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Tracking the week’s ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP: Steve Jobs
Apple stock hits an all-time high as the company exceeds the value of the seven biggest entertainment conglomerates — News Corp., Sony, Comcast, Time Warner, CBS, Viacom and Disney — combined.
DOWN: Ron Howard
Universal kills the his planned adaptation of Steven King’s The Dark Tower over cost concerns. That Howard’s The Dilemma flopped for the studio in January probably didn’t help.
UP: Joel Surnow
The Kennedys producer has the last laugh with 10 Emmy noms — more than History network, which dumped the miniseries.
DOWN/UP: Wendi Murdoch
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, the first movie produced by Rupert’s wife, disappoints in its U.S. bow. But she threw a mean punch at that guy who came at her husband.
UP: Google (GOOG)
Search giant posts record quarterly revenue of $9 billion as Google+, its answer to Facebook, gains momentum.
DOWN: RealD (RLD)
The 3D tech company must be wondering: If the record-setting new Harry Potter can’t do gangbusters in 3D, what movie can?
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