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  • Review: Hulu's 'Deadbeat,' Netflix's 'Short Poppies'

    Similar in tone to the late lamented "Pushing Daisies," "Deadbeat" promotes Tyler Labine from the sidekick role he's seemingly played in a half-dozen shows -- including the cult favorite "Reaper" -- to leading man. However familiar, this Hulu original...
  • Why Did Halle Berry's 'Frankie & Alice' Languish on the Shelf?

    It took three years, a Golden Globe nomination and possibly a slew of recent hit films targeting African-American audiences for Halle Berry's "Frankie & Alice" to finally open in 125 theaters on Friday. Geoffrey Sax's gritty drama based on the true story...
  • Herbalife marketing practices said to be target of FBI probe

    Herbalife Ltd,, the company that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has accused of being a pyramid scheme, is being probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter. Federal authorities are looking into the...
  • Investment bank Moelis' stock jumps after scaled-down IPO

    Moelis & Co. climbed in its trading debut after raising less than planned in the first U.S. initial public offering of an investment bank since the financial crisis. The shares rose 4.6% to $26.15 on Wednesday after pricing at $25. Moelis raised $163...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares
    With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.  "Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
  • Liberal Arts Degree Can Pay Off

    The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?" The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...
  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio
    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • Nothing like the thrill of the (bargain) hunt

    That red and black wrap-around dress in my closet? Paid $9.01, taxes included, a victory of timing, perseverance and the clever matching of coupon to clearance sale. Original price: $79.99. Gotta love it. And the black pumps I'm wearing today? A steal at...
  • Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store

    Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store
    Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before. When Apple updated its store website to...
  • Activist investor Carl Icahn sells Netflix shares

    Activist investor Carl Icahn said he sold nearly 3 million shares in Netflix, noting he reaped a substantial windfall from his investment in the online video service. Icahn said he decided it was time to cash out, after the rapid appreciation of the...
  • DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations

    DGA and studios agree to begin contract negotiations
    The Directors Guild of America and the group representing the major Hollywood studios have agreed to begin contract negotiations next month, nearly seven months before the expiration of the current agreement. The DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture...
  • Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature

    Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature
    In a bid to spur digital movie purchases, Sony Pictures has struck a deal with Wal-Mart's Vudu video streaming service to add video sharing and other features to new releases including "This Is the End" and "After Earth" as well as forthcoming titles such...