After two years of prodding from Hollywood, the F.C.C. agreed to let movie studios activate technology to prevent films sold through video-on-demand systems from being copied. That could open the door to a new era, the NYT reports.
Markets Wednesday will sort through the implications of the Fed's move towards further easing... and its increasingly negative impact on the dollar.
Stocks closed mixed as technology companies pulled the Nasdaq and Dow higher, although investors didn't have enough conviction in the future of the economy to break out of a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks remained mixed Thursday ahead of the close as technology stocks pulled the Nasdaq higher and lifted the Dow, although Wall Street largely remained locked in a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
It's a big day for cable television — Martha Stewart, a queen of broadcast syndication, is moving to cable, kicking off a partnership with the Hallmark Channel. In a new five-year deal Stewart's signature show and other Martha Stewart Omnimedia programming will run on Hallmark Channel from 10 am to 6 pm. This speaks volumes about the business model for a brand like Stewart, and the changing television landscape.
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Another roar from MGM's tired lion, which is struggling under a $4 billion debt load. I've confirmed that Spyglass founders Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum have signed a letter of intent to make them co-CEOs of MGM.
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The end of summer marks a shift from fun popcorn flicks to serious Oscar fare, and time for studios to take stock of the most important box office season.
AOL is adding talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres to its family of Web properties as it looks for ways to draw more people to its sites.
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"Avatar" is the biggest movie of all time — grossing $2.744 billion after its December debut. Producer-director-writer James Cameron says if there were more 3-D screens, the movie would have been even bigger, which is why 20th Century Fox re-released a special cut of the film only in 3-D. The movie only finished in 12th place this weekend, with $4 million from 812 locations.
Stocks finished sharply lower Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Home Depot fell, while HP rose.
Stocks continued to selloff Monday amid light volume as confidence about the economy weakened and investors remained cautious ahead of several key reports coming up this week. Bank of America and Intel fell, while H&P rose.
Stocks are lower as investors shrug off a positive government report on consumer spending and a raft of mergers and acquisitions news. bank of America, Amex fell, while H&P rose.
U.S. stock index futures are lower after the government reported consumer spending rose at the strongest pace in four months, Hewlett-Packard announced a stock buyback, and as investors digested merger and acquisition news.
People will gain a sense of confidence and spend when they get "goods news on the sovereign debt front and a coherent articulation about how we are going to rebuild the economy coming from Washington," Parsons said.
MGM's on the verge of announcing its bankruptcy and management plan, in the process of hammering out the final details right now with its 100 plus creditors.
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“The Expendables,” an ensemble action film starring and directed by Sylvester Stallone, took in an estimated $35 million in ticket sales and beat out “Eat Pray Love," reports the NYT.