NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal, following a potentially younger viewing audience wherever it goes, has placed a $200 bet on the fast-growing BuzzFeed.The announcement from the division of cable giant Comcast Corp. on Tuesday comes not even a week after it made an identical investment in Vox Media, which runs the food blog Eater, SB Nation and Re/code.Traditional broadcasters have scrambled to pick up viewers, especially millennials, as habits are reshaped by new technology that allows people to watch what they want, when the want to watch it.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) announced it will perform a test-run of its electric motorcycles, starting this week. The new prototype is part of LiveWire, the company’s new project that aims at building electric version of its popular heavy bikes to lure younger customers and address environmental issues.
Bank of Nova Scotia, which made more than 20 foreign acquisitions in the past five years, will now focus on integrating the new businesses, said Dieter Jentsch, group head of international banking.
“Not that there won’t be acquisitions, but certainly our focus will predominantly be on organic growth,” Jentsch said in an interview in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where Scotiabank is holding its 181st annual meeting Tuesday.
Want to take your favorite Major League Baseball or National Hockey League team with you wherever you go? Twitter is hoping to make that a reality by live-streaming select games soon.
Variety reports that Twitter will start live-streaming games from the MLB and NHL to out-of-market viewers — whether they are logged in to the social network or not — once a week in the U.S. and some international markets.
By FXstreet:After consolidating losses between 1.2980 and 1.2995, the EUR/USD has finally broken previous lows to trade around 1.2960, at its minimums since December 11. Below the 1.3000 level, the pair has opened the door to bearish momentum, and the 1.2900 level is now vital to contain bears, or not.
Every weekend for a year, Carlo Cimetta drove three hours from Sarnia, Ont., to Toronto so his then-10-year-old son could play in the high-calibre Greater Toronto Hockey League. He later rented a home in Port Huron, Mich., so his son could play in Detroit’s renowned ‘Honeybaked’ AAA hockey organization, with its twice-daily hour-long commute.
He knows some people call him a ‘‘crazy hockey dad,’’ but he swears he wasn’t trying to create a National Hockey League superstar.
Services like Pandora and Spotify have been trying to win over two types of customers: younger people who don't buy music at all and older people who still like physical albums. But it's been difficult to lure customers willing to pay for music they won't own or that they can find for free online.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us