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Alibaba Worth More Than Facebook, Disney, Comcast After Shares Soar in IPO
Shares of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group opened up 36% Friday over the initial offering price, giving the company a market cap of more than $225 billion — and making it worth more, ...
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Why 'This Is Where I Leave You' Film Leaves Out the Book's Dark Chapters
"If you're a suburban man and you lose your wife, your job and your home, do you actually exist?"read more
Amber Heard Joins Channing Tatum in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel (Exclusive)
Amber Heard has been cast as one of the new leads in “Magic Mike XXL,” TheWrap has learned. Also read: Matthew McConaughey Not Returning for ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel Due to Gus Van...
Ratings: ‘Thursday Night Football’ Blowout Beats Rerun-Heavy Competition
It's hard to say which was a bigger romp: The Atlanta Falcons crushing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14, or CBS reaping the benefits with a resounding “Thursday Night Football” primetime...
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Home Depot's Breach of 56 Million Credit Cards Is Even Bigger Than Target's
The extent of the Home Depot security breach is just coming to light, and it does not paint a reassuring picture for patrons of the big-box retailer. Fifty-six million customers were affected, whic...
Beau Willimon, Walter Bernstein Win WGA East Council Seats
“House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon and 94-year-old incumbent Walter Bernstein have won freelance seats on the Writers Guild of America East Council. Incumbents John Auerbach, Terry Geo...
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today, September 19th. What Will You See?
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, September 19th. (Synopses provided by distributor unless noted otherwise.) 20,000 Days on Earth Director: Iain Forsyth &am...
CBS Gives Series Commitment to Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler’s ‘Supergirl’
CBS has donned its cape and is ready to conquer the superhero market, giving a series commitment to scribes Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler’s “Supergirl.” “Supergirl,” which ...
‘Supergirl’ Drama Gets Series Commitment From CBS
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's another superhero coming to the small screen! CBS has given a series commitment to a one-hour drama project for “Supergirl,”...
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Greg Berlanti's 'Supergirl' Lands at CBS With Series Commitment
All five broadcast networks may have superhero shows next seasonread more
Alibaba Group Debuts on Wall Street with World-Record $25 Billion IPO
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba (BABA) began its historic New York Stock Exchange IPO just before noon on Friday, opening at a price of $92.70 per share. That trading number summed to a world-recor...
Nick Cave Never Wanted to Be a Screenwriter
Nick Cave is hard to pin down. He's a musician, a poet, an author, a composer of soundtracks, a family man -- and perhaps above all, an incendiary songwriter and performer who's now starring in the no...
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NFL Scandal: Roger Goodell Pledges "Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated"
He vowed to take steps to change the league's personal conduct policiesread more
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China's Alibaba May Be Readying Major Hollywood Assault
After its record-breaking IPO, e-commerce giant will make building a bigger film business a priority, experts sayread more
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Yammer Co-Founder Debuts 'Vine for Audio'
Alan Braverman co-founded Yammer, the social-network-styled workflow management system for businesses that Microsoft purchased in 2012 for $1.2 billion. So, the Silicon Valley veteran knows a thing ...
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TV Ratings: 'Thursday Night Football' Drops With Snoozer Game
Preliminary numbers fall 40 percent as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scoreless until the fourth quarterread more
Ben Affleck Admits to Being Really Good at Counting Cards in Blackjack
Ben Affleck is a card counter, and he wants the world to know there's nothing wrong with it — even if casinos ask him to leave because of it. The “Gone Girl” star spoke to Detail...
‘Deadpool’ Creator Rob Liefeld Promises Movie Audiences ‘Ride of Their Collective Lives’
After years of gestation, Fox has finally given the green light to a “Deadpool” movie, presumably starring Ryan Reynolds as the eccentric superhuman mercenary. Now, the Marvel comic book c...
'God Help the Girl,' 'Zero Theorem' and More Extras on iTunes Updated Content
In time with the release of iOS 8, a new version of iTunes Extras will automatically appear for any title an iTunes user owns thanks to iCloud capabilities. Film studios can also update and add b...
Box Office: ‘Maze Runner’ Starts Solidly with $1.1 Million in Late-Night Shows
Fox’s “The Maze Runner” has started solidly with an estimated $1.1 million from 2,200 locations in late-night Thursday shows. The futuristic saga of a group of teenagers who must out...

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