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CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Netflix and Chelsea Handler are teaming up to create a new streaming talk show format. Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, provides insight.
June 19- Streaming video company Netflix Inc signed a deal with comedian Chelsea Handler to create an all-new talk show that will debut in early 2016, the company said on Thursday. Netflix said the show will become available simultaneously for members to watch whenever they like.
Disruptive tech companies whose products made people's lives easier, while upending industries in the process.
*Bollore to take reins on June 24. After selling three of its six businesses in the past year in a strategy overhaul, Vivendi, one of France's largest companies, has up to 10 billion euros to remake itself depending on how much debt it is willing to take on.
TORONTO, June 18- BlackBerry Ltd reached a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon's app store on its lineup of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.
The results of cable and fiber ISPs improved on average from 2013, when the FCC found they largely delivered on the promised speeds, with Quest/ CenturyLink showing a 16 percent improvement. FCC senior officials said they could not determine whether that was because DSL was lagging in capacity or investments in upgrades or because DSL providers overpromised.
TORONTO, June 18- BlackBerry Ltd has agreed a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon's app store on its line-up of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.
Given the shifting risk/reward dynamics, Cramer says, “some stocks are just going to have to go up without me.”
*Oil falls; Obama considers military options in Iraq. E* Trade Financial was the S&P 500' s top gainer, up 7.7 percent at $22, while Charles Schwab Corp climbed 5.5 percent to $27.30.
Stocks fluctuated on Tuesday a day before the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
Lawmakers seek net neutrality; introduce legislation to ban paid prioritization deals.
The bicameral bill by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Representative Doris Matsui of California comes as the Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments on new "net neutrality" rules.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
"It's the animal-spirited stock of this moment," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Tuxedo rental may be a very old idea, but it took two very bright Harvard MBAs to reinvent it for runway labels.
Old-guard media conglomerates are consolidating, but the hottest acquisitions targets are the multichannel networks like Fullscreen.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
WASHINGTON, June 15- A surge in mobile Internet usage has U.S. regulators considering whether to apply the same rules to fixed and wireless Internet traffic, and large technology firms are siding with consumer advocates to call for such a change.
WASHINGTON, June 13- U.S. regulators will review agreements between Netflix, Verizon, Comcast and other content and Internet providers to figure out whether they are causing slow web download speeds for some consumers, especially for streaming video content.
Though it may not drive sales more than games, original programming for the Xbox One is being produced and will begin rolling out this year.