Media

Merger Talks Between Viacom and CBS Back On

For the past several years, there have been efforts to put back together two companies that were separated in 2005. Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) were ...
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What You Need to Know About the Pinterest IPO

Pinterest has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were mentioned in the offering, but the ...
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The 8 Huge Companies Apple Is Up Against With Its Streaming Video Product

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will launch a streaming video service today. The company believes that its brand and installed base of over a billion devices will allow it to successfully ...
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MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central Not Kicked Off TV, Yet

Negotiations about how much money needs to change hands between MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central owner Viacom and Direct TV and U-verse cable owner AT&T to keep the channels on ...
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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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