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Ashley Madison Site Still Online

After hackers revealed 32 million of the names and passwords from cheating site Ashley Madison, pushing out CEO Noel Biderman and beginning an army of lawsuits, the site is still online. ...
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You’ve Read the Stories, Now You Can See the Play

Here is a brief plot outline of a play set to open in October in New York: Attractive young woman seeks legal advice to initiate charges of sexual harassment against ...
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Disney Confirms Buying Back Stock Aggressively in the Sell-Off

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) may have fears of being highly valued for a Dow Jones Industrial Average component. It has also suffered on fears that it will fall ...
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Does Apple TV Upset Media Retransmission Fee Growth?

At an entertainment industry conference in Beverly Hills Wednesday, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said he expects the NBC network to garner about $500 million in retransmission revenues in 2015. That ...
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Most Expensive Tickets for NFL Opening Weekend

After a long off-season, the return of football is here. The NFL never really left the headlines since the end of the Super Bowl, but now those headlines will be ...
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Univision Adds a Plethora of Underwriters for IPO

Univision Holdings Inc. has filed an amended S-1 form with U.S. the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in this amended ...
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Do Meredith Shareholders Get Enough in the Buyout?

On Monday, Media General Inc. (NYSE: MEG) and Meredith Corp. (NYSE: MDP) announced a definitive merger agreement under which the former will acquire all the outstanding common stock of the ...
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Disney Anywhere Links Up With Apple and Amazon

Based on a new promotion for Disney Movies Anywhere, the entertainment company just added a number of large partners, critical to the distribution of its content. These include Apple Inc.'s ...
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Box Office Surprises for Labor Day

It looks like the Labor Day weekend will have a surprise box office champ. “War Room,” a low-budget faith-based film from Sony Corp.’s (NYSE: SNE) Affirm Films is taking in ...
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New Business Model Trims Book Publisher Revenues

In a classic case of ‘Be Careful What You Wish For,’ book publishers retrieved their pricing power from the hands of (NASDAQ: AMZN), and instead of seeing a boost ...
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Pay-TV Subscriber Numbers Could Be Worse Than They Look

The first half of 2015 has not been kind to pay-TV companies. The cable and satellite distributors have seen subscriber numbers fall by nearly half a million, according to one ...
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Why This Analyst Sees Over 40% Upside in Twitter

Even though the Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) advertising story remains solid, with a second-quarter revenue beat and U.S. advertising average revenue per user (ARPU) reacceleration, growing the user base remains ...
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Dying Twitter Is Huge Source of Breaking News

While all eyes are on Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) and its search for a chief executive officer to lift the company’s sagging share prospects, there are some signs that if ...
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Are Millennial Media Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) was leading the charge in the market on Thursday morning on news that it will be acquired. AOL announced its continued investment in cross-platform programmatic ...
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Hulu’s Cord-Cutter Dream, Commercial-Free TV

Commercials, despite being a minor inconvenience for those watching television, are what makes the advertising world turn round in that industry. Commercials are more of a minor annoyance to consumers ...
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