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Netflix partner vows to fight Comcast fees

Netflix network partner Level 3 Communications said it will resist efforts by Comcast to force it to pay fees for delivering online movies to Comcast customers. Get the full story »

Hulu’s CEO says revenue to more than double

Popular U.S. Web video service Hulu should more than double revenue this year to $240 million, its chief executive said on Wednesday, a growth projection likely to create more buzz about a potential public offering. Get the full story »

Netflix posts higher 3Q earnings as revenue grows

Netflix Inc. on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income grew as the online movie rental company continued to attract subscribers, particularly to its Internet streaming service.

The company also raised its subscriber growth forecast for the current quarter, sending shares higher in after-hours trading.

Redbox adding video games in Chicago

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Oakbrook Terrace-based Redbox is adding video games to its $1 a night DVD-rental kiosks in Chicago this month as part of an expanded video game test pilot.

Kiosks will be stocked with games for Wii, Playstation and Xbox 360, the company said, in select markets in the West, Midwest and Atlantic coast regions and are available for $2 per night.
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Cisco unveils $599 home videoconference system

Cisco Systems Inc. launched a $599 home version of its TelePresence videoconference system as the network equipment maker seeks to expand in the consumer market. Get the full story »

Google, AOL extend Web search pact

Google Inc. and AOL Inc. have agreed to extend their search partnership for five years and expanded their pact into mobile search and online video, two areas expected to grow as the media business transitions to digital communications.

The deal helps Google protect its dominant share of the fast-growing Web search business from smaller competitors,  including Microsoft Corp.  and IAC/InteractiveCorp.  Get the full story »