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  • NBA franchise for sale. Cost: Anybody's guess Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Dennis Schroder and Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks go after a rebound during the NBA game at Staples Center on January 5, 2015 in Los Angeles.

    In the first post-Steve Ballmer sale of an NBA team, many wonder who will buy the Atlanta Hawks——and for how much.

  • 9 measles cases linked to Disneyland in California Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 7:05 AM ET

    Seven Californians and two people in Utah have measles likely contracted on trips last month to Disney theme parks in California, officials said.

  • Advertisers may fall in love with cord cutters Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    DISH President and CEO Joe Clayton introduces Sling Television, an Internet pay-television service, at he 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas.

    Cord cutting has been blamed for weak TV ratings, but viewers who watch video over the Internet may be more valuable to advertisers.

  • Halftime Trader: Buy stocks for magic $100 club Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    The IBM 7950 Harvest cryptanalysis computer, used by the NSA from 1962-1976.

    A new year means a new strategy for one trader hoping for better returns in the Halftime Portfolio challenge.

  • What's scaring traditional media at CES Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Ross Levinsohn

    The growth of streaming services has put "fear in the eyes" of traditional media companies, Yahoo former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn said.

  • Cramer's 10 lessons learned from 2014 Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    On a down day in the market, Jim Cramer thinks this is the perfect time to review the silly preconceptions of 2014.

  • ESPN without cable: Will it eat its own viewers? Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    ESPN broadcasters talk on the set at Heinz Field before an NFL football game.

    Dish Network will offer an Internet video service for $20 that includes ESPN. The challenge will be hanging on to cable subscribers.

  • Dish launches $20 over-the-top TV service Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Joe Clayton, CEO of Dish, announces their new streaming service Sling Television during the Dish news conference at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, January 5, 2015.

    ESPN is hitting the Web on live paid TV, thanks to Dish's Sling TV bundle. But there are some pros and cons..

  • You can finally get ESPN online, for $20 a month Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:36 PM ET

    Dish's new Web-TV service will allow you to stream ESPN over the Web. Re/code reports.

  • "Into The Woods," an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical that puts a spin on children's fairy tales, stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt and Johnny Depp and has grossed $91.2 million since opening on Christmas Day. "The Interview," the provocative comedy blamed for triggering a massive cyberattack on Sony's movie studio, which then canceled its wide...

  • HALFTIME REPORT FINAL TRADES 1/2/15 Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
  • How digital ads may fuel media M&A in 2015 Thursday, 1 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    There may be a yet another reason for media content companies to merge in 2015: digital advertising.

  • Playoffs?! The big, new boon to college football Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Blake Sims of the Alabama Crimson Tide

    In establishing a national championship playoff, college football's power players boosted the sport's ability to rake in revenue.

  • Disney's blockbuster year  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune senior writer, discusses the driving force behind Disney's tech empire. They have a lot coming up in the pipeline, says Lev-Ram. Also a look at News Corp acquisitions strategy.

  • US stocks close down; Dow below 18,000 Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 24, 2014.

    U.S. stocks closed down in low volume trade on Tuesday, pressured by weakness abroad and a sharp decline in the utilities sector.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 30- The upcoming installment of the "Star Wars" franchise tops moviegoers' lists of most anticipated films of 2015, ticket seller Fandango said on Tuesday in what Hollywood watchers expect to be a banner box office year for studios. The new "Star Wars" film, which will be the first produced by Walt Disney Co, is set to be released on Dec. 18 and the reboot of...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 23, 2014.

    U.S. stocks closed slightly higher, amid fresh lows on oil prices and earlier pressure on European stocks from Greece's failure to elect a president.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street trumps Frozen for piracy Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET
    A scene for "The Wolf of Wall Street" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

    “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been named 2014’s most pirated film and Game of Thrones the most pirated TV show.

  • Aereo auctioning off its TV streaming tech assets Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 5:39 PM ET
    Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia leaves the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments April 22, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, court papers show.

  • Dec 26- A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, according to court papers published on Friday. These broadcasters include CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox. The case is In re: Aereo Inc, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of...