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iTunes

Can Apple Save iTunes?

Music download numbers are tumbling as listeners finally figure out that renting virtually all the music in the world for a few bucks a month is a much better deal ...
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The Real Reason Pandora Shares Are Getting Clobbered

Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) reported third-quarter earnings after markets closed on Thursday, and the headline numbers were a little better than expected: earnings per share of ...
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Horror Flick Should Top Box Office This Weekend

Only one horror movie is due for wide release the weekend before Halloween. “Ouija” uses the well-known board as a conjurer of evil, and its PG-13 rating is likely to ...
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Video Viewing on Mobile Devices Skyrockets

In the second quarter of this year 26.6% of more than 38 billion online video views were started on a tablet or smartphone. For the past 12 months that’s an ...
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Box Office

World War II Film Looks to Claim Top Spot This Weekend

After a two-week run at the top of the movie box office heap, “Gone Girl” from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) is expected to be replaced by a World ...
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Will HBO Need a Partner to Launch Its Web-Only Service?

During a presentation at the Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) investor day Wednesday morning, HBO’s CEO, Richard Plepler, said that HBO will begin selling a digital version of its programming next ...
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Giants at Cowboys Tickets Are Top-Priced NFL Divisional Matchup of Week 7

Four divisional matchups will take place in the NFL as the season enters Week 7. The league’s top-priced divisional game belongs to an NFC East meeting between the Giants and ...
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How Americans Watch Video

There are now more ways for Americans to watch video than there were channels to watch some 50 or so years ago. There are plain old TV sets; laptops and ...
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basketball

Home Opener Against the Knicks the Season’s Most Expensive Ticket for Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a new look for the 2014-15 NBA season. Obviously LeBron James returning home takes the cake, but big man Kevin Love rounds out a new “Big ...
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‘Gone Girl’ Builds Expectations for Weekend Movie Releases

After a so-so September at the box office, October’s movie releases are expected to start strong and get stronger. The main event this week is film based on a best-selling ...
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Who Will Get Bought First, RealD or DreamWorks?

Buyouts hopes are becoming the new trend this week. First, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) was reportedly in buyout talks with Japan’s Softbank and those talks have reportedly already cooled ...
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Redskins at Eagles Tickets Are Top-Priced NFL Divisional Match-Up of Week 3

Five divisional matchups will take place in the NFL this Sunday as the season enters Week 3. The Eagles will host the return of former wide receiver DeSean Jackson when ...
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How Much Time Do Viewers Really Spend With Netflix?

When Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) last reported how many hours of video it streamed, the total came to 6.5 billion hours for the first quarter of 2014. Divided by the ...
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Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ Packs Movie Houses

September is not a particularly good month for movie box office receipts. That’s why this week’s opening of “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington must have been a pleasant surprise for ...
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Will GoPro Face Real Competition From Polaroid and Other Players?

The story of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) has been a fascinating one. The question might not be whether the story may have become too fascinating for investors, but one question ...
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