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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" raked in an additional $88.3 million and topped the box office for a third week, according to studio estimates Sunday.
CNBC pays tribute to the business, sports, entertainment and political icons we'll miss heading into 2016.
The FCC says video accounts for more than 60 percent of U.S. Still, the United States only ranks 25 out of 39 nations in 2013, according to the FCC. It said the United States was behind many countries including France, Canada, Germany and Japan-- but ahead of Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Israel.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has reached $1 billion at the box office, achieving the milestone with record-setting hyper speed.
Here are the top 10 business stories of the year, in descending order. NBCNews reports.
San Francisco's "weirdest new startup" provides "a luxury service featuring chivalrous gentlemen offering a non-sexual service."
Univision is in negotiations to take over Fusion, the channel and digital network that it formed with Walt Disney. FT reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Futures point to a higher open ahead of the last two weeks of trading for 2015, but the year looks to be ending with a whimper.
*Spain's IBEX down 1.8 pct, FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.7 pct. *ITV gains on bid speculation, Britain's FTSE up 0.9 pct. LONDON Dec 21- European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by gains in carmaker Volkswagen and telecoms equipment manufacturer Ericsson, although an inconclusive result in Spain's election hit the country's stocks.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 18- The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber, including an examination of whether any employees at competitor Lyft were involved in the episode, sources familiar with the situation said. An investigation by Uber determined that an Internet address potentially...
Major U.S. theme parks in Florida and California are implementing additional security measures to screen visitors.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told reporters that commission staff sent letters on Wednesday to AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile "to come in and have a discussion with us about some of the innovative things that they are doing." Comcast is rolling out its own live streaming TV service called "Stream TV" that would not count usage against data caps if using Comcast services.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17- The Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it has asked major Internet providers to discuss innovative data policies in the wake of the government's net neutrality rules. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told reporters Thursday that commission staff sent letters on Wednesday to AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile "to come in and have a...
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec 17- Major U.S. theme parks in Florida and California, including Disney, SeaWorld and Universal Studios, are adding security measures to screen visitors, park officials said on Thursday. The moves follow a Dec. 2 shooting rampage that killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, by a married couple inspired by Islamic State and Nov. 13 attacks in...
Late-night shows might be pulling an older audience on TV , but they're gaining traction with younger audiences online.
Halliburton has been forced to delay for a second time its planned $26bn acquisition of rival Baker Hughes, the Financial Times reports.
Dec 15- Three men were arrested on Monday for engaging in a wide-ranging hacking and spamming scheme that targeted personal information of 60 million people including Comcast customers, U.S. prosecutors announced Tuesday. Timothy Livingston, 30, Tomasz Chmielarz, 32, and Devin McArthur, 27, were named in an indictment filed in federal court in Newark, New...
The newest "Star Wars" films won't hit theaters for another week, but fans of the franchise are already out in full force.
Take a look at some of Friday's early movers: DOW, DD, KO, UTX, BABA, YHOO & more