
    Sony's Video on Demand (VOD) service, called "Video on Demand by Qriocity", is now available in Canada. The streaming service, Sony's attempt to challenge Apples itunes, will offer hundreds of films from several major studios including NBC Universal Television Distribution, Paramount Pictures...