Another product scandal has hit China. But instead of exporting tainted products to America such as when unscrupulous executives sent foul-smelling drywall destined for homes in Florida or produced lead coated toys for Mattel, this time Chinese executives allegedly have been bilking their own countrymen.
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Judson Laipply became as big of an Internet sensation as one could become. His 2006 YouTube posting of “The Evolution of Dance” has been seen by more than 177 million people. That led to a second version, "The Evolution of Dance 2," which also proved to be a hit. On Monday, Laipply took it a step further as ESPN, and its ad firm Wieden + Kennedy, commissioned him to do “The Evolution Of The Touchdown Dance.”
Among large corporations reporting earnings this week, Netflix will release second-quarter-figures on Monday after the bell. Shares of the online movie-rental company are up 162 percent in the past year.
During the last few years, Kevin Feige has become one of the most powerful people in movies. Though Warner Brothers and its DC Comics unit have strained to turn their lesser-known superheroes like Green Lantern into film stars, Mr. Feige has been on a tear, the New York Times reports.
Hulu has helped to free television from the tyranny of the TV set, but questions about how to make money off online content pose a challenge to the Web site’s future and eventual buyer, the New York Times reports.
Apple is in talks to potentially bid for video-streaming service Hulu, according to a person close to the situation.
Stocks closed sharply higher Thursday after EU leaders agreed on a final bailout package for Greece, in addition to an encouraging report on the Fed's mid-Atlantic manufacturing survey and some robust earnings reports.
Stocks gained across the board Thursday amid signs of progress on debt deals in Europe and U.S., in addition to an encouraging report on the Fed's mid-Atlantic manufacturing survey and some robust earnings reports.
Stocks rallied across the board Thursday after some positive economic news, a draft document showing plans for a wide-ranging response to the euro zone debt crisis, in addition to a handful of positive earnings news.
Hollywood’s formula for freshening up old cartoon characters like Alvin and the Chipmunks and the Smurfs goes something like this: Reformulate them in 3-D, give them a skateboard and sunglasses, add some dance moves and inundate children and their nostalgic parents with advertising the New York Times reports.
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A massive new effort to crack down on intellectual property theft spans industries and every point of the content creation and distribution chain. It's called "Copyright Alert System" and it aims to stop people pirating from pirating content online, by very simply preventing them from surfing the web.
Hulu is on track to “approach half a billion in 2011 revenue” this year as the number of paying subscribers increases. Hulu, the Q2 leader in U.S. online video advertising, has seen a 67% growth in content hours since its launch in November.
It's time to get defensive on stocks, Bill Spiropoulos, CoreStates Capital Advisors chief executive, told CNBC Wednesday. "You can still see upward trends but you have to take a stance and have multiple strategies in multiple markets."
Stocks paring earlier losses in choppy, low-volume trading Tuesday, as investors largely shrugged off Moody's downgrade of Portugal's rating into junk territory.
Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Times reported today that "Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video pioneer Hulu," a number of sources very close to the negotiations tell me that all talks are "very preliminary" and it is "impossible to characterize anyone as being in the lead."
With June coming to an end Thursday, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages.
Paramount is wasting no time driving moviegoers to 3-D screenings of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Director Michael Bay has been personally campaigning to draw moviegoers to the new format, by communicating directly with fans and campaigning for theater chains to project the film with more light.
Stocks closed higher Monday, with the Dow and S&P breaking a three-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial vote on austerity measures in Greece and after banking regulators announced capital rules that were less burdensome than expected.