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FCC Names Power Lineups to Review Big Media Mergers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has named its investigative teams to review whether or not the massive media mergers that have been announced are actually in the public interest -- ...
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Top Internet and Social Media Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2014

If one sector stands out as still having incredible growth potential for 2014 and beyond, it is the Internet and social media stocks. While 2013 was marked by surging performance ...
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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Expected to Be Next Blockbuster Movie

As the movie industry claws to match last year's total revenue, each week's major releases become essential building blocks toward that $10.9 million. The next film that has a chance ...
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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Takes Weekend Box Office Lead

"Transformers: Age of Extinction," which took in $100 million at the box office to hold the top spot last weekend, is well ahead in the race for the top spot ...
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Holiday Weekend Movie Box Office Could Be Another Win for the Transformers

Heavily anticipated movies are not on tap for the coming, long Fourth of July holiday weekend. Moviegoers are presumably busy barbecuing and shooting off fireworks on Friday, and after last ...
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Eastern Seaboard on Fourth of July Watch for Tropical Storm (or Hurricane) Arthur

It is July 2, and we now have our first confirmed and named tropical storm of 2014 -- Tropical Storm Arthur. On top of this being the first named storm ...
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King Goes From Mere Volatility to Major Volume Spike

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE: KING) seems to be running on up and up, and shares are back near a post-IPO high. Monday's gain was massive, up at 14.5% at $20.45 ...
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Why Disney Shares May Be Headed Up to $100, With or Without Star Wars

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) was a beneficiary of the anti-Aereo ruling from the Supreme Court last week, but the media and entertainment giant keeps chugging ahead and firing on ...
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Soccer

U.S. World Cup Success Boosts TV Everywhere Viewing

Nearly 25 million viewers in the United States watched last Sunday's World Cup match between the U.S. men's national team and the Portuguese national team. But how many would watch ...
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Ford, Toyota and Honda Top Best Global Green Brands

In a world in which consumers take ever greater interest in the environmental track records of the companies they do business with and brands they buy, several cars brands topped Interbrand's ...
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U.S. World Cup Hopes Push TV Ratings to Near-Olympics Level

Nearly 25 million viewers in the United States watched Sunday's World Cup match between the U.S. men's national team and the Portuguese national team. That is well above the 16 ...
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Is Sirius XM Ready to Rally 50 Percent?

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) was a buyout target not that long ago. It turns out that John Malone and his team of Sirius XM insiders were conducting a ...
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The World Cup Causes Surge in U.S. TV Audience

At 6 p.m. ET Sunday evening, the U.S. men’s national soccer team takes to the pitch in the middle of the Amazonian jungle to play the national team from Portugal in ...
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News Consumption Going Mobile: Reuters

The way people get their news is changing. In a recent survey, one-fifth now claim that their mobile phone is the primary access point for news. Nearly 40% of consumers ...
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Netflix Signs Comedian Chelsea Handler to ‘Revolutionize’ TV Talk Show Format

The TV late-night talk show wars are about to get another combatant. Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) announced Thursday morning that it has signed a deal with comedian and author Chelsea ...
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