Expect big acts for the media and entertainment industry next year: big deals, bigger convergence, biggest mobile universe. Julia Boorstin shares her insights.» Read More
He did not identify the markets, but said cities such as Denver and Detroit were performing well, while the expansion into Miami was disappointing. Aereo was launched in March 2012 at $12 per month in New York and has since expanded to about 10 cities with plans to enter several more next year.
Dec 6- Walt Disney Co has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future "Indiana Jones" films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise. Paramount, a unit of Viacom Inc, will retain distribution rights to the original four films, the companies said in a statement on Friday.
Large companies plan their future expecting the government to force them to pay a price for carbon pollution, The New York Times reports.
Companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Dec 4- Walt Disney Co and BesTV New Media are to form a digital joint venture in China as the U.S. company aims for a share of the country's fast-growing entertainment business.
U.S. stocks pulled lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending losses into a third session.
Tuesday's midday movers:
Cable and content kings worry about cord-cutting, but a recent move by Disney suggests streaming content for kids is a plan to keep kids hooked on TV.
Yum Brands and Disney disappointed investors, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu, with an update on the sector.
Dec 2- The Chernin Group, former News Corp president Peter Chernin's holding company, said on Monday it had acquired majority control of Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll, expanding holdings that include stakes in online video company Fullscreen and mobile entertainment network Scopely.
Comcast is testing new ad technology that inserts up-to-date commercials into past episodes of TV shows that are available on demand.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
In the past 7 years, the Hells Angels have brought more than a dozen cases in federal court, alleging infringement on apparel, jewelry and posters.
There's been a huge upheaval in the media landscape. BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg weighs in on what the future will look like.
Mobile app downloads are expected to surge this holiday season, meaning big bucks for some app makers.
U.S. stocks rose Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P headed to record finishes.
A. Bank rallies after Men's Wearhouse offer. Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc surged 11.2 percent to $56.24 after Men's Wearhouse offered to buy the company for $55 per share in cash. Men's Wearhouse jumped 9.9 percent to $51.73.
There's no one hot holiday toy this year, but parents have plenty of wow-worthy gifts to pick from.
Katie Couric will join Marissa Mayer's Yahoo next year as global news anchor while continuing her talk show on ABC.
The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.