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April 28, 2014
Comcast Wants Time Warner So Bad It Is Giving Up 3M Customers
Comcast announced three separate transactions with Charter Communications that would result in the divestment of subscribers to the smaller company.
April 14, 2014
FCC Chair Tells Broadcasters to Go From ‘Disrupted to the Disruptors’
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler is trying to get broadcasters online and on his side regarding net neutrality.
March 25, 2014
Net Neutrality Could Derail Apple-Comcast Deal
A rumored deal between Apple and Comcast for an Apple-sponsored TV streaming service could come under scrutiny from regulators, The Wall Street Journal reports.
March 14, 2014
Liberty Media Is Giving Up on Sirius, For Now
Liberty Media has announced a new stock structure and dropped its offer to purchase Sirius XM.
February 21, 2014
DirecTV Says Comcast Merger Must Be ‘Appropriately Scrutinized’
DirecTV CEO Mike White has said that the upcoming merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable needs to be closely observed by regulators.
February 13, 2014
Another One Bites the Dust: Comcast Buys Time Warner, Extends Cable Domination
Comcast has purchased Time Warner Cable in an all-stock deal valued at $45.2 billion.
February 07, 2014
News Corp Has One Eye on Costs, Another on Hacking Lawsuits
The media conglomerate’s U.K branch has been forced to settle hundreds of lawsuits over the past three years thanks to a 2011 phone hacking scandal.
January 27, 2014
Sony Nosedives After Moody’s Downgrade
Sony stock is falling on Monday after a downgrade from Moody's.
January 25, 2014
Netflix’s Gain Is Carl Icahn’s Loss
Netflix’s turn to original content has pleased investors, except for Carl Icahn, who lost a bet thanks to the company’s stock gains.
January 23, 2014
Netflix to Take It Slow and Steady With New Tiered Pricing
Netflix said it's moving forward with plans for three-tier pricing based on the number of screens a subscriber would like to stream on at the same time.
January 21, 2014
Intel Finally Gives Up on TV, Sells Set-top Box to Verizon
Intel has finally sold its failed TV set-top box plans to Verizon, the companies announced Tuesday.
January 14, 2014
The Weather Channel Ditches DirecTV
DirecTV has stopped carrying the Weather Channel after the weather forecast network refused to reduce its retransmission fees.
January 14, 2014
Need More Reason to Dump Cable for Netflix?
Top cable companies are charging a hidden "downgrade fee" for switching to a less expensive package.
January 13, 2014
NBC Wants a Younger, Mobile News Audience Now
NBCUniversal News Group announced that it's taken a minority stake in NowThis News, a site with a strong presence in mobile and social media.
January 11, 2014
Is Instagram the Best Place for Pop Stars to Promote Their Music?
Rihanna and Shakira debuted the new artwork for their collaboration, "Can't Remember to Forget You," on Instagram on Thursday.
January 10, 2014
Supreme Court to Weigh In on Aereo Controversy
Broadcasters trying to win a fight against the controversial TV streaming service Aereo have won an appeal, which will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
January 10, 2014
DreamWorks and YouTube Teaming Up on New Show
DreamWorks is expanding its partnership with YouTube in line with efforts to rely less on feature films and boost television revenue.
January 06, 2014
Fox: AOL Tried to Buy Business Insider
According to a source who spoke to Fox News, AOL was in talks to buy the news source Business Insider at the tail end of 2013.
December 31, 2013
Did Watching Netflix Just Get Cheaper?
Netflix has initiated a new plan to solve one of the online streaming service's biggest issues: people who share their Netflix accounts and passwords.
December 31, 2013
Netflix CEO Gets Well-Deserved Raise in 2014
Netflix is giving CEO Reed Hastings a 50 percent pay raise in 2014, according to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
December 27, 2013
Time Warner Keeps Hobbit Cable Debut in the Family
Time Warner's TNT cable network has landed the rights to the next film in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy.
December 17, 2013
Comcast Considers Options for Time Warner Takeover
Comcast is reportedly considering three different options for a takeover of Time Warner Cable.
December 16, 2013
Yahoo Is Added to NBC’s Olympic Team
Yahoo has announced a partnership with NBCUniversal for rights to create digital content covering the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
December 04, 2013
Where Will Netflix Go Next?
Netflix executives met with French officials on Tuesday to talk logistics about Netflix launching in the third-largest market in Europe.
November 25, 2013
Will Malone Help Charter Steal Time Warner Cable From Comcast?
Can famed cable investor John Malone help Charter Communications steal Time Warner Cable away from Comcast?
November 19, 2013
Time Warner & Discovery: Still Playing Nice in the Sandbox
Time Warner Cable and Discovery Communications have said they reached an early renewal of their distribution agreement.
November 18, 2013
Here Is How Netflix Is Changing TV
The penchant for binge-watching TV has resulted in a change in how television networks and Netflix do business -- and make TV.
November 16, 2013
This Is Comcast’s Bet to Beat Cord-Cutters and Slumping DVD Sales
Comcast will reportedly soon begin selling movies to download and stream through its cable set-top boxes and website.
November 14, 2013
Viacom Can Thank ‘World War Z’ for Its Strong Fourth Quarter
Viacom reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Thursday that beat analyst expectations.
November 12, 2013
Can Hulu Team Up with TV Providers to Outplay Netflix?
Hulu is looking to expand, and its executives have been in preliminary discussions with a number of TV providers with that goal in mind.