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Sony's PS Vita is the "ultimate portable gaming device" that will provide music, video, Internet access and, oh yes, 25 game titles to billions of gamers, Sony Consumer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton told CNBC Wednesday.
On the heels of Comcast’s announcement that it will launch a video-streaming service, one analyst thinks Netflix could face a “difficult future” from additional rivals unless it scales back its spending.
Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the mark.
Comcast’s plans to launch a video-streaming service could spell trouble for Netflix stock, the “Fast Money” pros said Monday.
CNBC parent company Comcast is launching a competitor to Netflix, with the Fast Money team.
A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.
Coinstar, the self-service retail business behind Coinstar change machines and Redbox movie-rental kiosks, is preparing for the decline of movie rentals by serving up new self-service options — coffee and electronics.
Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.
If you have a 5-10 year time horizon, famed value investor Whitney Tilson reveals a slew of names that he says belong in your portfolio.
Michael Pacter, analyst at Webush Securities, explains why he thinks it's "over" for Netflix.
Barry Rosenstein, founder of Jana Partners, is best known as an activist investor. The hedge fund manager made intriguing moves in the fourth quarter, buying more shares of Apple and making an outsized bet on Marathon Petroleum.
In the old days, you listened to music on your iPod while exercising. During an idle moment at the office you might use Google on your Microsoft Windows PC to search for the latest celebrity implosion.
In order to compete, tech companies are launching ‘coordinated’ gadgets that service multiple consumption habits, be it listening to music, watching movies, or making phone calls, the New York Times reports.
Hedge funds, coming off their second-worst year in two decades, are on the rebound this year, but they’re still trailing the broader market. Here are some of their top stock picks.
Rupert Murdoch may still be struggling with News Corp.’s newspaper division as the hacking scandal racks up quite a bill, but his movie and TV studio and cable divisions are making gains. The media giant reported better than expected quarterly results Wednesday and announced that it’s taking a $87 million charge “related to the costs of the ongoing investigations initiated upon the closure of "The News of the World."
The "Mad Money" host gives investors the lowdown.
Coinstar's earnings blew past Wall Street's expectations on Monday, sending the stock soaring in trading after the closing bell.
Netflix won’t feel the pressure from a new video-streaming venture from Verizon and Coinstar for a while, one analyst said.
Shares of Verizon and Coinstar are trading higher on news that they are teaming up to battle Netflix in video streaming, with Paul Davis, Coinstar CEO, and Bob Mudge, Verizon Consumer and Mass Business Markets president.
Verizon and Redbox are teaming up to take on Netflix, offering a service that lets customers rent DVDs as well as download and stream video. Which names are best positioned to win the streaming wars? John Blackledge, analyst at Credit Suisse, explains.