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Snap Closes in on Highly Anticipated IPO

Snap has filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). Many are expecting Snap to come public later this week. ...
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Papers Other Than NY Times and Wall Street Journal May Not Survive: Buffett

Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) owns several newspapers, including his hometown Omaha World-Herald, made a particularly pessimistic comment about the newspaper industry. He told CNBC that the only ...
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Opportunity Knocks: Vice Media Seeks Hedge Fund Investors

One would not expect hedge funds to be particularly fertile ground for the CEO of a startup media company to plow when looking for new funding. But what one doesn't ...
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Key Facts About PricewaterhouseCoopers, the $40 Billion Oscar Accountants

PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting operation inside the PwC consulting and accounting group, has handled vote counts and Oscar ballots for 83 years. Last night, at the Academy Awards ceremony, PricewaterhouseCoopers undercut ...
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New York Times Moves Ahead of Washington Post in Digital Audience Race

New York Times Co.'s (NYSE: NYT) digital properties moved ahead of the Washington Post's in January, according to recent comScore research. The edge was small, however. The comScore Top 50 ...
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tronc Shows Financial Improvements as Media Landscape Changes

tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) has held its own so far in 2017 as its shares were last seen up about 6% year to date. Now tronc's investors and its media partners ...
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Is Social Media the Next Platform for Live Sports?

Social media has long been on the cutting edge of spreading news and data across the web, but now the biggest firm out there is looking to take a bite ...
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What Is the Top Grossing Oscar Movie of All Time?

"Gone With the Wind" was made 78 years ago, at the end of the Great Depression and before World War II. Its gross receipts, if not adjusted for inflation, would ...
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Can Snapchat Really Compete With Facebook?

Social media has long been a battlefield, with each platform looking to copycat the other or undermine the competition to gain more traffic and users. In the most recent case ...
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Who Can Build a Better Jobs Platform, Facebook or Microsoft?

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is looking to take on a whole new level of competition with another colossal tech company, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). The social media giant is rolling ...
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Snap Closes in on IPO After Announcing Potential Pricing

Snap Inc. filed an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). This is the first filing in which actual pricing data ...
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Have Video Game Stocks Finally Peaked?

When Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) reported its most recent earnings late last week, they were a huge hit. In fact, it could be argued that these earnings signaled a rising ...
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Is Amazon Eyeing a Move Into TV?

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) starts looking into entering a new business, the existing players had better pay close attention. The latest front appears to be the premium TV and ...
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Trump’s Insanely Hard Palm Beach Golf Course

The Trump International Golf Club is home to one of the hardest course in the U.S. From the back tees, it has a "slope" (a rating of difficulty based on ...
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Snap Gears Up for IPO

Snap filed its first amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company did not list any pricing details in ...
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