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  • AOL's video a key lure for Verizon in $4.4-billion acquisition

    AOL's video a key lure for Verizon in $4.4-billion acquisition
    Nearly everybody, it seems, carries a smartphone. As a result, everything's going mobile. So why, then, would Verizon, already the nation's largest wireless carrier and a giant in mobile communications, want to pay $4.4 billion to buy an old-line...
  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)

    Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)
    Comcast, like any cable operator in Greater Hartford, knows why subscribers are bailing out of its television service. The Internet is taking over video entertainment. For the first time, Comcast announced in a recent earnings call, it has more Internet...
  • Hearing set in lawsuit over Disney worker's death

    Hearing set in lawsuit over Disney worker's death
    A hearing is scheduled for Monday in a lawsuit filed against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts by the family of an employee who died while working on an Animal Kingdom ride in 2011. The family of Russell Roscoe filed the suit in Orange County Circuit...
  • L.A.-Harry Potter theme parks, 'Fifty Shades' boost NBCUniversal profit

    L.A.-Harry Potter theme parks, 'Fifty Shades' boost NBCUniversal profit
    NBCUniversal is celebrating its wizarding world of Universal Studios. Four years ago, when Comcast took controlling interest of NBCUniversal, the Universal theme park unit was something of a humdrum affair that generated about $400 million a year for...
  • Fort Lauderdale couple among growing number suing Pacquiao, Mayweather

    If Spencer and Brigette Barker have their way, the already troubled sport of boxing will receive another black eye for the way Manny Pacquiao misled the public before his recent loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. A figurative mouse under the eye would be...
  • Court backs broadcasters, clears way for FCC review of AT&T-DirecTV merger

    Court backs broadcasters, clears way for FCC review of AT&T-DirecTV merger
    The pace of the Federal Communications Commission's review of AT&T's proposed takeover of satellite television giant DirecTV should soon accelerate. On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a long-anticipated ruling in a...
  • Disney, through ESPN, entering daily fantasy sports

    Disney, through ESPN, entering daily fantasy sports
    Florida's best-known casino opponent is investing $250 million in the fastest-growing form of gambling: online fantasy sports. Walt Disney Co. is putting money into DraftKings Inc., which allows fans to bet on a per-game basis rather than locking in...
  • CCPS funding the main concern at budget public hearing

    CCPS funding the main concern at budget public hearing
    Unsurprisingly, the majority of comments during the county's fiscal year 2016 public hearing Thursday night centered on the funding shortfall for the Carroll County Public Schools system. The two main issues brought up were the possibility of CCPS...
  • Unmet funding requests set stage for public hearing

    Unmet funding requests set stage for public hearing
    While the Carroll County Board of Commissioners was able to meet about $10 million in requests from county agencies and allied organizations, about $15 million in requests went unaddressed. The commissioners identified their priorities during a series...
  • What Mayweather-Pacquiao may tell us about future 'Avengers'

    What Mayweather-Pacquiao may tell us about future 'Avengers'
    There were plenty of factors to chew over in analyzing why “Avengers: Age of Ultron” took in $188 million at the weekend box office -- the second-biggest opening of all time but nonetheless lower than both pre-weekend estimates and the opening...