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March Madness Legends Continue to Reap Benefits Well After Playing Career

Some of the most memorable college basketball moments have come when players were thrust into a seemingly impossible situation and somehow pulled off a magical, game-winning shot in the NCAA ...
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YouTube Launches 360 Degree Video

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has had a fit trying to turn YouTube into a profitable venture large enough to affect the search company's bottom line. Although as many as half ...
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Nearly Half of All Americans Watched a Google Video in February

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, continue to attract the largest audience for viewing online video on a ...
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Among Number One Seeds, Former Kentucky Players Have Highest Off-Court Earning Power

With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament upon us, the respective No. 1 seeds (Kentucky, Villanova, Wisconsin and Duke) in each region are expected to make deep runs. Given the level ...
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Sony PS Vue Only Available in 3 Cities

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) has announced its new PlayStation Vue TV product. It may be an attractive alternative to traditional cable and satellite systems. However, most people cannot get the ...
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Is It Time to Part With Netflix Stock?

Last week, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) pulled out of the bidding for the rights to rerun “Seinfeld.” Monday morning, Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena downgraded the stock from Hold to ...
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The Death of Broadcast TV

Pay TV has been losing subscribers at a pretty fast pace for the past few years. And the disease has spread to broadcast TV, where prime-time commercial ratings for the ...
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Disney Amps Up Star Wars Franchise Even Ahead of Movie Release

At about this time last year, 24/7 Wall St. hailed Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) as making one of the greatest purchases in its history by acquiring the Star Wars franchise from ...
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Phablet Devices Post Fastest Mobile Device Growth

Between January 2014 and January 2015, usage of mobile devices like the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and the Samsung Galaxy Note -- so-called phablets -- has ...
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Does Comcast Dare Cannibalize Its Own Business?

According to reports published on Tuesday, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) will launch a streaming video service later this year to include “The Tonight Show” and “Saturday Night Live” for a ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Media Stock Picks to Buy Now

The more that content becomes king as the Internet expands and grows, the more the top media companies continue to push their dominance in the sector. A new research report ...
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Chinese Movie Piracy May Cost American Studios Billions

China's movie ticket sales have passed those in the United States, research firm EntGroup claims. The drawback of the data is that it does not include the fact that a large ...
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‘Focus’ Steals Weekend Box Office for Warner

Following on the huge success of “American Sniper,” Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and its Warner Bros. studio took over the top spot in this past weekend’s U.S. box office ...
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Star Trek Movie Franchise Reaches $1.2 Billion Ticket Sales

Leonard Nimoy and his "Star Trek" co-stars built a remarkable movie franchise that brought in over $1.2 billion, or $103 million per picture spread over 12 films. He died Friday ...
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Dish Network Revenues Rise as Subscribers Fade Away

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the satellite TV company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.88 ...
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