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A Third of Pay-TV Subscribers May Cut the Cord

It is no surprise that most Americans do not like their pay-TV service, whether it is delivered by cable or satellite. According to the latest report from the American Customer ...
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New Tech Gets Into Media Business, Crushing Old Media

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has started a new citizen journalism enterprise that will help undereducated writers to do a better job covering the news of the world. Twitter Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Does Nike Get Its Money’s Worth From Tiger Woods?

The assumption that Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) must have made when it extended its contract with Tiger Woods two years ago was that the great golfer would remain a great ...
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Will Twitter Expand Tweets to 500 Characters?

A Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) tweet can have only 140 characters, and when certain types of URLs get used, even fewer. It is a fair question to ask whether this limitation ...
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Twitter Needs to Get Users Talking to One Another

Right now, the financial media is a buzz about Thursday’s exit of Twitter Inc.’s (NYSE: TWTR) former chief executive, Dick Costolo, who quit under pressure from investors to better monetize ...
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What Will Derek Jeter Do With $9.5 Million?

According to several press reports, Derek Jeter's The Players' Tribune raised $9.5 million, on the way to what he hopes will be a total of $15 million. The problem he ...
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Can Alibaba Thwart Netflix on Growth Ambitions?

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) announced that it will enter the world of online streaming in China. While this is a deal for China, this could impede the plans ...
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What to Expect From the E3 Expo

E3, or the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is set to occur this week in Los Angeles. This is one of the largest trade fairs for the video game industry where developers, ...
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How Analysts View Twitter Now

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is in the midst of changing its chief executive and analysts are abuzz on what the future might hold for this social media giant. The company ...
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‘Jurassic World’ Could Top ‘Avatar’ as Biggest Film Ever

"Jurassic World," the fourth in a series of movies that are together among the most popular of all time, posted a domestic box office number of $204 million for the weekend, second ...
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Who Would Benefit From Twitter’s Demise?

Things are not going very well for Twitter Inc. (NYSE TWTR) at the moment. Several problems are plaguing the company, the most important of which arguably being its difficulties in ...
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8.4 Million US Households Subscribe to Broadband Video, Shun Pay TV

About 7% of all U.S. households subscribe to broadband service and at least one streaming video service (called over-the-top, or OTT, in the industry), but do not subscribe to pay ...
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Twitter Shares Head Toward All-Time Low

As part of the shake up that put Jack Dorsey into the CEO chair at Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), and the deep concern that he cannot turn it around, the ...
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Proof — Shareholders Extremely Happy to See Costolo Leave as CEO of Twitter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) broke huge news after the markets closed on Thursday. Dick Costolo, chief executive officer, announced that he will be stepping down from this position as CEO, ...
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‘Jurassic World’ Primed for $125 Million Opening Weekend

In what is expected to be the third-highest opening weekend box office this year, “Jurassic World” is set to debut on 4,273 U.S. screens this weekend and ring up ticket ...
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