Universal did spectacularly in 2014 despite lacking a big-budget action film with lots of special effects. Its biggest-grossing movies were modest comedies.
Netflix and Amazon make some smart calls. The same can't be said about two other tech stocks: SanDisk and LeapFrog. And Starbucks stock sets a new high.
Macau has traditionally been a hot market for the big names in gambling. Although 2014 was a weak year, they are doubling down for the future.
A new animated series debuting Friday -- starring Shrek sidekick Puss in Boots -- should benefit its creator (Dreamworks) and its distributor (Netflix).
This will be a defining year for streaming. Netflix hopes to win back investors with a busy slate. Plans by Amazon and HBO are drawing attention, too.
Comcast, having been voted 'most hated' company for the second time in five years, vows that it will improve customer service.
Mobile ordering of snacks, more interactivity, subscriptions and an improved experience may bring more Americans back to enjoy a night at the movies.
One of the biggest changes in television this year will be more channels being available online with no separate cable or satellite subscription.
A lot of industry announcements will be made during this week's gadget expo -- and some of that tech news will move stocks.
Disney found ways to make money from Frozen throughout 2014. How will the franchise fare in 2015?
An unfunny comedy is just the latest mishandled decision by the Japanese consumer electronics giant.
Sony is handily winning the war of the current-generation consoles. Will Microsoft stay down for the count?
The days are numbered when it comes to enjoying video on physical media.
CBS says Dish customers will soon lose access to CBS programming if the two companies don't reach a new deal for carrying the network by Thursday.
Hit movies like Frozen, Guardians of the Galaxy, Big Hero 6 and the upcoming Star Wars adventure and live-action Cinderella make a merry time for Disney.
Massachusetts residents last month voted overwhelmingly to allow Las Vegas-style casino gambling, but are they playing fast and loose with the future?
Streaming video-on-demand purveyors like Netflix and Amazon.com are set to open their wallets a lot wider for content. The stream is about to become a gush.
MagicBands let Disney visitors enter FastPass lines and pay for items. Could designer models, Disney watches with RFID chips or fitness trackers be next?
The booty business is getting a big bump. Companies are cashing in on growing demand from women seeking figures more like their favorite curvaceous stars.