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Viacom details its plan to split

NEW YORK - Shareholders of Viacom Inc. will get a half-share of the new Viacom and a half-share of CBS Corp. for each share they currently hold when the media...

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...FRANCISCO --- A federal judge in New York sided with Google Inc. in a $1 billion copyright lawsuit filed by media company Viacom Inc. over YouTube videos, saying the service promptly removed illegal materials as required under law.Wednesday's ruling...

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Seagram buying Viacom's half of USA Networks for $1.7 billion

NEW YORK (AP) - Seagram Co. is buying Viacom Inc.'s half of USA Networks for $1.7 billion, ending a dispute that dragged on for nearly 11/2 years, the companies said...

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...in profit NEW YORK - CBS Corp. reported lower net earnings Thursday from a year ago, when it was still combined with Viacom Inc., but operating earnings rose. The company also announced a share buyback of up to $1.5 billion. Investors have...

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Spielberg forced to dip into bank account

...forced to dig into his bank account to fund moviemaking because of delayed financing. On Thursday, Spielberg had to pay Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures $13.3 million, or half a $26.5 million price tag, to buy the rights to 17 movie projects...

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Court papers explore Viacom-YouTube battle

...online video leader.That bit of intrigue was among the confidential information that had been kept under wraps since Viacom Inc. sued YouTube for alleged copyright infringement of The Colbert Report, The Daily Show and other shows in a federal...

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...didn't address a report that he was looking to sell his stake in the Sundance channel cable network to his partners, Viacom Inc. and NBC Universal. "I can't deny or confirm that," Sundance Channel spokeswoman Sarah Eaton told The Associated...

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Steelworkers join protest against 'The Real Beverly Hillbillies'

...live their lives with dignity and pride," the United Steelworkers' president, Leo W. Gerard, wrote to CBS parent Viacom Inc. The United Mine Workers of America, people from across the Appalachian region and 43 members of the U.S. House...

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'Call of Duty' game maker shoots down 'Guitar Hero'

...the Call of Duty series, is ending the Guitar Hero franchise after a run of more than five years. The move follows Viacom Inc.'s decision in November to sell its money-losing unit behind the Rock Band video games.Harmonix was sold to an...

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MTV and Microsoft to develop online music service

...Microsoft will build the technology behind URGE, which Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks will own and operate. MTV Networks...On the Net: Urge site: http://www.urge.com Viacom Inc.: http://www.viacom.com/ Microsoft Corp...

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