North American box office receipts totaled about $10.5 billion in 2014, a 4 percent decline from a year earlier. The New York Times reports.» Read More
Leo Terrell, a civil rights attorney and a radio talk show host, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that Don Imus “is history” because his guests and advertisers will abandon him following his racially charged comments about a women’s basketball team.
Sam Zell, the billionaire investor, is speaking out against Google (GOOG), saying the search engine giant is stealing content and advertising dollars from newspapers across the country. He wants the new media players to start paying more for the old world content they rely on. Can Zell and other men of old media like Sumner Redstone win - boosting newspaper and content stocks in the process? Or will Google flex its muscle and prove too powerful?
Media conglomerate Viacom said on Tuesday it chose Yahoo to provide search and contextual advertising for 33 of its Internet sites in a major boost to Yahoo's new Web ad system.
In this special segment, the masters of Wall Street go face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Wharton are bringing their A-game via the webcam.
One maverick explains how he ended up a Wall Street legend. The other explains his comments regarding YouTube – and gives the students in attendance a pep talk. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Philippe Dauman, Viacom’s chief executive officer, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes wireless distribution of the company’s content will generate significant revenue in the future.
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An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
Was YouTube a bad acquisition for Google? Wendy's or Mickey D's? How about another pharma stock? Cramer drops the knowledge.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The brave Spartan soldiers of "300" enjoyed a one-sided victory at the North American box office for a second weekend, making light work of critically lambasted new challenges from Sandra Bullock and Chris Rock.
Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.
Call it a billion-dollar battle of the behemoths, and we the consumers will be caught in the middle. Viacom, owner of MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount and Dreamworks, lets the litigation fly, filing a $1 Billion lawsuit against Google's YouTube alleging the company "harnessed technology to willfully infringe copyrights on a huge scale," with "brazen disregard" of intellectual property laws.
CBS said on Tuesday it would cut Executive Chairman Sumner Redstone's salary and link his compensation more closely to the media company's stock price, settling shareholder litigation over its compensation practices
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.
When it comes to technology it seems like everyday we focus on big-screen this, or big-screen that, but today, thanks to Microsoft, I want to take a look at the small screen in your den or the tiny screen in your pocket.
The Motion Picture Association of America released data Tuesday showing that 63 movies grossed more than $50 million in 2006.
If content is king, there's bitter dissention brewing in the online kingdom, with Microsoft launching later this morning a new front in its assault against Google. Microsoft's associate general counsel Thomas Rubin will deliver a blistering attack on Google to the American Association of Publishers at a meeting in New York City later this morning....
Google may be frustrated in efforts to reach comprehensive deals with major media companies such as NBC or Viacom to put their videos on YouTube, but it is signing up hundreds of smaller media partners, The New York Times reported on Friday.
Viacom profits more than tripled in the fourth quarter following the addition of the DreamWorks studio last year, which swung its movie business to a profit.
The Warner Bros. film was released on DVD just two weeks ago, the third of the best-picture nominees to hit retail shelves, and its Oscar buzz is likely to lead to increased sales.