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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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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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Atari’s Comeback Strategy

Atari may have set the stage for the video game revolution in the 1970s and 1980s, but that did not prevent the company from eventually going bankrupt. Now Atari is ...
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Morgan Stanley Sees Big Upside in Netflix

Sometimes analyst calls are missed or are seen too late to be included in our daily summary of the top analyst upgrades and downgrades. That was the case with Netflix ...
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Why Time Warner May Never End ‘Game of Thrones’

If Home Box Office (HBO) has shown one thing, it is that it can create incredible loyalty for its cable channels by making its own shows. The hit series "Game ...
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Are the Rules About to Change in the Pay-TV Sector?

For years U.S. consumers have tried to persuade cable and satellite companies to offer subscriptions to viewer-selected channels -- so-called a la carte pricing -- rather than the high-priced packages the ...
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How the New Time Inc. Is Evaluated and Valued

Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) is now out on its own, and the spin-off from Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is now a week into being on its own. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Netflix Stealing Pay-TV Customers

U.S. consumers like their Internet TV. They like it so much, in fact, that 49% of all U.S. households now have at least one TV set connected to the Internet ...
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Short Sellers Exit Social Media Stocks

After weeks of sell-offs, social media shares have started to recover. Another sign they are back in favor -- their short interests for the period that ended May 30. Short ...
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