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A new recommendation function, similar to what rival Pandora Media Inc offers, will let people pick channels based on lifestyle activities, like "songs to sing to in the shower," or "100 plus hits form the 1980 s," the Stockholm- based company said. In a splashy event in New York, Spotify founder and Chief Executive Daniel Ek highlighted the discovery nature of the...
NEW YORK— Disney says it has opened its first store in China, calling its new Shanghai location the largest Disney Store in the world. It characters and products from Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar along with a music and projection show, a Mickey Mouse- shaped roof, and sculpted hot air balloons. At the end of its last fiscal year, The Walt Disney Co. says there were...
Disney opens its first store in China, its largest in the world.
SEATTLE, May 20- Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: some of the software developers the company needs to woo just aren't interested. Windows phones accounted for just 3 percent of global smartphone sales last year, compared with about 81 percent for devices with...
1. "NCIS," CBS, 14.94 million. 2. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 13.61 million. 7. "Survivor," CBS, 9.61 million.
George Lucas probably isn't regretting the deal he made with Disney for his Lucasfilm group after shares rise 70 percent.
The New York Times reports in its Equilar ranking that executive pay is at its highest since it started keeping track in 2006, NYT reports.
"Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes at the box office, snagging first place on the charts with $70.3 million debut.
Wednesday's Fed minutes along with housing data might cause turbulence.
Next week's Fed minutes along with housing data might cause turbulence.
LOS ANGELES— The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. The Elizabeth Banks- directed sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit and video-on-demand phenomenon cost Universal Pictures only $29 million to produce and was expected to open in the $50 million range.
DraftKings is soon to hit $1 billion in prizes. Better still, the fantasy sports betting site expects to award $1 billion in 2015 alone.
Jim Cramer spoke to the co-founders of CNBC's Disruptor 50 innovative company DraftKings, which makes fantasy betting a reality.
Is DraftKings the king of fantasy drafts? Jason Robins, co-founder and CEO, and Matt Kalish, co-founder, discuss the company's platform and pipeline, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Admit it: Business meetings are pretty dour, save a few notable events. The upfronts and digital newfronts are one of those spectacles.
If you missed this year's upfront presentations, here are some key takeaways.
As the summer season hits, sequels promise to be big business for Hollywood studios, according to box office data.
1. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 14.6 million. 2. "NCIS," CBS, 14.5 million. 3. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 13.4 million.
NEW YORK— Another week, another audience win for CBS. The Nielsen ratings company handed CBS its 11th straight prime-time win in viewership last week, with 13 of the Top 20 programs. Longtime late-night star David Letterman notched a prime-time win of his own with a CBS retrospective looking back on his decades hosting the "Late Show" as he prepares to retire on May...
Walt Disney Co's ESPN has sued to stop Verizon Communications from making its sports channel part of an add-on option for customers of its new Custom TV package, a legal fight that has been the talk of industry conferences and discussions with investors and analysts. Distributors see slimmer plans as a lifeline to a generation that watches online services...