Digital locker app Movies Anywhere adds AI-powered lists to organize your library

Movies Anywhere, an app that allows you to centralize your digital movie collection from across services, is rolling out a new feature that will help you make better sense of your growing library. The

Biosafety startup R-Zero acquires CoWorkr to create an ‘OS for the workplace’

On Tuesday, R-Zero, a pandemic-era biosafety company, announced the acquisition of CoWorkr — a company that develops room occupancy sensors. The acquisition marks a shift in focus for R-Zero as

Device that combines air circulation with UV-C light deployed in first U.S. homes to help decrease COVID-19 transmission risk

Now that we know the virus that causes COVID-19 can be transmitted via aerosol (tiny particles in the air that can hang around for a long time), researchers and engineers globally have turned their at

Movies Anywhere launches movie-sharing feature ‘Screen Pass’ into open beta

Last month, it was reported that digital locker service Movies Anywhere was working to launch a movie-sharing feature called “Screen Pass.” At the time, the feature was only available in l

Cloud movie locker UltraViolet is finally closing

UltraViolet, an older “cloud movie locker” service, is shutting down. The service, which allowed consumers to unlock a digital copy of their DVDs and Blu-rays, was something of a transitio

Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each

Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart's streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via it

Scientists create 3D-printed objects that can change shape after they’re printed

3D printed plastics tend to remain pretty stable over time. For example, your 3D-printed Yoda won’t turn into a Chewbacca head without some severe plastic trauma… until now. Scientists at

Walmart’s Vudu Now Allows UltraViolet Users To Share Their Movies With Up To Five Friends

Vudu is introducing a feature that will allow its customers to share their UltraViolet collections with up to five friends or family. With the new Share My Movie feature, Vudu customers will be able t

UltraViolet Now Has Over 9M Accounts, Smart TV Buyers To Get 10 Movies Free In 2013

Today at the official first-day keynote of CES 2013, CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro introduced a group of Hollywood studio executives to announce a new partnership between UltraViolet, the digital

Walmart’s Vudu Now Lets You Convert Your DVDs And Blu-Rays To Digital Copies From Your Home

Vudu is making it easier for users to convert their existing movies to digital, with the launch of a desktop app that will let them scan their discs at home. The VUDU To Go app, which will be availabl

Amazon’s Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

Amazon is <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/08/23/amazon-to-hold-press-conference-in-santa-monica-on-sept-6/">holding a press event in Los Angeles</a> on Thursday, in which it's likely to announce

UltraViolet Hits 800k Digital Media Locker Accounts, Added 50k In The Last Six Weeks

UltraViolet might sound <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/01/17/an-interview-with-deceultraviolet-president-mitch-singer-goes-horribly-right/">too good to be true</a>, but the service is growing. M

Paramount Begins Selling UltraViolet Movies Directly

Just over a week ago I <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/01/17/an-interview-with-deceultraviolet-president-mitch-singer-goes-horribly-right/">spoke with the head of DECE and UltraViolet</a> about t

An Interview With DECE/UltraViolet President Mitch Singer Goes Horribly Right

Our readers are probably familiar in passing with UltraViolet, a new content rights management system that is supposed to unify the rights architecture on the web, allowing cross-platform sharing and

DRM-Curious? You Can Create An UltraViolet Account Now

You may remember the "one DRM to rule them all" we heard about last year, <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/07/20/dece-ultraviolet-apple/">UltraViolet</a>. It's essentially a DRM scheme that <a hre

With DECE's UltraViolet, We're About To See Just How Powerful Apple Really Is

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-198665" title="aaa" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/aaa9.png" alt="">When I hear the name UltraViolet as it pertains to Hollywood, good th

Review: GermGuardian UV-C Mini Wand

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/miniwand_hand_shot.jpg">I have an aunt who's a germophobe. When she travels, she cleans the hotel room in which she's going to stay. She

Kid's Science Fair Project Saves Birds From Windows

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/ot-090121-charlie-sobcov.jpg" /> Charlie Sobcov, an eight grader from Canada fell in love with birds on a trip to Costa Rica four years