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  • News Corp revenue falls for 4th straight quarter Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:08 PM ET
    News Corporation headquarters in New York.

    The global media company posted mixed results on Thursday, citing foreign currency fluctuations and lower print advertising revenues.

  • Lions Gate says to explore merger with Starz Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 9:02 AM ET
    John Malone, Liberty Media Corp.

    The studio behind the "Hunger Games" franchise has a 2.31 percent stake in class A shares of Starz.

  • Trading media stocks on CBS changes Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:10 PM ET
    Sumner Redstone in 2012

    Viacom and CBS shares jumped on leadership changes, and some "Fast Money" traders believe the stocks could climb even more.

  • Comcast revenue beats Street estimates Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:26 AM ET
    A view of the Comcast offices on August 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Comcast posted better-than-expected revenue, driven by growth in its media and entertainment unit NBCUniversal.

  • Oil drops about 3% and US stock futures sink Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 7:34 AM ET
    NYSE Trader

    In other news, Google-parent Alphabet was set to pass Apple as the world's most valuable company, while the winners were declared in the Iowa caucuses.

  • Every industry sees big things in this technology Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 3:35 PM ET
    A gamer plays a game with the virtual reality head-mounted display 'Oculus Rift'

    Virtual and augmented reality is posed to disrupt a range of industries in 2016. Here are some of the companies investing in this new trend.

  • Why media titans need to worry about Netflix Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 10:27 AM ET
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings's plan to take on traditional media may sound like a long shot, but his strategy keeps working, the NYT reports.

  • Amazon trumps Netflix in Golden Globe wins Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 8:34 AM ET
    Actor Gael Garcia Bernal, winner of Best Performance in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for 'Mozart in the Jungle' at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.

    Amazon walked away as one of the clear winners from the Golden Globes, having picked up two awards for one of its original series.

  • These towns are the cyber-craziest for sports Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 1:31 PM ET
    Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

    Data from online platform Ooyala show the cities that watch the highest proportion of sports online.

  • Why this will be virtual reality's breakout year Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    People play with virtual reality head gear 'Gear VR' of Oculus during the Tokyo Game Show.

    Virtual reality is set to take off in 2016, as Facebook's Oculus and PlayStation launch their highly anticipated hardware.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 5- Netflix Inc's global expansion is set to reach movie-mad India, industry executives said, where high-speed Internet connectivity is rapidly spreading among a vast population used to paying pennies for their latest Bollywood fix. Slowing growth at home in the United States has put pressure on video-streaming service Netflix to grow...

  • Cuban to Gates: Twitter's most influential CEOs Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Tim Cook

    These 10 social media savvy CEOs are ruling Twitter, garnering the most retweets and likes on the platform in 2015, according to CrowdTangle.

  • 'Force Awakens' becomes fastest movie to $1 billion Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 6:04 AM ET
    Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger attends the World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has reached $1 billion at the box office, achieving the milestone with record-setting hyper speed.

  • Bollywood tries to induce Indians to pay for video Sunday, 27 Dec 2015 | 8:16 PM ET

    About a dozen local and foreign companies hope to persuade Indians to pay for online video, the New York Times reports.

  • Beyond ‘Star Wars,’ a dark force looms for Disney Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 10:29 AM ET
    Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger attends the World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

    Despite the success of Disney's latest Star Wars film, some analysts say the company is facing deeper issues, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- When health insurer Humana Inc reported worse-than-expected quarterly earnings in late 2014- including a 21 percent drop in net income- it softened the blow by immediately telling investors it would make a $500 million share repurchase. It added around two cents to the company's annual earnings per share, allowing Humana to surpass its $7.50...

  • Dec 8- Apple Inc has suspended plans to offer a live Internet-based television service and is instead focusing on being a platform for media companies to sell directly to customers through its App Store, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Apple's plan to sell a package of about 14 channels for $30 to $40 a month has run into resistance from media companies that want...

  • Tribune newspapers to Murdoch: We're not for sale Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Tribune Publishing on Monday refuted rumors that the company has put itself up for sale.

  • Nov 27- Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Wall Street Journal publisher News Corp, on Friday said he had "strong word" that the Tribune Publishing Co's newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times will be split off and purchased by local investors including philanthropist Eli Broad. In September Tribune's board said the Los...

  • Nov 27- Wall Street was little changed in light trading on Friday, with consumer stocks falling as investors worried about early reports on the U.S. holiday shopping season and Disney weighed. U.S. stock markets were scheduled to close three hours early at 1 p.m. ET after being shuttered all day Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. "We're going to get today over...