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Comcast Corp. rose$. 87 or 1.5 percent, to $59.84. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 53 or. 5 percent, to $107.19. Gannett fell$. 22 or. 6 percent, to $35.71.
April 14- HBO on Tuesday sought to turn the tables on the British sporting goods company suing it for libel over a report about child labor in India, telling a federal jury in Manhattan the claims against it were baseless. The trial, which opened Monday, follows years of litigation over the report on " Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," which first aired in September 2008.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $58.98. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $106.66. Gannett fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $35.93.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $59.09. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 59 or. 6 percent, to $107.10. Gannett fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $36.04.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $58.77. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $106.58. Gannett fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $35.99.
April 13- A federal jury in Manhattan heard charges about fiction masquerading as fact on Monday, at the opening of a trial in which HBO faces libel claims over a report on child labor in India. The trial is the culmination of years of litigation over the report on " Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," which first aired in September 2008. The report accused British...
Comcast Corp. fell $1.03 or 1.7 percent, to $58.78. Gannett fell$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $36.09. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B fell$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $33.17.
Time Warner and Viacom are attempting to focus on result focused ads.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 63 or 1.0 percent, to $59.19. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 40 or. 4 percent, to $107.35. Gannett fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $36.13.
April 13- Jury selection began on Monday in a trial in which Home Box Office Inc faces libel claims over a report linking British sporting goods company Mitre Sports International to child labor in India. The trial in federal court in Manhattan is the culmination of years of litigation over the report on " Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," which first aired in...
Comcast Corp. fell$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $59.49. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 90 or. 8 percent, to $107.85. Gannett fell$. 01 or percent, to $36.28.
"Furious 7" maintained speed in its 2nd week, earning $60.6 million and bringing its box-office haul to $252.5 million.
NEW YORK— The high-octane thriller "Furious 7" maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. In second was the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home," which pulled in $19 million in its third week of release.
Video game Lego Dimensions lets users animate real Lego figures of movie characters. New York Times reports.
Disney's Marvel Studios is venturing beyond the realm of family friendly superhero fare with its darker Netflix series.
April 9- Dish Network Corp's Sling TV said it has added Time Warner Inc's HBO to its programming lineup. Users will pay for $15 per month for the service, which will allow users to view programs as they are shown on HBO as well as on-demand. The agreement comes ahead of the season premiere of HBO's much-awaited "Game of Thrones" and " Silicon Valley".
April 7- Shares of MTV owner Viacom Inc slipped on Tuesday, a day after the company hit the pause button on a $20 billion share buyback program and announced slew of restructuring steps that will result in a charge of $785 million. Viacom is struggling to adjust to shifting viewing habits as people ditch pricey cable subscriptions in favor of video streaming...
Here are 12 of the most infamous missteps that caused some companies to fail or overhaul their strategies. A lot can be learned from them.
April 2- Streaming video service provider Netflix Inc said it will premiere its next series, "Montauk", in 2016 as it looks to boost its original content in a highly competitive market. Netflix, which produces the Emmy-winning political thriller " House of Cards" and the comedy-drama "Orange Is the New Black," is trying to push further into original programming in an...
U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors weighed softness in economic data ahead of Friday's important jobs report.