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Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic

Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to...

Too much TV? Enter HBO Max, the latest streaming wannabe

Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so.The phone company is investing billions...

Streaming films eligible for Oscars, but for 1 year only

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Oscars, but only for...

NBC’s Peacock launching in July with ‘handful’ of originals

NBCUniversal says its video-streaming service Peacock will launch nationally in July as planned, even though just a handful of its original series will be...

Apple holiday season tops projections as iPhone bounces back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the growing popularity of its...

Netflix holds its own in the streaming wars – for now

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix is holding its ground in the streaming wars, passing its first big test since Apple and Disney launched rival...

Ex-HBO head to make TV, movies for Apple’s streaming service

The former head of HBO, Richard Plepler, has signed an exclusive production deal with Apple to make TV shows and movies for the iPhone...

Disney CEO departs Apple’s board with video showdown looming

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple's board of directors as the two companies prepare to...

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at...

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at...