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Pay TV Shows Troubling Subscriber Trends

The number of subscribers to pay-TV services dropped by about 588,000 in 2013, but that trend is set to reverse itself between 2014 and 2019, growing from about 101 million ...
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Netflix Payoff to Comcast Worked

In late February, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reached an agreement with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) for direct access to Comcast's network, with the goal of providing better quality video streaming ...
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Can Colbert Save ‘The Late Show’ After Letterman?

Late night TV is a very competitive business for eyeballs. On top of "The Tonight Show" and many other choices of live and nearly-live entertainment venues for your eyeballs, the ...
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What Do Amazon’s Video Streaming Gains Really Mean?

Without giving any specific numbers, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Tuesday morning that Amazon Instant Video tripled the number of video streams it delivered year-over-year and that it now surpasses ...
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Three Reasons for WWE Investor Smackdown

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: WWE) investors are getting a true smackdown all on their own. This is already considered to be a volatile stock, but a Barron's bash over ...
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Yahoo! Making Big TV Programming Plans

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is trying to get into the content and programming business. And in a really big way. The Wall Street Journal reports that sources say Yahoo is ...
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Can Netflix’s Stock Drop Tempt Apple Buyout Ambitions?

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is turning out to be in the midst of becoming an awful momentum reversal of fortune. The good news here is that this sharp stock drop ...
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GrubHub IPO Magic Value Now Almost $3 Billion

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) raised a higher-than-expected $192 million in an initial public offering, after pricing the shares above the marketed range. Its sites include Seamless.com and Menupages.com, and its ...
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Companies Left in a Lurch as Tiger Woods Out of Masters

It's just not CBS Sports that is a loser if Tiger Woods does not play in the Masters Golf Tournament. CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) likely will lose out because a ...
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GrubHub IPO Price Range Raised, Strong Demand Despite High Valuation

The initial public offering (IPO) of GrubHub Inc. just got a bit pricier. The company is offering 4 million shares of common stock, and selling stockholders are offering an additional ...
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The Star Wars Franchise Value Set to Surge Under Disney

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) made perhaps the greatest purchase of its history when it acquired the Star Wars franchise from George Lucas. When 24/7 Wall St. calculated the value ...
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Yahoo! Builds Its Own YouTube

This sounds like a suicide mission: struggling portal site takes on 600-pound video gorilla. Mayhem ensues. Or maybe not. Tech website re/code reported on Friday that Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) ...
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With Earnings Warning, Employee National Morale Day at IGT

International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) had a dubious title for a press release. It was named "IGT Re-Aligns to Position for Long-Term Earnings Growth." The company should ask its employees, ...
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Why Apple Should Just Buy Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) investors felt some real pressure on Monday after reports have come out that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has held talks with Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: AAPL) over ...
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Companies That Love March Madness the Most

March Madness has arrived for you college basketball fans. What is different about March Madness, versus the Daytona 500, the Indy 500, the Super Bowl, and other key sporting events, ...
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