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  • These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk

     These brokers deal in sports tickets — and risk
    Dale Rech, an avid USC football fan who lives in Florida, decided a few years ago that he wanted to attend USC's game at Notre Dame. Rech dived into the secondary ticket market, choosing StubHub. He was willing to pay a premium. "The seat I ended up...
  • Evernote CEO Phil Libin wages war against 'stupid office signs'

    Evernote CEO Phil Libin wages war against 'stupid office signs'
    Over the weekend, I wrote a "How I Made It" feature on Phil Libin, chief executive of Evernote. As the story notes, Evernote is growing like crazy, has moved into a new headquarters and is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its first app.  Libin comes...
  • Robotic 'wavers' cutting in on human sign twirlers

    Robotic 'wavers' cutting in on human sign twirlers
    "Sarah" was reeling in the business, gyrating for hours on end outside a Canoga Park gaming center and a nearby juice stand when her stamina for the job just seemed to vanish. The diagnosis? Motor malfunction. On street corners and sidewalks across L....
  • Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt makes offer to CBS

    Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt makes offer to CBS
    Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Glenn Britt, in a letter to CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves, said the pay-TV distribution giant would be willing to offer CBS on an a la carte basis to its subscribers and let them choose whether they want to pay for the...
  • CBS signals remain dark on Time Warner Cable as fight drags on

    CBS signals remain dark on Time Warner Cable as fight drags on
    CBS and Time Warner Cable remained locked in a bitter battle over a new distribution contract that left subscribers without access to CBS-owned properties in Los Angeles, New York City and elsewhere. The signals for many CBS-owned media properties...
  • Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half

    Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half
    The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs. After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
  • CBS' Les Moonves laughs off Glenn Britt's a la carte proposal

    CBS' Les Moonves laughs off Glenn Britt's a la carte proposal
    Talk about unlikely pen pals. The ongoing carriage dispute between CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable, which has left CBS-owned TV stations dark in Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere, has the two company’s chief executives trading and leaking to the...
  • Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit

    Streamlined 21st Century Fox posts higher revenue and profit
    Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue. Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
  • Sen. Edward Markey calls for FCC to intervene in CBS, TWC dispute

    Sen. Edward Markey calls for FCC to intervene in CBS, TWC dispute
    Customers have been calling on Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. to resolve their ongoing carriage dispute that has resulted in channels going dark in several markets including Los Angeles and New York. Now politicians are demanding an end to the...
  • Let CBS and Time Warner Cable duke it out

    Let CBS and Time Warner Cable duke it out
    The longer CBS and Time Warner Cable continue to fight over retransmission fees, the more calls there will be for government to intervene on behalf of Time Warner customers who've been cruelly denied their right to watch "Under the Dome" and "Ray Donovan....
  • Obama talks real estate with Zillow

    Obama talks real estate with Zillow
    President Obama paused on his trip through Los Angeles on Wednesday to sit for wide-ranging questions on housing and mortgage finance policy. But the live-streamed discussion was less notable for the content — the president broke little news,...