Lego A/S, the toymaker featured in a film that’s led U.S. ticket sales for three weekends, said full- year revenue advanced 10 percent with growth in all major markets, outpacing competitors including Mattel Inc.
Billionaire retired investor Tom Steyer has pledged to spend at least $50 million of his fortune making climate change an election issue this year and is trying to entice other wealthy donors to put up another $50 million.
London isn’t usually the place to look for clues about rising tensions between China and Japan. But a surreal diplomatic tit-for-tat there speaks volumes about the fast-deteriorating situation in northeast Asia.
This week’s dumb question was put to J. Bradford DeLong, who is professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a blogger, and a former Clinton administration Treasury official.
Walt Disney Co. and other movie and TV studios have asked a federal court to dismiss their copyright-infringement case against the file-sharing website Lime Wire LLC and its founder, Mark Gorton, according to a Nov. 7 court filing.
Warner Bros., releasing its seventh “ Harry Potter ” movie tonight, faces a task even a wizard would find daunting: replacing a series that will have rung up $7.5 billion in ticket sales by the time it ends next summer.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” may collect as much as $400 million in U.S. ticket sales, positioning Warner Bros. to come from behind and take the 2011 box office crown from current leader Paramount Pictures.