There will be plenty of ties in office Oscar pools this year: The Academy Awards were just as predictable as they possibly could have been.
There's no question ABC and the Academy are going after a younger demographic -- that's was the first joke was out of co-hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco. "You look very appealing to a younger demographic as well," Hathaway quipped. When the best supporting actress winner dropped an 'F' bomb Hathaway said "this is the young and hip Oscars!
Cramer thinks so. Check out his interview with this company's CEO.
A purchase would give Activision a wider collection of hits, while Take-Two would benefit from Activision's deep pockets. But there are hitches.
The Oscars are the second-biggest TV event of the year (after the Super Bowl), but this year they're truly a multi-screen event. This year the Oscars are going high tech, a push to get a bigger, younger audience.
Even though the ad time costs less than the Super Bowl, I would wager the Oscars are more profitable. Somehow I don't think the Academy commands the same type of licensing fee the NFL does.
After three days, 5,800 ballots, 24 categories and one windowless conference room, it all comes down to two. Two, as in people, and that’s the number of individuals who know the identity the 2011 Oscar winners, before the Academy Awards show, that is.
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Today it announced that it's buying 'Togetherville' a social network for kids 10 and under. Togetherville is as squeaky clean as its name implies — it's designed to avoid all the bad stuff that open adult social networks bring, with careful monitoring of content, and parental supervision controls.
It’s an old pattern by now. Phase 1: Apple introduces some new gadget. The bloggers and the industry tell us why it’ll fail. Phase 2: It goes on sale. The public goes nuts for it. Phase 3: Every company and its brother gets to work on a copycat.
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Though investors are elated about Apple's performance — its market cap has risen nearly 75% in the past year, to make it the second most valuable U.S. company — there's also quite a bit of uncertainty.
Bluewater Productions, famous for its "straight from the headlines"-style graphic novels on everyone from Sarah Palin to Lady Gaga, is releasing a comic book about the world's youngest self-made billionaire.
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Driving his black Mercedes-Benz over the Fourth of July weekend, a Morgan Stanley Smith Barney broker, Martin Joel Erzinger, hit a cyclist, leaving the rider seriously injured on the side of the road, the New York Times reports.
The world of business is now immersing itself into the social networking phenomena both for external, internal and combined communications. Yet, the immersion is still a challenge for the majority of organizations as they look to build these technologies into the fabric of their business culture.
After months of rumors and speculation Amazon s launching its long-anticipated instant video streaming service — a direct competitor to Netflix.
An estimated half a million American seniors have moved overseas to retire, and that number is growing. Some relocate abroad to get a bigger bang for their ever-shrinking retirement buck. Others go in search of adventure.
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Renren.com plans to list in the US this year in a deal that could make the Chinese company one of the world’s first social networking sites the public can invest in. The FT reports.