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AOL-Verizon May Tempt Possible Buyers for Yahoo!

Now that AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is being acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the big question on Wall Street, Main Street and Cyber-Street has to be what this ...
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4 Stocks That Will Win as Over-the-Top-Content Takes Over the Future

While at first blush OTT sounds like a condition where kids cannot sit still, it actually refers to over-the-top-content; that is, the delivery of audio, video, and other media over ...
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Yahoo!-ABC News Leads Online Digital News Visits, as Mobile Rules

Three trends stand out in the new Pew Research Center Journalism & Media Study. One is that consumption of news has moved more and more toward mobile devices. Another is that Yahoo! ...
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Does Comcast Dare Cannibalize Its Own Business?

According to reports published on Tuesday, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) will launch a streaming video service later this year to include “The Tonight Show” and “Saturday Night Live” for a ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Media Stock Picks to Buy Now

The more that content becomes king as the Internet expands and grows, the more the top media companies continue to push their dominance in the sector. A new research report ...
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Can Lumber Liquidators Save Its Image?

When the CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) news show “60 Minutes” told its 13.3 million Sunday evening viewers that they had a problem, the problem just got a whole lot worse. That ...
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Star Trek Movie Franchise Reaches $1.2 Billion Ticket Sales

Leonard Nimoy and his "Star Trek" co-stars built a remarkable movie franchise that brought in over $1.2 billion, or $103 million per picture spread over 12 films. He died Friday ...
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5 Top RBC U.S. Equity Picks for February

With February starting off like gangbusters after a very volatile January, many of the top firms on Wall Street we cover are resetting the top equity picks for institutional and ...
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4 Top Media and Entertainment Stocks With Big Upside Potential in 2015

With entertainment and consumer content seemingly everywhere, provided by a host of new players like Netflix, where are the best opportunities for investors in 2015? A new report from Jefferies ...
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Facebook Shares Rise 40% This Year

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has erased the memory of the debacle of its first week as a public company. It has also shed worries that it could not get its ...
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Dish Picks a Fight With Fox

After settling a dispute with CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) just a week ago, Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) faces a similar situation with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA). The ...
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Robot Viewing of Ads to Shake Major Media

According to a new study, computers controlled by hackers "view" about a quarter of all video ads on the Web. In other words, 25% of inventory sold to advertisers is ...
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Mobile Gaming Makes Gains in Battle With Pay TV

In 2013, there were 94 million mobile gamers in the United States, each of whom spent about 50 minutes a day playing games on a smartphone or tablet. In 2014 ...
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2014’s Underperforming Large-Cap Stocks That Could Be 2015 Winners

By almost all measures, the stock market is getting expensive. While many pundits, especially the uber bulls that talk on financial TV every day, remain very positive, the fact of ...
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Will Starz Find a Buyer?

While Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and potential suitors have declined to comment, there are reports that the pay-TV channel is interested in either a sale or some other kind of strategic ...
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