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AT&T, for instance, is buying satellite TV provider DirecTV so it can offer packages that marry wireless and wired Internet access with traditional and online video. Verizon is buying AOL for technology to improve advertising on mobile devices. And Comcast tried— unsuccessfully— to get bigger, in part to compete better with online video services such as Netflix...
Sixty percent of broadband users stream TV and movies ... but not everyone is paying for it.
A new Park Associates survey reveals one in 10 US households share a streaming account for which they do not pay.
NEW YORK, May 18- AT&T Inc is gearing up to bring connected car users exclusive content such as videos and games that can be streamed onto personal mobile devices later this year, AT&T's senior vice president of emerging devices Chris Penrose said. AT&T has signed up eight automaker partners, including General Motors Co, Audi AG and Ford Motor Co, to hook up cars with...
SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Google Inc should not have to remove an anti-Islamic film from its YouTube website because a woman complained that she was duped into performing in a film that depicted the prophet Mohammed as a fool and sexual deviant, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. In a case widely followed for its potential impact on the entertainment industry, an 11-...
Here's the real reason why Netflix is at $600, says Michael Yoshikami.
*Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. May 15- U.S. shares ended little changed on Friday, with the S&P 500 edging up to a record high for a second straight session after a ream of weak economic data.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed in choppy trade on Friday, as disappointing data weighed on investor sentiment amid dollar declines and lower bond yields
*Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. "With the markets treading, it's really reflecting what's happening in the general economy," said Warren West, principal at Greentree Brokerage Services in Philadelphia.
Discussing a report Netflix is in talks to take content into China, with Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets & Co. senior analyst. Crockett says Netflix is on fire.
*El Pollo Loco, King Digital fall after results. *Netflix touches record-high after report of China entry. "I think April is shaping up to be a weak month for consumption but the economy is still growing," said Ilya Feygin, managing director at WallachBeth Capital in New York.
NEW YORK— Carl Icahn is joining the parade of investors in startups, hitching a $100 million ride with the ride-hailing service Lyft. Icahn owns stakes in Apple, Yahoo, Netflix, Hertz, Gannett and eBay, among many other publicly traded companies. In March, the company raised $530 million and valued itself at $2.5 billion.
Shares of Netflix are rallying after reports the company is in talks with Jack Ma-led "Wasu Media" about bringing content to China. Re/code's Kara Swisher, discusses Netflix, as well as news Icahn is investing in Lyft and the Verizon-AOL deal.
NEW YORK— Netflix crossed the $600 mark for the first time on Friday, following a report that the Internet video service is in early talks to bring its content to China. Netflix is said to be in discussions with Chinese online broadcasting companies BesTV News Media Co. and Wasu Media Holding Co., according to The Wall Street Journal. With more than 400 million...
*El Pollo Loco, King Digital fall after results. *Netflix touches record high after report of China entry. "As we see volatility subside in the bond market and what seems to be an orderly withdrawal from the fixed-income market before a shift in policy, there is less fear among equity market investors," said Andrew Barber, chief market strategist at Eagleview Capital...
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why Netlix's move on China is long overdue.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly higher open on Friday, amid data releases and following a record market close on Thursday.
*El Pollo Loco, King Digital fall after results. *Netflix rises after news of China entry. "As we see volatility subside in the bond market and what seems to be an orderly withdrawal from the fixed-income market before a shift in policy, there is less fear among equity market investors," said Andrew Barber, chief market strategist at Eagleview Capital in Delaware.
Take a look at some of Friday's early movers: NFLX, GMCR, SIX, DE, YUM & more
*European markets were higher on Friday as bond yields eased after government bond purchases by the European Central Bank. *The University of Michigan's Consumer Sentiment Index, expected at 10 a.m. ET, is expected to show U.S. consumers were slightly more upbeat in the early part of May. *El Pollo Loco Holdings shares slumped 12.2 percent to $25.50 in premarket...