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  • Autopsy shows 6 gunshot wounds in back of legs of man killed by St. Louis officer

    ST. LOUIS A private autopsy of Vonderrit D. Myers Jr., killed Oct. 8 by a St. Louis police officer, shows that his wounds included six shots in the back of his legs and one in the face, a forensic pathologist reported Thursday. Dr. Cyril H. Wecht,...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Mockingjay' Stunt Unlocks Top Slot, 'Penguins' Pop With Sneak Peek

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) - Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst...
  • Cable's Upfront Dollars Fell 6% To $9.6B, First Slump In 4 Years

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Advertisers committed fewer dollars to national cable TV networks for the first time since before the 2009-2010 TV season, according to data released Thursday by the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau. National cable...
  • Fewer customers drop Comcast cable subscriptions

    Fewer customers drop Comcast cable subscriptions
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comcast Corp reported higher quarterly revenue and income on Thursday as more people signed up for its high-speed Internet service and fewer customers dropped their cable subscriptions. Total revenue at the largest U.S. cable...
  • Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid...
  • Yahoo's Tumblr Enhances Video Player, But It's Still No YouTube Killer

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube,...
  • 'Birdman' is amusingly imperfect

    'Birdman' is amusingly imperfect
    *** (out of four) Everyone gets it. The subject of modern, attention-span-deprived people letting life fly by as they capture and share it on a smartphone has been discussed so extensively that it’s become the 21st century version of the quote from...
  • Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling

    Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling
    Every few months, the entertainment industry and its allies put out another report for policymakers on the toll that the Internet and changing technology are taking on filmmakers, musicians, authors and the companies that finance many of their works....
  • 'Homeland' puts spotlight on Charlotte woman's calligraphy

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lori Sparacio's handiwork is etched on a 25-foot chalkboard at The MAYOBIRD, a Charlotte, N.C.-based chicken salad eatery. Her "swoops and swirls" have been inked on the bottoms of a bride's high-heels, between the threading of 100...
  • Brian Roberts: NBC, Harry Potter Ride Boost Comcast's 3Q Profit

    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast saw its third-quarter net income soar nearly 50%, thanks to a favorable tax adjustment and improving performance at its NBCUniversal unit. The Philadelphia company, which is currently seeking approval from federal...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...