Video renting and streaming services

FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2019, file photo trader Robert Charmak, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 12, 2019 - 7:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Friday on Wall Street, putting the market on track for gains at the end of a shaky week. Banks led the gains after solid quarterly profit reports from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo opened the latest round of highly anticipated...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Thursday, April 11, Disney is unveiling details of its long-awaited streaming service Disney Plus. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 11, 2019 - 6:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disney raises the curtain on a hotly anticipated video steaming service that's aiming to topple industry pioneer Netflix, once a valuable ally. The service, called Disney Plus, has been in the works for more than year, but Thursday marked the first time that the longtime...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook and Oprah Winfrey prepare to embrace at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
March 25, 2019 - 4:27 pm
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg to try to overcome its rivals' head start. Apple didn't...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, Robert Greenblatt poses in the press room at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala in New York. WarnerMedia is hiring former NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt as chairman of its entertainment and direct-to-consumer divisions in a reorganization (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 04, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that AT&T's $81 billion takeover of Time Warner is a done deal , the company is reorganizing its TV and movie businesses to emphasize streaming rather than cable TV networks. AT&T is bringing in a new executive as longtime HBO and Turner chiefs leave. It's also...
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FILE- This Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. Netflix reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 17, 2019 - 4:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service added more subscribers than ever during the crucial holiday season, but the company signaled its growth is slowing in the U.S. as it begins to roll out double-digit price increases in its biggest market. The slightly disappointing forecast...
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November 13, 2018 - 5:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses. And now, Amazon's sprawling empire will stretch even further. The company is expected...
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October 22, 2018 - 10:40 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix plans to borrow another $2 billion to help pay for the exclusive series and movies that its management credits for helping its video streaming service reel in millions of new subscribers during the past five years. The additional debt load announced Monday isn't a...
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October 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, AT&T and Disney are joining stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows. But a reality is setting in: Not all will survive. Over the past week, Walmart announced plans to partner with MGM Studios on original shows for its video-on-demand...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a forum in Sacramento, Calif. Brown signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, Sept. 30, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 30, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved the nation's strongest net neutrality law, prompting an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration and opening the next phase in the battle over regulating the internet. Advocates of net neutrality hope California's law, which...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2018, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at a forum in Sacramento, Calif. Brown signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, Sept. 30, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
September 30, 2018 - 7:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The move prompted an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration. Advocates of net neutrality hope the new law...
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