Fandango Launches App For The Android Platform

Fandango today introduced a free movie app for Google’s Android platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

 The Fandango Movies, Times & Tickets app allows users to find movies and showtimes, view trailers, locate theaters, view fan ratings and buy tickets.

Users can find movies playing in their local area by using Android’s GPS feature and connecting to Google Maps for driving directions, or they can browse films under "Opening This Week", "Top Box Office" and "Coming Soon" features.

Warner Bros. And Netflix Reach New Deal

Warner Bros. said today it has reached a new agreement with Netflix to make new Warner titles on DVD and Blu-ray available to Netflix members after a 28-day window.

The move by Warner is an effort to squeeze all the potential profit it can from its new releases. Warner says under the deal Netflix will benefit by paying the studio less for new releases. The agreement also expands the license for Warner Bros. streaming content allowing Netflix to offer its members more movies they can watch instantly.

Global Consumers Willing To Pay For Some Online Content

Many global consumers are willing to pay for some online content or are open to increased advertising, but attitudes vary greatly by geography, demographics and content type, according to a new survey by Nielsen.

Nielsen polled more than 27,000 consumers in 54 countries to determine attitudes about paying for online content and to gauge what types of content consumers were most likely to support financially.