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Wal-Mart Sticks Vudu Pins Into Website

Wal-Mart Stores, the largest retailer in the world, is once again offering movies for rental or purchase through -- this time via its digital movie arm, Vudu.

Wal-Mart in March 2010 paid about $100 million to acquire Vudu, a privately held startup that offered 16,000 videos for rent or download-to-own through Internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray Disc players and set-tops.

On Tuesday, Wal-Mart announced that thousands of digital Vudu titles including new releases are available directly on at The movies can be streamed or downloaded from,, or from one of more than 300 Vudu-enabled devices including select HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and Sony's PlayStation 3.

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