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Disney in Talks to Acquire 21st Century Fox Assets

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As first reported by CNBC on November 6, the Walt Disney Company recently held preliminary talks with 21st Century Fox about buying its entertainment business, including the Fox movie studio, the FX cable network and the UK – based television service Sky. The potential asset acquisition may allow Fox to focus on its news and […]

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Studios and Streaming Join Forces to Take On TickBox

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Streaming companies and major film studios have joined forces to sue TickBox, the company behind TickBox TV, a device that offers its users easy access to free online content. The complaint filed on Friday, October 13 by companies such as Universal, Disney, Hulu and Netflix, has alleged that TickBox sells “illegal access to Plaintiff’s copyrighted […]

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Company Attempts to Topple “House of Cards” with Trademark Lawsuit

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Popular Netflix television show, “House of Cards” was sued for trademark infringement this week by Massachusetts company, D2 Holdings. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the company alleges that it owns the trademark for the show’s title, “House of Cards.” D2 Holdings seeks an injunction prohibiting the show from using the phrase, and requiring the show […]

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#NetflixEverywhere: The Binge Era of TV Consumption

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It’s official: Netflix is taking over the world, at least in the online television viewing sphere. While Netflix had been rolling out its services in incremental stages due to subtitling, dubbing its content, and marketing cost, its expansion occurred far ahead of schedule. During his keynote address at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Reed […]

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