Wireless Broadband No Competition for Comcast, Time Warner Merger

One of the arguments that Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) makes in support of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is that wireless broadband is a ...
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The Attraction of YouTube’s Multichannel Networks

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) agreed in March to pay up to $950 million for Maker Studio, the acquisition was looked at as a testament to the value of ...
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Townsquare Analysts Offer Favorable View as Quiet Period Expires

Townsquare Media Inc. (NASDAQ: TSQ) has seen its quiet period come to an end. It looks as though the analysts from the underwriting syndicate have also given it a very ...
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Weekend Movie Sweepstakes Dominated by Viacom

As anticipated, Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and its Paramount Studios’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” held on to its weekend box-office supremacy for a second week, outselling the latest installment, “The Expendables 3,” from ...
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Disney Heats Up at Walmart After Being Shut Out at Amazon

About a week ago Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) removed the pre-ordering option for several DVD releases of popular movies from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The dispute between the two ...
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Cable Company Broadband Subscribers Now Outnumber Pay TV Subscribers

It had to happen sometime, but the cable guys probably didn’t expect it to happen so soon. The top U.S. cable companies now claim 49.915 million broadband subscribers compared with ...
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Ninja Turtles Likely to Beat the Expendables at the Box Office

The summer movie season has only three more weekends to run, including this one, which features a third installment of the senior citizen action heroes, “The Expendables 3” from Lions ...
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King Gets Its Candy Crushed With Earnings – Poor Guidance

King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING) was a hot social gaming company IPO, but now the company is giving back a large portion of its share price after the company's ...
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Alabama Leads Ticket Market as National Championship Favorite

The Top 25 preseason college football polls are out, and once again the University of Alabama is near the top of the list. This season the Crimson Tide rank second, ...
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China Says 150 Economic Fugitives Flee to US

China says that a portion of the fugitives from the country lives in America. China Daily calls these very special kind of people "economic fugitives," whatever that may be. Apparently, ...
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New York Times Vs. Buzzfeed

Buzzfeed, a company that has come to call itself a media operation instead of the social media distributor of clever lists, which it has been for several years, raised $50 ...
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Amazon Now Playing Hardball with Disney? Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has apparently decided that when the going gets tough, the company will play tougher. In what appears to be the company’s latest distribution dispute, Amazon has ...
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Major NFL Rivalries Lead To Big Ticket Premiums on Secondary Market

The regular season the National Football League is just a month away. The first full week of preseason games is already underway, and training camp is in full swing. Season ...
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Murdoch’s Next Target May Be Viacom

Rupert Murdoch, who controls the voting shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOX), needs to only make one call to land another huge multimedia company. Sumner Redstone, founder ...
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Zynga Earnings Just More Roadkill at the Farm

Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is lost. The company just doesn't seem to have the muster to get back on track, and lower revenues for the second quarter and lower guidance ...
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