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  • FCC Eliminates Sports Blackout Rule Amid Opposition From NFL

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The FCC has voted to eliminate the sports blackout rule, removing a 40-year-old regulation from the books that helped keep NFL games and other sports off TV when a city's hometown team failed to sell out. The rule prevented...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Voice' Hits High Note Following Premiere, #DeviousArmy Assembles for Season 3

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Balancing Act: Devices help blend, blur work and personal lives

    It's 3 a.m., and Steven McCraney is thinking about his next move. Does he get up and start shooting off emails from his iPad? With real estate emerging from the doldrums, McCraney, a developer, fights the urge to plug into work at all hours. "My iPad has...
  • Online Gap subsidiary bans sale of animal fur

    Gap said it will no longer allow the sale of real fur on its online marketplace Piperlime after receiving pressure from animal rights activists and a teacher's Change.org petition that collected more than 52,000 signatures. Gap already bans fur from...
  • Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul

    Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul
    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day. Riot...
  • How Marriott Wants to be the Red Bull of the Hotel Industry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If it worked for an energy drink maker like Red Bull, why not a hotel chain operator? Marriott International today announced the formation of an internal content studio through which it will develop, produce and distribute a...
  • McDonald's shares rise, rumors ensue

    Shares of McDonald’s Corp. jumped as much as 2.7 percent on Monday afternoon, the biggest percentage gain in months for the world’s largest restaurant company, amid social media speculation that a major investor might be eating up the shares....
  • India's prime minister gets rock-star reception in New York

    Madison Square Garden often hosts cultural icons such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Bono, but on Sunday the storied arena offered rock-star treatment to a political personality: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made the case for a...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line

    Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line
    Six seconds from Penn State's loss to Northwestern have become, rightly or not, a digital symbol of the game. Two Penn State offensive linemen, blocking each other, allowed a Northwestern defensive tackle a clear lane to stop Bill Belton for a 2-yard...
  • Andre Vidrine: Toll Brothers broadens new-home product line

    Andre Vidrine: Toll Brothers broadens new-home product line
    Andre Vidrine, 39, is division president for Toll Brothers in Central Florida. A civil engineer by trade, he previously worked with Lake Nona Development Co. and MSCW engineering firm. Toll Brothers' new homes in the Orlando area have an average price...