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Can Charter Afford to Acquire Both Time Warner Cable and Bright House?

Cable provider Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) made it official Monday morning. The nation’s fourth-largest cable company will acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) in a cash and stock ...
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Hollywood Box Office on Track for $5 Billion Summer

Without a major franchise movie release for the Memorial Day weekend, box office receipts were disappointing for the holiday weekend. But there are several franchise releases scheduled for the summer ...
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Why Short Selling Hedge Funds Are Likely So Much Against Disney

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has been one of the best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks year to date in 2015. Disney shares were last seen up 17% ...
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Can Facebook Be Hacked?

One would think that the U.S. financial system and U.S. government sites would be much less vulnerable to hacking than almost any others tethered to the Internet. That turns out ...
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Can a Music Analytics Acquisition Generate More Growth at Pandora?

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) is looking to expand its horizons with its newest acquisition that gives it more insight into the analytics of streaming music online. The deal marks ...
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Will Momo Earnings Start Up Its Turnaround?

Momo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOMO) reported its first-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.05 in earnings per American depository share (ADS) on $26.3 million in revenue. ...
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Cable Companies Add 1 Million Broadband Subscribers in Q1

In the first quarter of 2015, U.S. cable companies added more than 1 million net broadband subscribers, or about 86% of the total broadband growth of nearly 1.2 million new ...
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Can Netflix Break Into China?

China is the next big thing, and it has been for almost the past 20 years. As the country is transitioning from solely a manufacturing economy to a consumer economy, ...
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Can ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Top ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" posted North American box office numbers of $77 million last weekend. Based on the usual movie sales trends, that should drop below $50 million in the ...
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Facebook Puts Instant Articles Into News Feed

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has begun its anticipated program of including "Instant Articles" in its news feed. While some publishers believe the social network will seize their ability to reach ...
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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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Can AOL Get a Higher Offer?

Tuesday morning’s announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) will acquire AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) may have been a surprise, but probably not a big surprise. What would be a ...
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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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Is Viggle Taking Over Media?

Viggle Inc. (NASDAQ: VGGL) may not be a household name, but you would not know that if you saw how much this stock is rallying after earnings. Its rally is ...
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Can Dish Network Earnings Keep Boosting Prices to Post Profits?

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Monday. The satellite TV company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $3.72 billion. In ...
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