Yachtico sells itself as the “Airbnb of boat rentals,” and it’s ready to take on the U.S. market of leisure travelers and online rental enthusiasts.
The streaming/DVD rental subscription service from Verizon and Redbox is rumored to launch before the end of the year, and now we’re finally hearing details about what it’s going to cost.
Its competitors already have a firm head start, but book retailer Barnes & Noble is finally launching a digital video store for its line of Nook tablets.
Zillow says mobile and real estate go hand in hand, which is why the company is launching its Rentals app for the iPhone
DVD rental kiosk service Redbox has extended a distribution deal that will allow the company to continue renting movies from Sony Pictures to customers the same day they hit retail shelves.
Craigslist has blocked apartment-finding site PadMapper. Chief executive Eric DeMenthon made the announcement today on the PadMapper blog that all Craiglist-sourced rentals are being deleted from the PadMapper database.
Netflix is no longer planning to offer a video game disc rental-by-mail service to complement its DVD-by-mail and streaming video subscription service, the company revealed Wednesday during its fourth quarter earnings call.
In an effort to boost lagging DVD sales, film studio Warner Brothers has decided to delay all new releases from becoming available through many popular movie rental services.
Film studio Paramount Pictures is experimenting with a new digital distribution model for the most recently released Transformers movie.
Car sharing website Getaround announced a large seed round of $3.4 million today from a number of investors including the recently publicized CrunchFund.
What do venture firm Andreessen-Horowitz and successful internet companies Opentable, Paypal, Netflix, Yelp and Shopzilla have in common? Rental eCommerce company, Rentcycle and its first $1.4 million round.
Amazon on Monday announced that it would now offer students the option to rent digital textbooks, advertising that customers can save up to 80% off textbook list prices.
Redbox, which runs several kiosks in stores that let individuals rent movie DVDs at cheap rates, announced Thursday that it is introducing video game rentals to around 21,000 of its kiosks.
Housing start-up Zillow just released a new product, Rent Zestimates, which will provide estimated rent prices for 90 million homes on both its website and all its mobile apps.
Boxee Box owners (all two of you) rejoice! As promised, Boxee is bringing Vudu’s extensive library of streaming high-definition movies to its set-top box in an update today.
Netflix today officially unveiled a $7.99 subscription plan that only gives you access to its streaming movies and TV episodes.
When I first heard about rental startup Airbnb, I thought it sounded a bit odd — and finding out its founder rents rooms from his customers only increased that impression. But now I’m hearing more and more buzz about the company, and today it announced that it has raised $7.2 million from Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners.
Movie- and video game-rental giant Blockbuster finally filed for bankruptcy today after swimming in $1.46 billion of debt and failing to adapt to a new order of movie delivery dominated by Redbox and Netflix.
Brick-and-mortar movie and game rental chain Blockbuster has told major Hollywood studios that it’s preparing to file for bankruptcy next month despite several pushes to expand into online and kiosk services, the Los Angeles Times reports.
As if we needed more evidence that Apple is planning to launch a new Apple TV (which will most likely be called iTV), now there’s word that the company is preparing to let iTunes users rent TV shows for 99 cents, according to Bloomberg.