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Yo-Yo Stocks: Netflix, Facebook Bounced Back In May

Source: Business Balla | May 30 2014, 2:49pm CDT | by Forbes

The first five months have felt like tough sledding in the equity markets and yet the S&P 500 wraps up May sitting...
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Cohan ’17: Lessons from ‘Louie’ in sports and life

Sep 22 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: The Brown Daily Herald

“Louie” is one of those shows that no one watches but everyone talks about, and by everyone, I mean critics. When it comes to TV, my wheelhouse is basically those shows and cartoons, so when I noticed “Louie” on Netflix I decided to find out for myself what all the fuss was about. I was hooked. A little over a month later, I’ve seen every episode. “Louie” is incredible. Incredible enough to vault itself into the discussion for my favorite show ever. Yes, I do h ...
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FAVI announces the Pico+ Smart Projector -- an All-in-One Android Projector PC

Sep 17 2014 7:50pm CDT | Source: BetaNews

Android is a very robust operating system that finds itself in many places. Other than phones and tablets, it also runs on laptops, desktops and cameras to name a few. The secret to this diversity is that Google's mobile OS is powered by the open-source Linux kernel. Today, Android is shoe-horned into yet another form; a projector. Yes, a company named FAVI announces the Pico+ Smart Projector, which is an All-in-One Android Projector PC. Is it cool, o ...
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United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene a meeting of world leaders during the General Assembly's annual high-level session in response to the deadly Ebola virus outbreak, a UN spokesman said Tuesday. | by IANS
Thousands of South Sudanese kids face starvation: Unicef
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Thousands of children, up to five years age, are at a risk of dying from malnutrition in South Sudan, the Unicef has warned. | by IANS
'Ebola could hit up to 1.4 mn West Africans'
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could reach as many as 550,000 to 1.4 million by Jan 20 in the worst-case scenario, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC) warned in a report Tuesday. | by IANS

TV Ratings Were Pretty Awful This Summer

Sep 17 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Senior analyst Michael Nathanson of MoffettNathanson summed up this summer's TV ratings in one word: "Terrible." Nathanson tells The Wall Street Journal that American TV ratings are sinking to such low levels because Americans are shifting their viewing habits to on-demand and streaming services like Netflix. According to the report, broadcast network ratings dropped 5.1%, while cable ratings tanked 9.8%.   In his ...
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Martha Stewart Disses Gwyneth Paltrow, Sheryl Sandberg, And 'Orange Is The New Black'

Sep 15 2014 2:56pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Martha Stewart didn't hold much back in a new interview with Net-a-Porter’s Porter magazine. The domestic diva took the opportunity to take a few digs at some famous faces (via PageSix): On Gwyneth Paltrow, who started lifestyle blog, Goop: “She just needs to be quiet. She’s a movie star. If she were confident in her acting, she wouldn’t be trying to be Martha Stewart." Stewart wouldn't comment on actress Blake Lively's new lifestyle blog Preserve, ...
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Pastor named Edmonton’s top comic says he’s found the funny side of the Bible

Sep 14 2014 6:33pm CDT | Source: National Post

The Bible may not be most comics’ inspiration for wry wit, observational humour and off-colour jokes, but according to pastor and comic Dan Taylor, the Holy Book may, in fact, be an untapped comedic vein. Along with texts from his mother. Mr. Taylor was this week named Edmonton’s top comic by the Sirius XM satellite radio network; he’s won the chance to open for infamous comic Russell Peters in Edmonton Thursday, a ...
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Canadians are ready to pay for CBC, heads of public broadcaster tell CRTC

Sep 12 2014 3:24pm CDT | Source: National Post

GATINEAU, Que. — The heads of CBC/Radio-Canada have told the country’s broadcast regulator that Canadians are ready to pay to get the broadcaster’s content even if many consider it an acquired right. They told hearings of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission today they are in favour of revamping the business model of traditional television. They say the current system has become less profitable because of the multiplication of platforms and new players in the market. R ...
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Apple Is About To Open Up A Whole New World Of Shopping From Your iPhone (AAPL)

Sep 10 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Tired of typing in your credit card information into every shopping app? That's about to change, thanks to Apple's new Apple Pay feature. While the main draw of Apple Pay will likely be the ability to wave your iPhone 6 over a special reader at physical stores, it'll also let you quickly by stuff inside shopping apps you download on your phone. Say, for instance, you're browsing through Target's mobile app and y ...
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A Former Hedge Fund Star Just Launched His Own Channel Because He's Sick Of Finance TV

Sep 10 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Former global macro fund manager Raoul Pal doesn't think financial television channels are providing real value for viewers.  That's why Pal has decided to take matters into his own hands by launching Real Vision Television—an on-demand, subscription video service providing a library of content on economics and investing.  "It's a real mix of things it's somewhere between TED and Netflix and The Economist," Pal told Business Insider in a telephone inter ...
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