In a sign that online streaming is coming to the forefront in Hollywood, films from Paramount Pictures, Lions Gate and MGM will appear on Netflix’s streaming service just three months after they appear on pay television. The NYT reports.
After a protracted drought, money is trickling back into the professional Web video industry. So-called branded entertainment deals like the one by Ikea are becoming more common, helping to nourish new programming. The NYT reports.
Bill Gates was the grand finale of the "Techonomy" conference, taking the stage in a packed room to discuss "Reinventing Capitalism: How to jumpstart what the marketplace can't."
If there was consensus about one thing at "Techonomy," it's that education, and fostering the next generation of "techonomists" is crucial.
What is the future of media and journalism? Techonomy is organized by three former Fortune Magazine journalists, who have thought a lot about that question.
How is technology changing financial markets? That's the question the Techonomy conference tackled in a panel with NYSE Euronext's Duncan Niederauer, SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert, and J. Doyne Farmer, a former hedge fund manager, now looking to reinvent the study of markets at the Santa Fe Institute.
HP's Shane Robison says believes we'll be in a period of growth in the not-too-distant future. While population expansion is a challenge, he sees growth of the middle class as a huge opportunity.
Entrepreneurs and innovators including Jeff Bezos, Dean Kamen, and Eric Schmidt discussed and debated the future of technology and how it will drive improvements in business, society, and beyond.
CEO Rupert Murdoch did not make his usual comments at the top of the earnings call — instead News Corp Deputy Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer took the helm, outlining the various divisions' strength. Is this a sign that Murdoch is shifting of power to his deputy?
Time Warner reported its fastest growth in two years and CEO Jeff Bewkes says media is back: "We're looking at a very strong performance in the middle of this economic situation."
As investors, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs search for the "Next Big Thing," this week's Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, Calif. brings together companies whose innovation is driving economic growth. Here are four to keep your eyes on.
In today’s sports-crazed world, athletes like Lebron James and Tony Hawk have quickly become household names. But it’s not just their sport that’s making them famous.
CBS posted earnings two and a half times last year's earnings per share and 11 percent higher revenue — beating analyst expectations, on a combination of an ad recovery and operating efficiencies.
Discovery beat Wall Street expectations and raised its guidance slightly on broad-based advertising gains and international growth.
CBS stock rose 3.5 percent Monday, a day ahead of its quarterly earnings, which are expected to be higher on rebounding ad spending. But that isn't the only good news for CBS: the company has announced that it struck a 10 year retransmission agreement with Comcast, to distribute CBS network, local stations, College Sports TV, Showtime and the Smithsonian channel.
While Hollywood rushes dozens of 3-D movies to the screen — nearly 60 are planned in the next two years — a rebellion among some filmmakers and viewers has been complicating the industry’s jump into the third dimension, reports The New York Times.
Americans are sick of "staycations": this summer they're leaving the home and willing to spend for proper vacations. And travel stocks — hotels, cruise lines, and airlines — are reaping the benefits.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
News Corp is seriously evaluating a move that would transform the digital news business. Sources close to the company tell me that CEO Rupert Murdoch is considering creating a new purely digital news venture and would be available through subscription on devices like the iPad.
Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.
IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond discusses working with director Christopher Nolan on the summer blockbuster "Dunkirk."
Dave Bell, CEO and co-founder of Actev, discusses his new idea for a high tech riding vehicle for children. The panel will decide if they're in or out.
Spotify is hoping to agree to a new licensing deal with Warner Music soon, ahead of an anticipated IPO listing.
Andre Swanston, Tru Optik CEO, talks about partnering with comScore and the metrics of measuring audiences watching shows on over-the-top platforms.
Some fans feared a backlash after the BBC has named the first female lead in "Doctor Who," but complaints have been few.
Herb Scannell, Scannell Consulting and former president of BBC Worldwide North America and Nickelodeon, discusses the power of live television and the war over content.