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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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Working from NHL playbook, Rogers locks down 10-year cable deal with WWE wrestling

Aug 1 2014 11:47am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

(WWE) What’cha gonna do brother, when Rogers-a-mania runs wild on you? While the cable giant’s mammoth $5 billion purchase of exclusive rights to NHL programming last year got all the headlines, Thursday’s deal with World Wrestling Entertainment is equally interesting, especially to fans of the squared circle. The 10-year agreement gives Rogers (which owns Canadian Business) exclusive broadcast and distribution rights to existing WWE programming such as Raw and Smackdown and pay-per-vie ...
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The TV Industry Says 'Apple Has Bit Off More Than It Can Chew' (AAPL)

Jul 30 2014 3:17pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Apple has lofty plans for Apple TV. But according to a new report from Jessica Lessin and Amir Efrati of The Information, those plans aren't going so well and Apple's plans to revolutionize TV with a new set-top box have been stalled. According to The Information's report, there's a lot of finger-pointing going on between Apple and the cable companies and content providers it'd need to partner with ...
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Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) Negotiations at the World Trade Organisation(WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the trade facilitation agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed. | by IANS
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Japanese men's life expectancy over 80 years for first time
Tokyo, Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) The life expectancy of Japanese men stood at 80.21 years in 2013, the first time that men have gone past the 80-year mark in the Asian country, according to the country's ministry of health, labour and welfare. | by IANS

Jerry Seinfeld Gives 2 Smart Pieces Of Career Advice

Jul 29 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: Business Insider

The sitcom "Seinfeld" has been a regular at the top of critics' lists of the greatest shows of all time since it wrapped in 1998, and has brought in over $3 billion in revenue due to its second life in syndication. Its star, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, has cemented his career as one of the most successful standups ever, and recently finished the fourth season of his current show, "Comedian In Cars Getting Coffee." A few ...
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10 Reasons Why 'Top Gear' Is The Greatest Show On TV

Jul 26 2014 3:24pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

As the dog days of summer drag on, it's the perfect time for anyone who hasn't yet had the pleasure to curl up in an air-conditioned living room and dive into the greatest show currently on TV: "Top Gear."  Hosted by the charismatic trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, "Top Gear's" unorthodox and irreverent approach to automotive journalism has made it popular with fans and critics worldwide. Since its inceptio ...
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If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Missing The Point

Jul 26 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

It’s hard to imagine a world in which our smartphones are faster than they already are today.  You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds. The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed. The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience today ...
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12 Cool Things You Can Do With Apple TV (AAPL)

Jul 25 2014 3:07pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Even though the third-generation Apple TV is over two years old, it keeps getting better. Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more. But that's not all the Apple TV can do. We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.Ditch the Apple TV remote and use your iPhone or iPad instead. Th ...
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Jerry Seinfeld Says He's Working On A Deal To Bring 'Seinfeld' To Netflix

Jul 25 2014 11:31am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Jerry Seinfeld held a fun Reddit Ask Me Anything Thursday that came with a potentially big announcement.  During the AMA, the comedian was asked if there is any word on "Seinfeld" potentially coming to Netflix. "Can you please convince [co-creator] Larry [David] to let it happen?" wrote Redditor Polestar X. "There are so many people who still have not experienced Seinfeld first ...
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The 21 Coolest Small Businesses In Toronto

Jul 23 2014 12:43pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Canada's most populous city may be known for the CN Tower, its crack-smoking mayor, and a slew of odd nicknames, including Hogtown, Queen City, T-Dot, and Hollywood North. But Toronto, roughly a two-hour flight from New York City, serves as a hotbed of innovation with creative startups and cool small businesses making their homes in the city.  From a sustainable poutine eatery to a biometrics device manufacturer, these are the companies helping Toronto emerge as one of the most biz-fri ...
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