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As coronavirus forces people home, interest in streaming services is surging. So is piracy

As coronavirus forces people home, interest in streaming services is surging. So is piracy

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

With strict quarantine and shelter-in-place orders issued in coronavirus-affected areas worldwide , a surge in home entertainment was practically a given. But even as it gets...
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Thomas Keller files suit over coronavirus insurance coverage

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

“A virus didn't close my restaurant, the government did,” local restaurateur Cory Harwell says of a similar claim he's made with his insurance company.
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A Wall Street analyst sees Apple buying major Hollywood studios battered by the coronavirus crisis: 'They need content and they have cash'

A Wall Street analyst sees Apple buying major Hollywood studios battered by the coronavirus crisis: 'They need content and they have cash'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus crisis is taking its toll on Hollywood which could create an opportunity for Apple to buy a major studio, a Wall Street analyst said Friday. Major studios and...
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How The $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Will Help The Entertainment Industry

2 days ago   |   Forbes

How will the $2 trillion stimulus bill aid those in the entertainment industry? Here's a quick breakdown.
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What to stream on Netflix and Amazon Prime while home this weekend

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Stay home. As the coronavirus spreads, that's the sentiment stressed by epidemiologists racing to combat the virus, who've implored Americans to avoid all nonessential travel...
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NH governor urges state to stay at home; orders business shutdown

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on Thursday issued a stay-at-home order and shuttered nonessential businesses until May 4 starting Friday night in response to the widening...
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NBA cuts salaries for Adam Silver, other top executives by 20% during coronavirus pandemic

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

The NBA might be in the entertainment business, but it's still a business. With its product suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak, the NBA is doing the same thing as...
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U.K. Chancellor Unveils Scheme To Support Freelancers And The Self-Employed

3 days ago   |   Forbes

U.K. Chancellor unveils package to support freelance and self-employed workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the entertainment industry being home to many self-employed...
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LBK Entertainment Signs Songwriter/Producer/Artist Marcus Hummon To Publishing Deal

3 days ago   |   Forbes

He becomes the latest to join the innovative publishing company.
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Epic Games will publish new titles from the makers of The Last Guardian, Limbo, and Control

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Epic Games will publish new games from Gen Design , Playdead , and Remedy Entertainment.
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