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Halloween Not Prime Time for New Movies

The major movie studios do not relish competing with a Halloween Friday and all the trick-or-treating and holiday parties. Only one studio is releasing a movie this weekend, and it ...
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Microsoft’s Wearable Device: Market Is Getting Too Crowded

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) has released a new wearable device. It has some features that apparently all such devices need to have, particularly health monitoring. However, the software company is ...
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Horror Flick Should Top Box Office This Weekend

Only one horror movie is due for wide release the weekend before Halloween. “Ouija” uses the well-known board as a conjurer of evil, and its PG-13 rating is likely to ...
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Microsoft’s Latest Quarter Belongs to Steve Ballmer

Satya Nadella may be the CEO of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) now, but the fingerprints on the company's most recent quarterly results belong to former CEO Steve Ballmer. Virtually every ...
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Turner Networks Drop Dish as Content Companies Start Streaming

A dispute between Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: TWX) Turner Networks and Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) has caused Turner to pull its channels from the satellite TV company. Dish believes ...
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World War II Film Looks to Claim Top Spot This Weekend

After a two-week run at the top of the movie box office heap, “Gone Girl” from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) is expected to be replaced by a World ...
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Did Subscription Internet Video Competition Just Get a Death Blow?

There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks related to offering pay-TV packages that give customers more of what they want for less money. One of the main forces ...
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‘Gone Girl’ Builds Expectations for Weekend Movie Releases

After a so-so September at the box office, October’s movie releases are expected to start strong and get stronger. The main event this week is film based on a best-selling ...
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Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ Packs Movie Houses

September is not a particularly good month for movie box office receipts. That’s why this week’s opening of “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington must have been a pleasant surprise for ...
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Denzel Washington Thriller Tops Weekend Movie Releases

The fall movie season has so far been somewhat less than overwhelming. This week’s main entrant may not change that, but “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington is touted for the ...
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Will Sony Fire CEO as Company Posts Another Loss?

Call it another year of financial loss. The year has not ended, but Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) says the red ink for its current fiscal period is imminent. The means ...
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As Video Streaming Grows, Price War Likely

U.S. consumers might get a break from the high costs of a pay-TV subscriptions starting next year when several major providers plan to introduce streaming video on-demand services in what ...
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Weekend Movies Feature Dolphins and John Galt

The top-grossing new movie of the fall season -- which began last weekend -- is “The Identical,” which sold about $1.6 million in tickets and played on just 1,956 screens. ...
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The 10 Biggest Data Hacks of All Time

The potential data breach announced earlier this week by Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) once again focuses attention on online security. While the company is not believed to have been ...
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Samsung Introduces Virtual Reality Headset

The pixels have barely dimmed on the Wednesday’s announcement from Samsung Electronics of its new Galaxy Note phablets and two wearable devices including a virtual reality (VR) headset from Oculus ...
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