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Fox News will no longer broadcast in the UK

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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21st Century Fox announced Tuesday that it will pull Fox News from UK airwaves, The Guardian reports. The network’s final broadcast across the pond took place at 4:00 p.m. local time Tuesday. A spokeswoman told The Guardian: “[Fox] has decided to cease providing a feed of Fox News Channel in the UK. Fox News is […]

Monday’s total solar eclipse cost US employers almost $700 million

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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On Monday, many Americans saw a total solar eclipse for the first time in their lives. The last time United States denizens had a clear line of sight for a total solar eclipse was in 1979, according to a report by Challenger, Gray, and Christmas, Inc. So, American workers were more than willing to interrupt […]

Netflix increasing focus on original content, analysts say

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Streaming video service Netflix has $15.7 billion worth of “streaming content obligations,” CNN reports. It plans to pay $6 billion toward those obligations this year. The “streaming content obligations” figure is up more than $3 billion since quarter two 2016, according to CNBC. Several analysts attribute the increase to an intensified focus by Netflix on the […]

Facebook is making moves in the realm of video

  • Ashley Leader
  • 9 Months ago
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In an effort to break into the video entertainment market, Facebook is introducing a new video platform called Watch. The platform will be made available to a select group of Facebook users today. Everyone else will have to wait to try it. In making this move, Facebook is most likely looking to open up new sources of […]

Disney and Netflix are about to fight over the kids

  • Ashley Leader
  • 9 Months ago
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Over the past few years, Netflix has invested heavily in original movies and TV shows which are available exclusively on Netflix. This content works to attract new customers who want to find out what the House of Cards hype is all about. And it makes existing Netflix subscribers less likely to cancel the service since they would then be unable to access Netflix-exclusive content. […]

Discovery to Acquire Scripps Networks in $14.6 Billion Deal

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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Scripps Networks, the media conglomerate that operates HGTV, the Travel Channel, Food Network, and other channels; and Discovery, which runs The Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, etc., have arrived at a $14.6 billion merger deal, Georg Szalai of The Hollywood Reporter reports. The companies believe the merger, which is expected to solidify in early 2018, […]

Walt Disney Entertains Renovation Plans for Epcot

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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The Walt Disney Co. revealed renovation plans for Epcot in order to honor the park’s 35th anniversary at Walk Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The planned renovations include featuring several film-inspired attractions that will update the park for previous visitors, while drawing in new crowds to populate the famous park. The media and entertainment company’s […]

Netflix Subscribers Surpass Target

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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Netflix Inc. has surpassed the expectations of Wall Street for its second quarter by adding 5.2 million new streaming customers. Netflix predicts further continued growth due to the momentum generated by foreign subscriptions, which overcame U.S. subscribers. As a result of its customer base growth, Netflix shares have increased by 10.4 percent on Monday. Regarding […]

J.C. Penney Toying with New Store Idea

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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J.C. Penney has plans to introduce toy stores within its department stores in an attempt to draw in more customers along with their families. The efforts are intended to recapture part of J.C. Penney’s past spirit when their stores drew in both children and their parents through their holiday catalogs. In order to reestablish a […]

FanDuel and DraftKings Call Off Merger Plans Under Regulatory Pressure

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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FanDuel and DraftKings have made a joint decision to abandon efforts toward a merger that faced heavy opposition from federal antitrust regulators, Alex Schiffer of The Washington Post reports. The deal, which the companies agreed to pursue in November, would have given the merged company 90% of the market share in the daily fantasy sports […]

Record $1.7 Million for Charity Speedrunning

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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During the seventh Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) Speedrunning marathon event, the charity was able to raise nearly $1.78 million from just over 30,000 people. This year’s charity donation reaches a new record high from last year, continuing an ever-growing annual trend. The money raised will be donated to ‘Doctors Without Borders’ charity. Two speedrunning […]

Tencent Market Cap $17.5B Drop

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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Tencent Holdings’ lost $17.5 billion of its market cap after a newspaper review described one of its products and harmful to teenagers. Tencent Holdings is the operator of China’s dominant social network, and is also known for being the publisher behind “King of Glory,” one of the world’s most popular role-playing mobile game. The newspaper […]

Passengers Outraged Over Paying Uber Fare

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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Wisconsin couple Keith and Audra Tubin will need to pay almost $900 for an Uber fare on Monday. The Tubins used Uber to ride to a music festival last week and found out afterward that they would be needing to pay a tremendous bill. The Tubins believe themselves to have been overcharged, while Uber has […]

Nintendo and Sony Switch in Market Cap

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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The Nintendo Switch has aided Nintendo’ s market capitalization surpass Sony’s company worth on the stock market. Nikkei reports Nintendo’s market cap reached 5.44 trillion yen on Friday, which is $48.9 billion, while Sony’s market cap as of Friday was $48.5 billion. While this is not the first time that Nintendo has managed to pass Sony, […]

Can Trump Change First Quarter Economic Slump?

  • Gray Phillips
  • 12 Months ago
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Among hopes that the Trump administration would improve economic activity, the U.S. economy in the first quarter grew more slowly than it has in three years. It is too soon to tell how effective Trump’s promise to improve economics, however, recent levels of activity do not paint a positive picture. In the worst performance since […]

FalseGuide Malware Sneaks into 600,000 User Phones Through Google Play Store

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 12 Months ago
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Android users might have put themselves in danger and not even know it. It’s estimated that over 600,000 users accidentally downloaded malware from Google Play. The malware, once downloaded, attempts to create a botnet which then brings fraudulent mobile adware and earns money for the cybercriminals responsible for the malware’s creation. Cybersecurity researchers at Check […]

Burger King Ad Sparks Old Debate About Voice Devices

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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A new Burger Kind ad was created to be able to trigger Googles voice-activated Home smart speaker. This ad was put in place to help advertise the Whopper but unfortunately doesn’t seem to be working anymore. The ad came out Wednesday and has an actor playing a Burger King worker say, “OK Google: What is […]

Wage Violations Lead Disney to Pay $3.8 Million in Back Wages

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Disney has a reputation for being the creator of the most magical movies and places that children and adults love. However, 16,339 of its employees don’t think the Walt Disney Co. is so magical. The company as agreed to provide $3.8 million in back wages to those thousands of employees due to an investigation done […]

Nintendo Switch Will Leave a Bad Taste in Your Mouth

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Nintendo’s gaming cartridges for the Switch will leave gamers with a bitter taste in their mouths. Literally. The company has reportedly added “the most-bitter chemical compound known to humanity,” to its cartridges for the Nintendo Switch. The chemical, denatonium benzoate, is often used to apply to things that most companies don’t want people put in […]

Nintendo Reports Its First Stolen Switch

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Nintendo says the Switch a NeoGAF user posted photos from earlier on Thursday was stolen. This accusation came not long after the user posted photos from the device and claimed to have bought it from a store he couldn’t quite identify. Nintendo says that the Switch was stolen those who work with a distributor in […]
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