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Chinese Movie Piracy May Cost American Studios Billions

China's movie ticket sales have passed those in the United States, research firm EntGroup claims. The drawback of the data is that it does not include the fact that a large ...
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‘Focus’ Steals Weekend Box Office for Warner

Following on the huge success of “American Sniper,” Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its Warner Bros. studio took over the top spot in this past weekend’s U.S. box office ...
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Star Trek Movie Franchise Reaches $1.2 Billion Ticket Sales

Leonard Nimoy and his "Star Trek" co-stars built a remarkable movie franchise that brought in over $1.2 billion, or $103 million per picture spread over 12 films. He died Friday ...
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Dish Network Revenues Rise as Subscribers Fade Away

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the satellite TV company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.88 ...
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Is Pinterest Worth $11 Billion?

Pinterest is in talks with investors to raise $500 million in a round of funding, according to the Wall Street Journal. The social media scrapbooker was previously valued at $5 ...
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Are DirecTV’s Earnings Enough?

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.53 in earnings per share (EPS) and $8.92 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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Have Illegal Downloads Cost ‘50 Shades of Grey’ Producers $5 Million?

Do the math. A company that analyzes illegal downloads claims more than 450,000 electronic versions of "50 Shades of Grey" were downloaded on February 14, the day the movie opened. ...
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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Lives Up to Weekend Hopes

Universal Studios and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) have scored the biggest international opening weekend ever for an R-rated movie with “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which posted ticket sales of an ...
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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Could Miss Expectations

In what must be a big disappointment to executives at Universal Studios and parent Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), the four-day weekend U.S. debut of “Fifty Shades of Grey” looks like ...
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President’s Day Weekend Looks Good for Comcast and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

For a Thursday night opening on 2,830 screens, Comcast Corp.’s (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Focus Features romance “Fifty Shades of Grey” sold an estimated $8.6 million in tickets. That would be the second-highest ...
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Zynga Digs a Bigger Hole With Soft Earnings

After the markets closed Thursday, Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $0.00 in earnings per share (EPS) on $193 million in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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What to Expect From Zynga Earnings

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) will report its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the markets close. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.00 in earnings per share (EPS) and $201.11 million in ...
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Pandora Releases Sins of the Earnings World

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) reported its fourth-quarter results on Thursday afternoon as $0.18 in earnings per share (EPS) and $268 million in revenue. This compares with Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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Activision Earnings and Buyback Dominated by Share Sale Filing and Guidance (Updated)

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is known as one of the biggest and most well-known game producers in the world, and it reported its fourth-quarter results Thursday after the markets ...
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Yelp Guidance Just Not Stacking Up to Mega-Valuation

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) has released its fourth-quarter earnings report. The restaurant, retail and destinations review service reported earnings of $0.24 per share on a gain of 56% in revenues ...
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