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Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAB)(NYSE: VNV), short for "Video & Audio Communications".

 

The new Viacom (legal successor to the former Gulf+Western/Paramount Communications) is considered to be the "high-growth" side of the much larger former Viacom. The former Viacom was renamed CBS Corporation, from which this firm was split off on December 31, 2005. CBS, not Viacom, retains control of the over-the-air broadcasting, TV production, and publishing assets formerly owned by the larger company. However, National Amusements remains the common majority shareholder of both firms. Read More

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A man rests in a mud pit near the main stage at the Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra, close to the Polish-German border
BuzzFeed Gets $50 Million Investment to Become ‘Preeminent Media Company’

By IBTimes AU

Entertainment website BuzzFeed got $50 million more for its future plan to become one of the major media companies. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, SOCIAL NETWORKS, FACEBOOK, INVESTMENT, LOS ANGELES

Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Benefit celebrating the opening of "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in Upper Manhattan
Taylor Swift Jealous of Fellow Country Singer Kacey Musgraves' Success, Newcomer Closer to Katy Perry

By IBTimes AU

A report claims Taylor Swift hates Kacey Musgraves. (May 30)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, LOS ANGELES, BILLBOARD

Jan Koum
Mobile World Congress 2014 Keynote Speakers: Mark Zuckerberg, Virginia M. Rometty, Jan Koum and More

By IBTimes IN

The much-hyped Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014) is not just about the announcement of products by technology leaders. The event also features special keynote presentations by some of world's most renowned visionaries. (Feb 24)

MORE TOPICS: IBM, CITIGROUP, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK, RETAIL

IIFA Awards
IIFA Awards 2014 Nominations: Deepika Padukone and ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ Lead; Complete List of Nominees

By IBTimes IN

The nomination list for the 15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA Awards) was announced on Thursday. (Feb 21)

MORE TOPICS: FLORIDA

From Akshay Kumar's 'Holiday' to Salman Khan's 'Kick': Upcoming Bollywood Remakes of South Films

By IBTimes IN

From Akshay Kumar's "Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty" to Salman Khan's "Kick", check out the list of south films getting remade in Bollywood. (Feb 08)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, BOLLYWOOD

Music Launch of Film 'Queen'
Music of Kangana Ranaut's 'Queen' Launched at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

Music of the much awaited film "Queen" starring Kangana Ranaut, was launched at the prestigious Kala Ghoda Arts Festival on 2 February. (Feb 03)

Abhay Deol and Preeti Desai at 'One By Two' Special screening
Abhay Deol-Preeti Desai Starrer 'One By Two' Special Screening Held [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

A special screening of Abhay Deol's upcoming film "One By Two" was held in Mumbai on Wednesday. The screening event was attended by Abhay's family and several other celebrities. (Jan 30)

MORE TOPICS: CRICKET

Abhay Deol and Preeti Desai at Radio Mirchi.
Abhay Deol, Preeti Desai Promote 'One By Two' on Radio Mirchi [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

"One By Two" Movie Updates: Abhay Deol and Preeti Desai recently visited Radio Mirchi station to promote their upcoming film "One By Two" in Mumbai on Monday. (Jan 28)

9th Renault Star Guild Awards
9th Renault Star Guild Awards 2014 [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

The 9th Renault Star Guild Awards, presented by Renault and Star TV, took place on 16 January at the National Sports Club of India stadium, Mumbai... (Jan 17)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, BOLLYWOOD

Sunil Grover Dumps ‘Gutthi’ for ‘Kunwari’?

By IBTimes IN

Comedian Sunil Grover is all set to emulate a new character, leaving behind the popular and much loved "Gutthi". (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA