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Source: ThinkstockThe fate of Hulu and the online media content has been up for grabs and many firms were reportedly interested in buying the asset. The problem is that the bidding was a very long...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: thinkstockStreaming video service Hulu is owned by a consortium that includes Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA). This is not the first...
Paul Ausick
Source: thinkstockby Jon FriedmanOnce upon a time, Hulu had a golden opportunity to transform our viewing habits, the television industry and the Internet. Now, you’re more likely to associate Hulu...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: Outerwall Inc.When Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) reported earnings last night, the owner of the Redbox DVD-rental machines beat earnings estimates by 27%, but net income was down by the same...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockHulu, the streaming video company jointly owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWS), expects revenues of $695 million in...
Paul Ausick
Streaming video provider Hulu LLC has been taken off the auction block by owners News Corp. (NYSE: NWS), Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), among others. Rumored potential...
Mike Sauter
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Douglas A. McIntyre
Republicans plan to cut $6 trillion from the budget over the next decade (Reuters)Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) may be investigated by the FTC (Bloomberg)The FAA will begin inspection of most older Boeing...
Douglas A. McIntyre
A monopoly is either what the government says it is or what a dominant company’s competitors claim. The government’s opinion is the only one that counts, however, as Sprint will find out as it...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Hulu’s management may not have admitted it already, but the company is about to be irreparably damaged by new initiatives to stream premium content  to the home. The first was launched over a year...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The auction of Blockbuster’s assets began today with what the company termed a “stalking horse” bid. It was set at what might be a considered a low price–$290 million. The amount may actually...
Douglas A. McIntyre
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Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) earnings will be hurt by slowing PC sales .(Reuters)Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac want to cut the dividend on their preferred shares. The money goes to the Treasury...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Online research firm comScore reports that more than 172 million Americans watched video online last month. Industry experts are not certain whether any of the largest providers of these videos make...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The day on which the promise of online video is fulfilled has still not come. New comScore data shows that YouTube, which has still not found a business model, dominated the use of internet-based...
Douglas A. McIntyre