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A Better Apple TV, Facebook’s Virtual Reality, ‘Divergent’ Defies the Critics, and Fox Doubles Down on Marvel Superheroes

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Apple (AAPL -1.23%) talks with Comcast (CMCSA 1.34%) about crafting a special set-top box for the network, as Facebook (META -1.54%) surfaces memories of dot-com excess with its $2 billion purchase of Oculus. Will either move benefit shareholders? And what about Divergent? Will critical reviews doom Lions Gate's (NYSE: LGF) franchise-in-the-making as Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA) coaxes Marvel superheroes fans with a fresh trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past? Ellen Bowman, Nathan Alderman, and Tim Beyers have these stories and more in this week's episode of 1-Up on Wall Street!

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