Kara Swisher recounts the tech headlines of the week.
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Want to watch a new movie just out on DVD from Warner Brothers? You’re going to have to buy it, or wait even longer to get it from Netflix or other disc renters. Peter Kafka reports. Update: Coinstar has an agreement with Warner Bros. to receive movie titles 28-days after their release, Coinstar representatives said.
Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. reported weak December sales on slow customer traffic and weakness in the gaming and digital imaging segments. Andria Cheng reports.
Google Adds LG to List Of Television Makers Using Its Technology Google Inc., seeking to reboot its flagging efforts in television, said consumers will soon have a broader choice of TV sets using its software-with lower prices also a likely outcome. Don Clark reports.
Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to increase by $20 million the total disclosed pay for former Chief Executive Ivan Seidenberg, but the recently retired executive won’t be getting any more money. Andrew Dowell reports.