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SAN FRANCISCO | Wall Street sours on Silicon Valley, battering tech stocks

SAN FRANCISCO — Investors for years have seemingly adored technology stocks as much as most people love their smartphones. But Wall Street has suddenly soured on Silicon Valley and the rest of tech, triggering a stomach-churning downturn in a turbulent October. Some of the hardest hit stocks belong to five companies — Facebook, Apple, Amazon, … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Wall Street sours on Silicon Valley, battering tech stocks

NEW YORK | Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

NEW YORK— As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, a reality sets in: Not all will survive. Over the past week, Walmart announced plans to partner with MGM Studios on original shows for Walmart’s video-on-demand service, Vudu, while AT&T’s WarnerMedia said it would create its … Continue reading NEW YORK | Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

NEW YORK | After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

NEW YORK — The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won’t likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media companies compete with upstarts such as Netflix and Amazon. Moonves was ousted Sunday, just hours after the New Yorker detailed more sexual … Continue reading NEW YORK | After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

TurnKey Vacation Rentals Featured on Netflix Series “Stay Here” to Transform Short-Term Rentals

AUSTIN, TEXAS/ AUGUST 21, (STL.News) TurnKey Vacation Rentals CEO T.J. Clark joins the cast of the new Netflix original series, “Stay Here,” to help a homeowner transform his short-term rental property into a profitable, luxury getaway. The show’s co-hosts, designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer, show property owners how to turn their … Continue reading TurnKey Vacation Rentals Featured on Netflix Series “Stay Here” to Transform Short-Term Rentals

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— What’s the television industry’s top summer destination? A hotel in which 200-plus U.S. and Canadian entertainment reporters and critics gather for an early look at next season’s shows and the chance to question the actors, writers and producers who create them. The Television Critics Association’s just-ended biannual conference was both a micro … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Julia Roberts, reboots and diversity part of new TV season

NEW YORK | Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

NEW YORK— Ruby Rose is making history with her latest role as Batwoman, the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series. Batwoman will be introduced in a December crossover event between the network’s other DC Comics shows, “Arrow”, “The Flash” and “Supergirl.” A stand-alone series about Batwoman, whose real name is Kate Kane, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

NEW YORK | Disney says its new streaming service won’t rival Netflix

NEW YORK — Disney’s upcoming streaming service won’t try to compete directly with Netflix and Amazon, but will focus instead on quality — namely original programs from Disney’s “Star Wars,” Pixar and Marvel brands. The details from Disney CEO Bob Iger came as Disney reported a growth in earnings for the latest quarter, though results … Continue reading NEW YORK | Disney says its new streaming service won’t rival Netflix

LOS ANGELES  | Faced with losses, MoviePass discount tix service hikes fee

LOS ANGELES  — MoviePass, the discount service for movie tickets, is raising prices by 50 percent and barring viewings of most major releases during the first two weeks. The new $15-a-month rate for up to one movie each day still won’t make MoviePass profitable. Because it typically pays theaters the full cost of tickets — … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Faced with losses, MoviePass discount tix service hikes fee