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It Looks Like Aladdin May Have Actually Been a Real Person

The first release of a live action version of Disney's "Aladdin" is opening in wide release Friday -- one of the most anticipated Disney movies of the year -- just ...
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Another American Newspaper Lays Off 100% of Its Staff

Less than a month after the storied New Orleans Times-Picayune laid off all 161 members of its staff, another paper has done the same. The Reading Eagle, which was just ...
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Facebook Cleans House: Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts Gone

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has announced that it removed over 3 billion fake accounts from its platform between October 2018 and March 2019. What’s even more is that this number ...
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Big Tech Companies in Big Trouble Over ‘Pirate’ Recordings of ‘Over the Rainbow’

One could make a good argument that Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg's "Over the Rainbow" is the iconic American popular tune. The song, written for the 1939 movie "The Wizard ...
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How Microsoft Is Cleaning Up Its Xbox Live Platform

Gaming is a favorite pastime, not just for many Americans but millions of people across the globe. In an effort to make this online space more inclusive and less hurtful ...
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What to Watch When Pinterest Reports After the Close

Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) is scheduled to release its first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for a net loss of $0.11 per share ...
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Future of American Press Get Boost as Gannett Board Stays in Place

Apparently, the board of America's largest newspaper chain, Gannett Co Inc. (NYSE: GCI), will be reelected at the company annual meeting. Another newspaper chain, Digital First Media, had pressed its ...
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Will Take-Two See a Boost From Big Q4 Earnings and Outlook?

When Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Monday, the company said that it had $0.86 in earnings per share ...
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The Future Ownership Structure of Hulu Is Now Clear

The future ownership structure of Hulu now looks quite clear. A press release from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has indicated that Disney will assume ...
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This Is How Google Shapes People’s Attention to the News

Nearly as many Americans (43%) get their news online as from television (50%), and nearly a quarter (24%) get their news through search engines. Google search dominates U.S. search queries ...
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This Is How Google Shapes People’s Attention to the News

Nearly as many Americans (43%) get their news online as from television (50%), and nearly a quarter (24%) get their news through search engines. Google search dominates U.S. search queries ...
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What to Expect When Take-Two Reports Late Monday

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) is scheduled to release its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets close on Monday. The consensus estimates are calling for $0.75 in earnings ...
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1939’s ‘Gone With the Wind’ Remains the Top-Grossing Movie of All Time

"Gone With the Wind," the lavish romantic movie about the Civil War and the years just afterward, based on a best-selling novel, remains the top-grossing movie of all time. On ...
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Yelp’s Strained Review of Q1

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) released first quarter financial results after markets closed Thursday. The company said that it had $0.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and $236 million in revenue, ...
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Why Investors Are Chasing Roku Higher After Q1 Results

When Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) released its first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday, the company said that it had a net loss of $0.09 per share and ...
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