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After thousands of film and television stunts in which he developed innovative techniques and technology, Hal Needham became Hollywood's highest-paid stuntman, commanding $25,000 a time. He also directed his own screenplay for the comedy-action film Smokey and the Bandit. It was one the highest-grossing films of 1977, beginning a franchise that saw two cinematic sequels and number of television movies.
Everybody is talking about the youth media company since Rupert bought a stake. Now, James is set to join the board
The two-year-old photo sharing app has experienced explosive growth amongst younger users but has yet to make any revenue at all
Conservative member for Stratford on Avon says he will pay back some of the money after 'mistake' led him to claim more for second-home energy bills than any other MP
But can it help diminish the annoyance of those Kevin Bacon adverts?
Facebook paid no corporation tax in Britain last year despite generating an estimated £223 million in revenues, The Independent's sister paper the Evening Standard has revealed.
'Francis Maude has disrupted a perfectly good system and replaced it with one which is bureaucratic and costly' says IPA head
Consumer products firm JML is to launch a new round-the-clock shopping station in partnership with ITV
Retailer Target is forced to defend its use of the British TV presenter in bra fitting promotion
Plaintiffs complaining that their likeness had been used in adverts without their permission received $15 each
New rankings vindicate CEO Marissa Mayer's changes to the ailing brand
Ah, Maria Sharapova. Lots to talk about here: tennis, grunting, modelling contracts…
Ad sales over £1bn in quarter for first time as overall revenues up more than 53%
This week saw the launch of new magazine, Intern, funded by almost £5,000 of Kickstarter donations.
Latest example of 'native ads' jump straight into your inbox
If you ever saw Hulk Hogan beat “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, you’ll know that pro wrestling is nothing if not predictable. But even fans who keep a ringside eye on their muscle-bound heroes would struggle to forecast the outcomes of 38 straight WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) bouts in a row.