Media

Facebook Gives In to Pre-Roll Advertising

Early this year Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) launched a test of advertising placed in the middle of content publishers' videos. These "mid-roll" ads are similar to those commercials all of ...
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Can New Star Wars Movie Top $200 Million During First Weekend?

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) pays more than $52 billion to buy some major assets from Fox, where does the money come from? Movie franchises like Star Wars play ...
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Henry Blodget's Business Insider, one of the greatest digital media successes, will change its name to Insider, Inc., a sign of its growing influence outside business and finance. The FCC ...
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Disney Pulls the Trigger on Fox Acquisition

Anyone who is surprised by Thursday morning's announcement from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) that it is acquiring a large portion of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) has been ...
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Redbox Could Be Transformed by Streaming Service

DVD distributor Redbox has moved into the streaming media business. The first reaction by many is that the industry is too crowded with huge companies such as Amazon and Netflix. ...
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If Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) buys most of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOX), the value of the deal will be close to $75 billion, according to Reuters. T-Mobile ...
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Bitcoin hit a new record. According to Reuters: Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, was quoted at $17,310 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange BTC=BTSP, up 5.1 percent on the ...
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What Netflix Subscribers Watched the Most in 2017

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is known for having some of the best content among online streaming services, with a revolving door new seasons and shows that grab our attention. Binge ...
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Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has dropped out of the race to buy assets from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOX), which leaves Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) as the only ...
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What Will Apple Do With Shazam?

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) lurched higher on Monday after the iPhone giant announced its newest acquisition. This time Apple has its sights set on Shazam, a mobile app ...
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Top 10 Pirated Movies From Last Week

Online streaming has become one of the more popular trends of late, brought about with the advent of Netflix, Hulu and HBO streaming services, just to name a few. However, ...
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Warner Bros 2017 Box Office Soars Above $2 Billion

Among the reasons AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) wants to take over Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is the value of its movie studio asset. The Warner Bros. division of the ...
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Bitcoin futures started to trade. According to The Wall Street Journal: The bitcoin contract expiring in January opened at $15,000 and spiked to $16,660 within the first six minutes of ...
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More Alliances and Betrayals in the Online Streaming Wars

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) have announced a groundbreaking partnership that will put the Amazon Prime streaming service on Apple TV. This is the most recent ...
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