Media

Meet Comcast’s New Streaming Service

After Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) announced that it would be joining the fray of online streaming services like Netflix, HBO and Hulu, the internet and cable company's shares dipped on ...
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Will Music Royalty Lawsuit Injure Peloton’s IPO Chances

Peloton is supposed to be one of the hottest IPOs to watch from the IPO Class of 2019. After seeing some stops and starts in the IPO market, Peloton's ...
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Google Takes Aim at Multi-Billion-Dollar Video Game Opportunity With Launch of Stadia

The video game industry just got yet another entrant, and it isn't a startup you have never heard of. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), via Google and YouTube, has announced the ...
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Did Disney Score a TKO With Its ESPN-UFC Partnership?

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has been looking for something to do with its ESPN business for years, but now it seems the Mouse House landed a solid blow with ...
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How the US Film and TV Industry Is Driving Economic Growth

In the United States, the film and television industries support a large number of jobs and make a key contribution to society in general. Specifically, this industry supports 2.6 million ...
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YouTube, Where Terrorists Broadcast Killings, Is World’s Largest Video Site By Far

After the attack on two mosques in New Zealand that killed 49 people, officials at YouTube parent Google tried to pull down every copy of a video made by the ...
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Facebook Staring Down US Probe of Data Deals

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is facing an investigation from federal prosecutors delving into its data deals with some of the world’s largest technology companies, according to the New York Times. ...
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Why Analysts Are Tuning Out on Roku

Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) shares took a dive on Wednesday after a few analysts came out against the video streaming firm. While Roku has seen an incredible run in just ...
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Spotify Brings Antitrust Claim Against Apple

It's only been a few days that technology giants have had to hear about forcible break-ups. Now Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) is making antitrust claims against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Amazon Ad Revenues Beginning to Pile Up

In 2016, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) posted estimated advertising revenues of about $500 million. Retail analytics firm eMarketer estimated at the time that by 2019 the online shopping behemoth would ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Over 20% Upside at Netflix

Some would argue that it might be too early to start making guesses about where Netflix Inc.’s (NASDAQ: NFLX) subscriber numbers end up, especially with earnings scheduled for some time ...
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Moochers Mean Lost Revenue for Netflix, Other Streaming Services

They said streaming video would kill cable as millions of users cut the cord. Then they said that it would kill cable bundling into packages that include hundreds of channels ...
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Will Oscar Ratings Post Another All-Time Low?

The trend of TV ratings for the Oscars has been down, almost relentlessly in recent years. Last year, 26.5 million people watched the Oscars, a collapse from the previous year. ...
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First Best Picture Winner ‘Wings’ Nearly Lost Forever

“Wings,” the silent film epic about World War I aviators, won the first Academy Award for Best Picture 90 years ago. The motion picture was the only silent movie to ...
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McClatchy and Tribune Could Merge, Hundreds of Jobs at Risk

The New York Post reports that there may be a marriage of two of America's largest newspapers chains. McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI) has retained a banker, the report says, in ...
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