entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention.

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Live Nation Faces Consumer Antitrust Lawsuit, Day After DOJ Suit
Live Nation Faces Consumer Antitrust Lawsuit, Day After DOJ Suit
May 24, 2024  |  Legal

Live Nation and its Ticketmaster business are reportedly facing a consumer antitrust lawsuit that comes on the heels of a suit filed by the Justice Department. The consumer suit is...

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UK Relaxes ‘Land-Based Gambling’ Rules as Online Betting Grows
UK Relaxes ‘Land-Based Gambling’ Rules as Online Betting Grows
May 16, 2024  |  Regulation

The British government is loosening its rules for brick-and-mortar betting businesses as online gambling grows. The U.K.’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport issued a report Thursday (May...

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AI Turns Streaming Video Search Into Churn-Reducing Conversations
AI Turns Streaming Video Search Into Churn-Reducing Conversations
May 16, 2024  |  Streaming

Streaming platforms have transformed the content and digital entertainment landscape. Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and many others all offer subscribers access to...

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Roblox Rethinks Strategy as Shares Plummet, Young Audience Matures
Roblox Rethinks Strategy as Shares Plummet, Young Audience Matures
May 09, 2024  |  Earnings

The thing about shiny new things, is that they are often dulled by repeated play. Roblox, the virtual world gaming platform, is finding that out...

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Live Events Take Center Stage in Consumer Spending
Live Events Take Center Stage in Consumer Spending
May 07, 2024  |  Earnings

As consumers feel their budgets come under pressure, people continue to spring for live event tickets, Vivid Seats’ latest earnings results reveal, even as they cut back on...

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Dave & Buster’s Launches Arcade Betting as Wagers Gain Popularity
Dave & Buster’s Launches Arcade Betting as Wagers Gain Popularity
May 04, 2024  |  Retail

With the proliferation of betting apps bringing gambling into more parts of consumers’ lives, now even Skee-Ball is getting the Las Vegas treatment. Restaurant and...

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Report: Kroger and Disney Exploring Streaming Service Offering
Report: Kroger and Disney Exploring Streaming Service Offering
May 01, 2024  |  Partnerships

Kroger and Walt Disney Co. are reportedly exploring a partnership that would offer the Disney+ streaming service to subscribers of Kroger’s grocery delivery program. If a deal is struck, Kroger Boost subscribers...

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Peacock’s Price Hike Hints at Delicate Balancing Act for Streaming Platforms  
Peacock’s Price Hike Hints at Delicate Balancing Act for Streaming Platforms  
May 01, 2024  |  Streaming

Peacock, the streaming service owned by Comcast’s NBCUniversal, continues to demonstrate strong appeal, with management revealing during a Thursday (April 25) Q1 earnings call that it added 3...

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Advanced Tech Expands TV eCommerce Horizons
Advanced Tech Expands TV eCommerce Horizons
April 24, 2024  |  Technology

Gone are the days when watching TV was simply a passive pastime, a one-way street where viewers absorbed content without any direct interaction. In today’s...

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