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  • Online dating isn't just about making love connections, it's about making lots and lots of money.

  • View of the BC Place Stadium which will host the Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in downtown Vancouver.

    Major events like the Olympics and Oscars offer a rare opportunity for marketers in this changing media landscape.

  • Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone is as confident as ever that "content remains and will always remain king." On the media giant's earnings call he and CEO Philippe Dauman optimistic about the value of content as well as the marketplace, and cautiously optimistic that advertising revenues would recover sequentially from throughout the year.

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    We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures. But if that’s true, why do we eat stuff we know isn’t good for us, fall for people who treat us badly and text while we drive?

  • Blockbuster games boosted Activision Blizzard despite a rough video game market. The game maker beat expectations thanks to strong sales of "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft."

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    Disney CEO Bob Iger had tons to say about the need to innovate when I spoke to him after the company's fiscal fourth quarter earnings. Under pressure from piracy and a mature DVD market Disney is throwing out the old rules and looking for new ways to grow revenue.

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    International growth helped Discovery Communications earnings grow 46 percent, in line with expectations, while revenue grew seven percent.

  • I sat down with Disney CEO Bob Iger for an exclusive interview after the company's fiscal first quarter earnings call.

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    The results are really a media network's story, a sign of the improving health of the ad market and the fact that subscription fees continue to grow

  • Google presents buzz as an addition to Gmail that enables private sharing with your friends (like Facebook) or public sharing with everyone (like Twitter).

  • The morning after the big game the New Orleans Saints weren't the only big winners: advertisers cashed in on the biggest audience for any program and TV history. So who won?

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    It's no secret Electronic Arts has been feeling some pressure lately. And when the company reports its third quarter tonight after the bell, we'll get the best indication yet as to just how tough times have gotten for the world's biggest game publisher.

  • Cramer highlights the movie industry’s resurgent revenue driver.

  • The latest numbers, out today from Comscore reveal that the number of videos Hulu streamed quadrupled from December 2008 to December 2009. And Hulu's unique visitors grew to over 44 million, up from just 24.5 million a year earlier.

  • Time Warner beat Wall Street expectations and swung to a fourth quarter profit of 55 cents per share on higher revenue of $7.32 billion.

  • Comcast Center

    Comcast may be the nation's largest cable operator, but it's the growth of other parts of its business — it added more Internet and phone subscribers — that drove growth last quarter.

  • Rupert Murdoch's media giant surprised Wall Street with earnings and revenue that beat last year's numbers and surpassed Wall Street analyst expectations.

  • The Hangover

    You'd think with ten nominations for Best Picture this year, the Oscars would've found room for a film which killed at the box office—a suspenseful movie with a complex but understandable plot, great acting, writing and unbelievable casting.

  • News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    News Corp reports its fiscal second quarter earnings after the bell Tuesday and as analysts release a long string of positive reports and upgrades, buzz is building.

  • Oscar Awards

    The Academy doubled the number of nominees for best picture to 10. No surprise "Avatar", "The Hurt Locker", "The Blind Side", "Precious", Inglorious Basterds and "Up in the Air" were on the list.

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  • A YouTube ad in the New York City subway.

    Alphabet's YouTube is working on a paid subscription service that would offer customers a bundle of cable TV channels, according to reports.

  • Hulu CEO confirms TV bundle plans

    Mike Hopkins says the company is trying to deliver what users want to watch next.

  • That pits the streaming service against similar offerings from Dish's Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation Vue as more and more Americans shift to watching TV online. CEO Mike Hopkins confirmed the news at a presentation in New York on Wednesday but gave few specifics. And Sony has been expanding its PlayStation Vue streaming service.