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Cord cutting and a soft advertising market take a toll on media stocks

“The Big Bang Theory” on CBS remains one of the most popular TV shows. (Michael Yarish / Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.) Aslowdown in advertising spending and a rise in cord-cutting by pay-TV customers are giving Wall Street fresh jitters about the health of the television industry. During the first quarter of the year, an estimated 762,000 pay-TV customers unplugged their ... Read More »

Violence not something that social media can easily tame

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. It’s been a bad week for Facebook. First, a Cleveland killer livestreamed the act of murder through the app’s Live feature. Then, days later, a shooter in Fresno left behind a Facebook page littered with threats against the president and ... Read More »

United and Pepsi Affairs Force Brands to Respect Social Media

When Jason Marker, the new chief executive of the company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, met with several of his marketing executives this week, one of his first requests was for screens to be installed in the company’s headquarters to display real-time social media conversations about its brands. It is the sort of setup that already exists at the ... Read More »

Axis Bank Denies Local Media Report Of Threat To Its Banking Licence

Axis Bank said it has strong systems and controls in place as per central bank rules. Mumbai: Axis Bank on Monday slammed a regional newspaper report stating authorities were preparing to revoke the bank’s licence as “false and malafide”, saying it had strong systems and controls in place as per central bank rules. Axis, India’s third-biggest private sector bank, said ... Read More »

Iran to Allow iPhone Imports: State Media

Iran is preparing to allow local companies to import iPhones for the first time to try to curb the huge market in smuggled Apple products, state media reported Thursday. The trade ministry has requested licences from the country’s Trade Promotion Organisation for nine Iranian companies to import iPhones, according to the Tasnim news agency. Unofficial Apple stores are common in ... Read More »

Twitter Appoints New global Media team Head

Micro-running a blog internet site Twitter has tapped lengthy-time executive Ross Hoffman as the organisation’s new vp of global media – inside the third appointment to that position inside the remaining six months. Hoffman, who become maximum lately senior director of emblem method and has been at the business enterprise in various roles due to the fact 2010, is taking ... Read More »

Docoss X1 ‘real pix’ and arms-On Video Shared on Social Media

Docoss, little-known manufacturer of the Docoss X1 telephone that seems to have stuck attention of consumers in India this week, has published photos and a hands-on video of its Rs. 888 cellphone in a bid to assure potential customers the cellphone is ‘actual’. After Ringing Bells and mPhone, the scepticism around phone that sounds too correct to be real is ... Read More »

First Indian Tax Amnesty Since 1997 Seeks To Boost Compliance: Foreign Media

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley offered residents with undisclosed income a one-time amnesty from prosecution as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver on his poll promise of unearthing black money. The window for declaring assets will open on June 1 for four months, Jaitley said in his budget speech on Monday. Taxpayers can get immunity from prosecution ... Read More »