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Trump Truth Social SPAC shares slide after Elon Musk revives Twitter deal

The Truth social network logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former U.S. President Donald Trump in this picture illustration taken February 21, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp., the special-purpose acquisition company seeking to take Trump Media and Technology …

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Don’t expect cable TV-like package for streaming services any time soon

The Disney+ website on a laptop computer in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Monday, July 18, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images A contradiction is developing in the world of streaming media, and it revolves around bundling. There’s a consistent drumbeat of expectation that streaming …

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Netflix opening video game studio in Finland

Netflix gift cards are seen in a shop in Krakow, Poland on June 13, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Netflix said Monday it will be opening an internal game studio in Finland. This is the company’s first push into internal game development since streaming giant entered the …

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How Bryan Lourd became one of the most powerful people in Hollywood

Bryan Lourd speaks onstage during the Lincoln Center American Songbook Gala honoring Bonnie Hammer at Broadway Theatre on January 29, 2020 in New York City. Slaven Vlasic | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images After shocking the corporate world last year with the news Discovery Communications would merge with WarnerMedia, …

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New York AG wrongly says Yankees game on Apple TV+ costs extra

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Mets during Summer Camp play at Yankee Stadium on July 19, 2020 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Elsa | Getty Images Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is …

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Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig …

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Spotify announces launch of audiobooks for U.S. listeners

The Spotify logo on a smartphone arranged in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Spotify users in the U.S. will now be able to purchase and listen to more than 300,000 different audiobook titles, the company announced Tuesday. The …

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GTA VI game footage leaks, RockStar confirms

Strauss Zelnick, CEO, Take-Two Scott Mlyn | CNBC Rockstar Games, owned by Take-Two Interactive, confirmed Monday that the company suffered a network intrusion where a third party illegally accessed footage of the new Grand Theft Auto video game. Shares of Take-Two were down less than 1% Monday afternoon. A user …

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Apple plans new spots for ads in App Store by the end of the year

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds the new iPhone 14 at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, September 7, 2022. Carlos Barria | Reuters Apple plans to release new ad “placements” as soon as the holiday season of this year, according to a message sent to developers on …

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Nintendo shares jump 5% after record Japan sales of Splatoon 3

Nintendo said domestic sales of Splatoon 3 hit a record in the first three days of the game being on sale. Splatoon 3 proved to be a hit in Japan, helping keep momentum for Nintendo’s ageing Switch console. Philip Fong | AFP | Getty Images Nintendo shares rose 5% on …

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