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New Star Wars Ticket Sales Near $900 Million

Total domestic ticket sales of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may reach $900 million as soon as next week. As it does so, total sales worldwide should hit $2 billion, ...
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Is Donald Trump Worth $3 Billion or $10 Billion?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has claimed a fortune of more than $10 billion. That's the sort of claim that journalists find hard to resist when it comes from someone ...
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Why Analysts Are Even More Bullish on Facebook for 2016 and Beyond

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) posted solid fourth-quarter earnings this past week, which catapulted the stock to a new all-time high. Needless to say, analysts absolutely loved this report. 24/7 Wall ...
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EA Trips Over Guidance, Even With Star Wars: Battlefront

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday. The company had $1.83 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.8 billion in revenue. ...
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Pay-TV Operators in FCC Sights

The first sentence of a proposal released Wednesday by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler surely sent shivers up and down the spines of cable and satellite operators, "Ninety-nine ...
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Twitter Short Interest Drops to 53.6 Million

Shares sold short in Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) dropped 6.8% to 53.6 million in the two-week period that ended January 15. The modest tick down came despite deepening trouble in ...
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What to Expect From Facebook Earnings

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is scheduled to report its fourth quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.68 in earnings ...
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Twitter Earnings Expected to Be Dismal

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) let go four senior executives (or they left on their own, which is unlikely). That will not solve Twitter's short-term problem, which is that Wall Street ...
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The Power of YouTube: Adele’s ‘Hello’ Reaches Over a Billion Views

Adele has set records that the music industry believed no artist could ever approach. Her latest album, "25," topped the Billboard 200 for six weeks and had sales in excess ...
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Google Largest Online Property With 248 Million Visitors

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google search property once again showed its dominance of U.S. online visitors. It posted unique visitors of 248.4 million in December, against a total U.S. audience ...
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Nielsen to Use Facebook in Ratings, May Cripple Some Shows

Nielsen has caught up to the rest of the world. Its old model of counting television viewers has not taken into account related activity on social media. Playing catch up, ...
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Why Netflix Doesn’t Have to Worry About Slower Domestic Growth

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported its fourth quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $0.07 in earnings per share (EPS) on $1.82 billion in revenue ...
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Can Netflix Earnings Turn It Around in 2016?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.02 in earnings per ...
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Can Hulu Compete With Netflix? By the Numbers

Subscription-based Internet streaming is already revolutionizing the way we consume media, and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is the undisputed leader for now. It is not without its competitors though, and ...
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Why Foursquare and Twitter Are Worth Less

According to several sources, Foursquare, the social location app company, raised $45 million, as its valuation fell by nearly 50% from its peak of $650 million. Its ad-supported business model ...
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