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YouTube and Warner Music Group have been stuck in a stand-off since December, when Warner pulled all of its artists' clips - both professional music videos and user-generated content using its songs - from the site.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
At long last 3-D is finally rolling out to more theaters, which means great news for movie theater chains and studios who, with the technology, can charge more for tickets and pack theaters.
Once again giddy teens are glued to their TV sets swooning over The Beatles – but this Fab 4 phenomenon has a modern twist.
The video game business needs "Help!" It's been "A Hard Day's Night" as game sales dropped 14 percent this year; sales of music video games, the biggest game category last year with nearly $2 billion in revenue, have fallen by nearly half. Now Viacom is hoping to "Get Back" with a little help from its friends, The Beatles.
Stocks were mostly flat at the open as investors paused ahead of fresh signals on how strong the economic recovery will prove itself. Major averages were little changed though trending higher, as rising commodity prices drove the market. Read and listen to what the pros had to say ...
Thanks to modern technology, the Fab Four are taking the world by storm once again – and while money still can't buy you love, it can buy you a piece of the companies who are reviving BeatleMania.
The fall TV season starts this week and this year it'll be easier than ever to find all that content online-on Hulu. I sat down with Jason Kilar, the CEO of the two-year-old startup to hear where he thinks the company-and the industry-is headed next.
Mickey, meet Iron Man. Today Disney announced it's buying Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion in cash and stock. I've reported on the fact that Disney has plenty of cash on hand for an acquisition, but the announcement still came as a surprise. But upon closer inspection The Hulk and Goofy have more in common that you might think.
Weeks of speculation are now giving way to Apple's confirmation of a Sept. 9 iPod event in San Francisco. The company sent out invites this morning to the special event for press and invited guests, under the title: "It's only rock and roll but we like it."
"Twilight" is a true multi-media phenomenon. The best-selling book series spawned a low-budget runaway hit movie, grossing nearly $400 million worldwide. The sequel is set for an October release with more films in the franchise in the works. But why make obsessed teen girls wait and risk the brand losing steam?
Viacom's, Paramount just announced a partnership with DVD-rental company Redbox, becoming the third studio to make a deal with Coinstar's company that rents $1 DVDs through 17,000 kiosks around the country. This is far more than a simple DVD distribution deal, this is Paramount taking sides in what's become a pitched battle in Hollywood. The question now is which side Disney comes down on, it's one of the last players who hasn't picked sides.
Nazis and Quentin Tarantino proved a lethal combination at the worldwide box office as the bad-boy director topped the weekend charts with his violent World War Two movie "Inglourious Basterds."
DirecTV is rolling out a test in which cable customers in New York can pay $349 to watch Sunday games online.
Music fans around the world have a love-hate relationship Ticketmaster, which provides a seemingly infinite variety of live events, at a cost. Now the company is feeling the impact of the recession.
Finally there's progress in Hollywood's push to enter China. The WTO issued a 460 page ruling that demands that the Chinese government ease its restrictions, and among other things allow U.S. content companies to work with any distributors, not just those controlled by the government.
In Hollywood when something works, everyone jumps on the bandwagon. This summer that proven trend is movies based on toys. Now Warner Bros. is trying its hand at turning the beloved Lego brand into a movie. Lego has turned down several movie ideas in the past, but now it's agreed to work with Warner Bros. which is developing a family-friendly comedy adventure, that's a mix of live action and animation set in the Lego world.
Media giant CBS beat the Street when it reported earnings of 8 cents a share last week, but its net profit is down more than 90 percent on the year. So why have CBS shares skyrocketed?
Lionsgate wowed Wall Street with higher fiscal first quarter results than the same quarter last year that easily beat Wall Street Estimates.