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North America

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  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...
  • Endemol North America Hires Jacob Shwirtz to Lead Social Media for Internet Video Push

    Jacob Shwirtz, formerly head of social TV at Viacom's MTV Networks, will join Endemol North America as chief social media officer for its Internet-video division, Endemol Beyond USA. The global TV production firm last fall created Endemol Beyond USA,...
  • FremantleMedia North America Makes David Luner its Main Brand Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    After helping raise the profile of shows like "American Idol" and "The X Factor," David Luner has been promoted to president, brand partnerships and franchise management at FremantleMedia North America. The longtime exec oversees all of FMNA's...
  • GM posts small fourth-quarter profit gain, but annual earnings fall

    GM posts small fourth-quarter profit gain, but annual earnings fall
    General Motors Co. posted a small increase in fourth-quarter profit but its results for the period disappointed Wall Street as business deteriorated in Asia and South America and the costs of restructuring operations in Europe mounted. The nation’...
  • President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip

    President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip
    TOLUCA, Mexico -- President Obama acknowledged Wednesday the hand of Russian President Vladimir Putin in two of the day’s most violent hot spots -- Ukraine and Syria -- but said the conflicts should not be viewed as a “Cold War chessboard.&...
  • Endemol North America Promotes Two Top Execs

    Endemol North America has promoted two top execs as new co-CEOs Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin continue to realign the senior management ranks. Ben Samek has been tapped as chief operating officer, overseeing business development and strategy and the...
  • Coca-Cola Co. splits its North America business in two

    Coca-Cola Co. splits its North America business in two
    Coca-Cola Co. has announced that it will split its North America business into two units as it aims to return to a traditional franchising model. The Atlanta-based beverage giant also announced changes in its top leadership. The company said...
  • Dinosaur discovered by Field expedition rivaled T. rex

    Dinosaur discovered by Field expedition rivaled T. rex
    Field Museum scientists have discovered a new "top predator" dinosaur in North America, a significant precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex and an important part of an emerging fossil record for the continent, the museum announced early Friday.  The 4-ton, 30-...
  • PlayStation 4 Sales Strong for Sony as Console Launches Around Globe

    With the PlayStation 4 rolling out into more international territories, the videogame console continues to perform well for Sony, with the device having sold more than 2.1 million units worldwide since it first went on sale Nov. 15 in the U.S. As of Dec....
  • Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing

    Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing
    The fastest growing consumer complaints? In order: ¬†Towing disputes, landlord/tenant problems, abusive debt collection practices, telephone billing issues and unlicensed contractors. That’s according to an annual survey releaseed today by the...
  • Phony sheriff's deputy tried to collect fake fine

    If you get a call from Lt. Gregg Stevens of the Lehigh County sheriff's office, don't panic and bow to his demands if he threatens to haul you into court. There is no Lt. Gregg Stevens at the sheriff's department. And you don't have any outstanding...