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Why Another Analyst Says to Buy Twitter

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) recently has seen its shares take a dip, trading near their 52-week lows, but analyst firm Argus would argue that now is the time to buy ...
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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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Sugar, Rose Bowls Lead List of Most Expensive Bowl Games in 2014-15

Speculation, criticism and mixed emotions have all been reactions around the new College Football Playoff system, but this year’s Sugar and Rose Bowls will serve as both pivotal playoff matchups ...
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RBC’s Top Internet Picks for 2015 With Massive Upside

Despite an outstanding year for the technology sector as a whole, many investors may be surprise to find out that many of the top stocks in the sector actually underperformed. ...
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Movie Industry Battling to Match 2013 Box Office

The race for 2014 domestic ticket sales to match full-year 2013 has come down to the final three weeks of the year. Last year, total ticket sales reached $10.9 billion. ...
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Momo Gears Up for IPO

Momo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOMO) announced Thursday morning that it has priced its initial public offering (IPO). The total offering is 16 million American depositary shares (ADSs), priced at $13.50 per ...
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If Sony Pulls ‘The Interview,’ Losses Will Hit Tens of Millions of Dollars

Among the demands made by hackers who broke into the online systems of Sony Pictures is that the company not release "The Interview," a movie that makes fun of North ...
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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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Disney Delivers With Much Larger Than Expected Dividend Hike

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has lived up to one key expectation we had stated earlier this week: it announced that it is raising its dividend payout to stockholders. What ...
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JD.com Escapes Secondary Offering Undertow

JD.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: JD) filed an F-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a secondary offering. The terms are being set for the offering as a maximum proposed ...
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Disney Sees Star Wars Demand Already off the Charts!

When George Lucas sold the Star Wars franchise to Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) for a sum of nearly $4 billion, our first look analysis was that the movie studio ...
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Does Redbox Rental Price Increase Help Netflix?

In early October the streaming video joint venture between Redbox video kiosk company Outerwall Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTR) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) was shut down because, according to the ...
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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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Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) remains by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, attract the largest audience for viewing online video. In the month of ...
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