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Why Chinese Internet Giants Tencent And Alibaba Are Battling For Hollywood Content — Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. -- two Chinese Internet giants -- compete on many fronts, from social media to mobile payments. Their latest and perhaps most interesting theater of conflict is the battle to offer U.S. film and TV content to the public in mainland China.

Did Twitter And Odell Beckham Jr.'s Circus Catch Help NBC's Sunday Night Football Win The Ratings Last Night? — NBC's Sunday Night Football has been on a losing streak against AMC's "The Walking Dead" among the 18-49 demographic that matters to advertisers. But that ended last night with a big-market matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.

Outfront Media Inc. (NYSE: OUT) CEO: Billboards Will Soon Track Smart Phones And Send You Messages — The $1.5 billion company once known as CBS Outdoor got a new name, Outfront Media, and started trading today under ticker symbol NYSE: OUT on the New York Stock Exchange. It's the latest moves for one of the world's largest outdoor advertising businesses -- spun off from CBS earlier this year.

Bono: 100 Million iTunes Users Listened To At Least One Track On 'Songs Of Innocence' — Dublin -- There's a fine line between giving something away and foisting it on the unsuspecting. That's what U2 found out when millions of Apple users woke up on a Tuesday in September and found the band's latest, "Songs of Innocence", downloaded into their iTunes accounts.

Entrepreneurs Say Ireland's Tech Economy Will Survive End Of 'Double Irish' Tax Loophole — Dublin -- "Double Irish?" No thanks, say the entrepreneurs and geeks gathered in Dublin for the annual Web Summit. Global tech giants have been moving jobs and cycling profits through Ireland for decades, taking advantage of a low, flat tax rate and an educated, English-speaking population to turn Ireland into the so-called "Celtic Tiger" that boasts offices of 1,100 multinational tech companies, including the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook, Intel and Twitter.

World Series Game 7 Could Save Fox Broadcasting From Lowest-Rated Series In History — Call it a comeback. Not just by the Kansas City Royals, which forced a 7th and deciding game for the World Series Wednesday night, but also for the Fox Broadcasting Network, which was facing what could be the lowest-rated series in TV history.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Courts China By Giving Public Interview, In Mandarin — Facebook has been banned in China since 2009, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is determined to make inroads in the country with the world's largest Internet population. On Monday, Zuckerberg was appointed to the board of the prestigious Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. And on Wednesday he did a 30-minute public Q&A entirely in Mandarin.

Tracking Beacons: Unregulated And Coming To A Store, Stadium Or Airport Near You — They're ubiquitous, unregulated and coming to a location near you. Tracking beacons, little wireless sensors that tell apps in your smartphone that you're nearby, are making their way into retailers, supermarkets, museums, drug stores, sports stadiums and all manner of public places, part of a complex infrastructure of tracking hardware and software designed to influence shopping behavior in real time.

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Can AOL Save Yahoo? In About-Face, Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Says, Yes — In 2012, Starboard Value CEO Jeffrey C. Smith thought AOL was so poorly-run he mounted a proxy fight to land three candidates on AOL's board. Two years later, Smith thinks AOL is so well run that it represents Yahoo's best chance to return value to shareholders.
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Nov 27, 2014

@Aerocles bet u never thought Mark Sanchez would continue to haunt you after the Jets

Nov 26, 2014

RT @IBTimes: “I’m scared because I don’t know how to do this" on first American Thanksgivings:

Nov 26, 2014

RT @daithaigilbert: EU calls for Google, Yahoo and other search engines to extend Right to be Forgotten ruling to .com domains

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