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....”. Deutsche extended about $300m in loans to Trump before he became president, even as the former reality television star and businessman was being shunned by other financial institutions because of his poor track record and string of failed businesses. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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House Democrats challenge Deutsche Bank over review of Trump's accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 05:38:41 PM
....”. Deutsche extended about $300m in loans to Trump before he became president, even as the former reality television star and businessman was being shunned by other financial institutions because of his poor track record and string of failed businesses. ...
Plane makes emergency landing in Sydney after hole appears in engine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 11:30:43 AM
....Another passenger, identified only as Eva, said the cabin crew tried to calm passengers and told them to fasten their seatbelts after a noise was heard. “We were very panicked because we had no idea what was happening,” she told Channel 9 television. ...
New Channel 4 boss Alex Mahon faces some unwelcome drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 03:00:29 PM
.... “Mahon’s big challenge is: does she throw a load of time, effort and money into trying to turn back the tide and get young people to engage in Channel 4 content in a traditional TV way, or does she continue the broadcaster’s admirable on-demand and catch-up service and leave young viewers to haemorrhage away on the main channel? Or is it somewhere in between?”. The television advertising market has deteriorated significantly this year, with ITV reporting that its revenues will be down as much as 9% in the first half. ...
'Pink slime': Meat processer seeks $5.7bn in defamation case image
....ABC lawyers argue they are protected under the US constitution's first amendment, which ensures a free press. The television network, which is owned by Walt Disney Company, argues that BPI must prove ABC's reporters acted with "actual malice" to harm the company. ...
Jeff Bezos: the 'obsessive' Amazon founder and world's next richest man image
....The business began with Bezos selling books from his garage in Seattle. Since then, Amazon has expanded into other retail categories, such as food, clothing and electricals, and developed a formidable cloud computing service, its own television shows and an electronic personal assistant for people’s homes. ...
The British (pitch) invasion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 09:47:31 PM
....The mid-1960s was the time of the so-called British Invasion of the US, when UK music, fashion, photography, drama and other creative arts were in huge demand Stateside. That movement coincided with the emergence of fledgling satellite TV technology, which beamed the football World Cup in England to a captivated television audience on the other side of the Atlantic. ...
Student housing tempts wealthy investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 05:08:32 PM
.... But all that comes at a price – the cheapest rooms cost £189 a week and it costs £236 for an extra large studio, while traditional halls provided by Cardiff University cost £80 a week. Naomi Cleaver, a television star interior designer who has swapped designing holiday villas to kitting out student halls for several of the biggest developers, told the conference: “Gyms don’t have to be fancy, but they are essential even if it’s some simple equipment, a mural and some mirrors. ...
Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 11:31:02 PM
. Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra fee. ...
War Machine: let battle commence in Netflix assault on cinema image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 02:00:07 PM
.... I love the possibility of turning the movie into an event. ” For the director, this attention to detail is slowly evolving into a new definition of film for television. ...
Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One announces new series image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 08:10:31 AM
....On Thursday, it announced a joint venture with Brad Weston, who ran the company that made the Oscar-winning film The Revenant, as part of a drive to produce more original movies. Entertainment One also owns more than 40,000 film and television titles, including last year's Oscar-winning Spotlight and AMC drama, Fear the Walking Dead. ...
Channel 4 executive who poached Bake Off favourite to land top job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 06:00:18 AM
. The television executive who masterminded the poaching of the Great British Bake Off from the BBC has emerged as the favourite to be appointed the £900,000-a-year chief executive of Channel 4 following final interviews this week. ...
Affordable art image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:00:59 PM
.... . He owns two televisions - one to watch the video art he has accumulated and the other to watch normal TV. ...
Stop spending money on avocados? Good idea, I’ll have a house deposit by 2117 | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett image
....What the brunch-blaming brigade seems to miss is that this victim-blaming approach is as old as the hills, a convenient proxy for justifying a society that remains deeply unequal. Poor people wouldn’t be poor if only they cooked everything from scratch and didn’t spend all their money on cigarettes and flatscreen televisions. ...
Labour reveals 'fat cat' tax pledge aimed at reining in excessive pay image
....Corbyn will describe his offer as a “programme of hope”, while claiming that May’s offer is built on fear. “The record proves one thing: the Tories are still the nasty party, the party of prejudice, the party of the rich, the party of the tight-fisted and the mean-spirited,” he will say, urging the prime minister to “come out of hiding” and take him on in television debates. ...
Mining company BHP drops Billiton from name in $10m ad campaign image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 12:52:45 AM
....BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner is rebranding, changing its name back to just BHP from this week. The company is rolling out a $10m advertising campaign that includes television ads and a new slogan, “Think Big”, to facilitate the change. ...
You're fired! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 01:38:41 PM
....Firstly, he was not told personally by the President that he was out of a job. Instead he was addressing FBI agents in Los Angeles when he saw the news on television. ...
Not research, but 'mesearch' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:06:50 PM
....Critics dismiss it as "unscientific", "academic narcissism" and "diary-writing for the over-educated". They say it is a very modern phenomenon - a high-brow version of taking selfies, watching reality television and posting thoughts into the echo chambers of social media. ...
Walt Disney profits were boosted by Beauty and the Beast image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 09:37:14 PM
....3bn). The firm remains on track for modest growth, in spite of subscriber losses at its sports television network ESPN. ...
Qantas chief Alan Joyce hit with pie in face image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 09:35:34 AM
....Mr Joyce is not the first high-profile person to have been struck with a pie. Others include News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and television presenter Jeremy Clarkson. ...
Superstar economics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 11:30:01 PM
.... . Satellite television has been to footballers what the gramophone was to musicians, or the telegraph to 19th Century industrialists. ...
China's first big passenger plane takes off for maiden flight image
....For Friday's maiden flight, the plane carried only its skeleton crew of five pilots and engineers and took off in front of a crowd of thousands of dignitaries, aviation workers and enthusiasts. Ahead of the flight, state television said the plane would fly at an altitude of only 3,000m (9,800 feet), some 7,000m lower than a regular trip, and reach a speed of around 300km/h (186mph). ...
TV's got talent: top jobs in UK broadcasting up for grabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:29:22 AM
.... But Bulford may also have her eye on the top jobs at ITV and the BBC itself. Kevin Lygo, ITV’s head of television, who left his role as Channel 4’s director of television and content in 2010 after missing out on the top role to Abraham, may also fancy another tilt. ...
Google and Facebook bring in one-fifth of global ad revenue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 11:01:11 PM
....Google and Facebook attracted one-fifth of global advertising spending last year, nearly double the figure of five years ago, research shows. Online advertising has overtaken television to become the world’s largest ad medium, according to data and analysis agency Zenith. ...
US screenwriters' strike averted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 05:59:37 PM
. A deal has been struck to avert a strike by Hollywood film and television writers, according to a union negotiator. ...
21st Century Fox 'in talks' to buy television station group Tribune Media image
. 21st Century Fox is in talks with private equity giant Blackstone to buy Tribune Media, one of America’s largest television station operators, sources familiar with the matter have said. ...
From corporate life to conservation – how can I make the switch? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:00:03 AM
.... So I am familiar mainly with global, corporate environments, organising major VIP industry events,conferences, exhibitions, and high-profile meetings. I have experience with celebrity authors and assisting with media interviews (television, radio and print publications). ...
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Nintendo says Switch will help double profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 12:33:24 PM
....He batted away criticism that the profit forecast was too low, saying that the money spent marketing the Switch was eating into profits. The Switch looks like a tablet computer with Joy-Con controllers that attach to its sides, and can be played both on televisions and as a standalone device. ...
Just Eat delivers £10m The X Factor sponsorship deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 09:18:01 AM
....Just Eat has struck a £10m-a-year deal to be the new sponsor of The X Factor and intends to launch a nationwide “Chef Factor” hunt for takeaway cooks to star in its branded clips. Just Eat’s multiyear deal, one of the largest for a weekly show on British television, includes sponsorship of The X Factor TV show, app and the annual live tour. ...
Samsung sees best quarterly profits in three years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 02:59:19 AM
. Demand for memory chips and flat screens for televisions and phones has given Samsung Electronics its best quarterly profits in three years, . ...
TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:01:32 PM
. According to 28-year-old Linnea Rinas, the reason she's so keen to holiday in the UK is the long-running television crime drama, Midsomer Murders. ...
Hard tackling image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:25:54 AM
....A sport that generates millions in income for clubs and players has increasingly come into the spotlight, particularly in a time of belt-tightening in many other parts of society. The sport generates and churns huge financial sums in transfer fees, sponsorship, television rights, image rights, and other areas where collecting tax may be a concern for HMRC. ...
US discriminating against Chinese firms, says TCL boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:42:08 AM
....". Mr Li is an engineer who founded the TCL Corporation, which sells mobile phones, air conditioners and television sets all over the world. ...
Bake Off auction seeks to whip up sponsorship bidding frenzy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 03:15:30 PM
....If a bidding war were to ensue it could eclipse the record near-£10m a year that TalkTalk paid to sponsor The X Factor. A deal of £8m-plus – which would also cover sponsorship of spin-offs such as Bake Off Extra Slice, celebrity and Christmas specials and new Paul Hollywood show A Baker’s Life – would make it one of the most expensive broadcast sponsorship deals on British television. ...
Sky announces HBO co-production deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:23:20 AM
Fox forcing out Bill O’Reilly could appease critics of the Sky deal | Graham Ruddick image
....”. O’Reilly had been an anchor on Fox News since 1996 and was the most-watched host on cable television in the US. ...
Premier League revenues soar but clubs still make a loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:05:23 PM
....He said an example of these one-off items was Chelsea making a big financial provision against the early cancellation of their kit supply deal with Adidas. Overall league revenues are set to be even higher in this season, thanks to the effects of the new television deal with Sky and BT, which kicked off last August and is worth a record £5. ...
Fox dumps star presenter Bill O'Reilly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 07:28:15 PM
.... . If Mr Ailes, who built the conservative television empire, could be laid low by his tawdry behaviour, no one was untouchable - even Mr O'Reilly. ...
Fox News 'to drop host Bill O'Reilly' after harassment cases image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:25:30 PM
.... . If Mr Ailes, who built the conservative television empire, could be laid low by his tawdry behaviour, no one was untouchable - even Mr O'Reilly. ...
United CEO: nobody will be fired after man was violently dragged from plane image
....Company executives said it was too soon to know if the incident was hurting ticket sales. United has been pummeled on social media – #BoycottUnited – and late-night television. ...
The Crusader: It PAYS to do your homework with customer service and helpline numbers image
....29 on her BT phone bill. It was clocked up during a few calls Edith made to her television company Sky to upgrade her package. ...
Netflix looks beyond US as competition mounts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 01:51:31 PM
....Netflix has come a long way since it started as a mail-order DVD rental service. It has largely been responsible for dragging television into the online world and its dozens of original productions such as House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black have helped it win a huge global audience. ...
Walking dead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 08:34:11 AM
.... . Toshiba launched the world's first mass-market laptop in 1985 and became known for its consumer electronics products such as televisions, although it is worth stating those units are no longer at the heart of its business and some are loss-making. ...
Rise of the intern minority harms job hopes for the majority image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 07:11:58 PM
....These sectors also have a high concentration of internships. Film and television accounts for 8% of the jobs market in the creative industry but a sizable 16% of the internships on offer. ...
White van nation: meet the drivers behind the on-demand economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
.... Not long ago, Wilkes says, he undertook an all-nighter to France, transporting a tray of ready meals from a supermarket in London to a film studio in Paris. In Paris, the food was dressed up and filmed for use in a television ad that’s currently airing on British TV. ...
Google Home devices stop responding to Burger King's TV ad prompt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:27:37 PM
.... Being able to distinguish between two or more voices in the home is useful for tailoring the services to personal preferences, but could also help prevent this type of device hijacking. This is not the first time that television broadcasts have triggered voice devices at home. ...
Apple takes Swatch to court over 'Tick Different' ads image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:59:56 PM
....Apple used Think Different in its adverts from 1997 to 2002, in what was thought to be a response to IBM's Think ad campaign. A 1998 television advert, featuring black-and-white images of historical figures such as Einstein and Gandhi, won an Emmy. ...
United Airlines boss Oscar Munoz will not resign image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:19:37 PM
....The footage provoked international outrage and the Dao family issued a statement on Tuesday evening expressing gratitude for the "outpouring of support". "This can never, will never happen again on a United Airlines flight," said Mr Munoz in Wednesday morning's television interview. ...
Imax reveals European cinema expansion plan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 02:38:08 PM
....To help distinguish itself, Imax recently announced plans to start screening original content unavailable elsewhere. The first "exclusive" is a deal to show the first two episodes of a forthcoming Marvel TV show - The Inhumans - in September, several weeks before they come to television. ...
Judges reject US banker's claim to be a genius in divorce case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 01:07:22 PM
.... Being in the right place at the right time or benefiting from a period of boom is not enough,” Holman said. “It may one day fall for consideration whether a very highly paid footballer, who is very good at his job but may be no more skilful than past greats, such as Stanley Matthews or Bobby Charlton, makes a special contribution or is merely the lucky beneficiary of the colossal payments now made possible by the sale of television rights. ...
It's that time of year to spring clean your finances with the help of our expert tips image
....Britons spent on average £18. 62 a month on unused subscriptions such as gym membership, television and music streaming and hobby memberships, says TopCashBack, so cancel any you no longer use. ...
Trump's trade tactics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:33:23 PM
.... . In 2016 alone, the US imported $480bn (£385bn) of goods and services from China - mostly consumer items like clothing, shoes, televisions, smartphones, laptops and tablets. ...
High cost credit products must be tackled, say Lords image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 12:08:14 AM
....It calls for similar restrictions to be applied to other forms of high cost credit, charges for unarranged overdrafts and "rent to own" products. These are products that allow customers to buy items, such as televisions or mobile phones, through rental deals which can cost as much as four or five times the normal price tag. ...
Viagogo: who runs it and who owns it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:03:57 PM
....His right-hand man in the UK is Ed Parkinson. Far less is known about Parkinson, but he did make a series of television appearances in 2011 and 2012. ...
UK film industry 'needs government support' after Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:29:58 AM
.... "There's a concern about how that will impact films," he said. Changing viewing habits were also hitting production companies, as more on-demand television services show a greater number of films, he said. ...
New broom image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
.... Remaining there, however, is the biggest challenge. Small squads that don't win races and that don't get much television airtime often struggle to raise the sponsorship they need. ...
S Korea complains to WTO about China over Thaad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:12:27 AM
...."Some estimates suggest that Beijing's travel ban could reduce the number of Chinese visitors to South Korea by up to 70%, resulting in billions of dollars in lost tourism-related revenue," Scott Seaman, director of Asia at the Eurasia Group, said. China froze the sale and distribution of some South Korean television dramas, music and products starting last October. ...
Philip Green's lavish party for his 65th ends exile from social circuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:27:49 PM
....65 a week and other financial aid such as the winter fuel allowance. Several years ago, the Tory MP Iain Duncan Smith encouraged the better-off elderly to pay back taxpayer-funded extras such as fuel payments and free bus passes and television licences. ...
TV company behind Question Time could sell for up to £300m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:54:39 PM
....In 2015, BT Sport extended its £35m-plus annual contract for Sunset + Vine to produce live coverage of Premier League and Champion’s League football and rugby union matches until 2018. The contract is considered to be the biggest live broadcasting contract in British television. ...
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham to stand down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:30:33 PM
....Potential external candidates could include Anne Bulford, Channel 4’s former chief operating officer, who left in 2013 to join the BBC, where she holds the role of deputy director general. Kevin Lygo, ITV’s head of television, who left his role as Channel 4’s director of television and content in 2010 after missing out on the top role to Abraham, may also be in the running. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
.... In 1947, there were just three items listed under electrical appliances - vacuum cleaners, irons and radio sets. Black and white televisions were included in 1950, and fridges in the 1960s. ...
Cyber security: Experts warn on rise of hacker ransoms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:05:46 AM
. Smartphones, watches, televisions and fitness trackers could be used to hold people to ransom over personal data, cyber security experts have warned. ...
Wanda's deal for Golden Globe firm collapses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 02:28:41 PM
.... The studio also has a tie-up with Sony Pictures. The Dick Clark Productions deal would have marked the group's entry into television production. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
. Of course you can live a decent life without broadband, just as you can live well with a cesspit, instead of mains drainage, and a petrol generator to supply your electricity for when you want to watch television. ...
Does BT's Openreach deal mean faster broadband or higher prices? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:21:25 PM
.... BT itself managed three price rises in the space of just 18 months. The suspicion is that consumers are subsidising fatcat Premier League wages as the telecom companies seek to recoup the massive outlay they have paid to acquire television rights – with this week’s £1. ...
Hammond went where Osborne feared to tread with tax on self-employed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 04:41:03 PM
....Except now the Treasury has instead pointed to the “tax lock” legislation enacted after the Tories were returned to power, which only specified that Class 1 NICs would be held at the same level. However, that qualification was not in the manifesto, and repeating it on the breakfast television sofa just made the chancellor sound weaselly. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
....Studying a degree in Seoul before completing a doctorate at Harvard Business School, he has been groomed to take over the firm. He became a Samsung president in 2009 and in 2013 was made vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the division which makes gadgets from smartphones and televisions to cameras and hard drives. ...
Premier League gets Kodi piracy court order image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:51:30 PM
....The developers behind Kodi say their software does not contain any content of its own and is designed to play legally owned media or content "freely available" on the internet. However, the software can be modified with third-party add-ons that provide access to pirated copies of films and TV series, or provide free access to subscription television channels. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
....". Samsung - whose F8000 series of televisions was reportedly compromised via a USB connection-based hack co-developed with the UK's MI5 agency - was briefer. ...
Switch sales 'close to Nintendo records' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 06:39:41 AM
.... . The Switch can be seated in a dock to play games on a television, or used as a stand-alone portable device. ...
Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton image
.... Once upon a time, advertising was like carpet bombing. You paid a lot of money to put ads in newspapers and magazines or on television and billboards, but it was all hit and miss: you could never be sure what worked. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
.... It seems to me that this hot food-delivered concept has long been with us, though before it was called (erm) “getting a takeaway”. Or, after annoying people had been watching too much American television, “take-out”. ...

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