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  • Stocks to Watch: July 11, 2016

    CBS, Wal-Mart and Boeing are making headlines this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • Game of Thrones may get delayed next season

    The HBO series could air later than April while waiting to shoot in grimmer weather.

  • But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to expand their networks, which could prompt the FCC to hold another round of auctions. The FCC disclosed the price in a statement after completing the first part of an auction to repurpose low-frequency wireless spectrum relinquished by television...

  • But analysts said wireless providers may not be willing to pay the staggering amount for the airwaves to expand their networks, which could prompt the FCC to hold another round of auction. The FCC disclosed the price in a statement as it completed the first part of an auction to repurpose low-frequency wireless spectrum relinquished by television...

  • FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a newspaper and a broadcast TV or radio station in the same market, as well as other individual market limits on radio and TV stations with "slight modification," according to the summary of a proposal to fellow commissioners seen by Reuters.

  • Some members of Congress say such agreements help smaller local TV broadcasters reduce operating costs by merging different stations' advertising sales departments. Congress had ordered the commission in 1996 to review the rules every four years but it last completed a review in 2006. The FCC still has not completed the 2010 or 2014 reviews.

  • The fight for ad dollars

    The TV upfronts are wrapping up, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the highlights from this year's gatherings.

  • Social media users bash weather anchor for dress

    The meteorologist was handed a sweater by a co-host to cover up her black sparkly dress while on air.

  • Sports fans ready to pay for convenience

    Respondents who watch sports say they would pay more for online streaming, according to a new survey.

  • Majority of Americans want to ban TV drug ads

    More than half of respondents say they would support removing prescription drug advertisements from TV.

  • May 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reported quarterly earnings in line with Wall Street expectations as the company's cable channels brought in higher affiliate fees and ad revenue while its movie studio turned out blockbuster film "Deadpool." Excluding items, the company earned 47 cents per share, in line with projections from analysts polled by Thomson...

  • May 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, owner of cable channels including Fox News as well as the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio, reported a better-than-expected 5.7 percent rise in quarterly adjusted revenue as ad sales and affiliate fees rose. Total day and primetime ratings for Fox News topped all U.S. basic cable channels from January through March, the...

  • May 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, owner of cable channels including Fox News as well as the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio, reported a 5.7 percent rise in quarterly adjusted revenue as advertising sales and affiliate fees rose. Revenue excluding the sale of Fox's direct broadcast satellite TV businesses rose to $7.23 billion from $6.84 billion in the...

  • GANNETT

    Gannett offers to acquire Tribune for about $815 million in cash, including debt

  • Apple facing regulatory pushes in China

    Chinese authorities shut down Apple iBooks Store and iTunes Movies last week.

  • ESPN strikes out Curt Schilling

    The former pitcher and analyst sparked controversy by sharing an anti-transgender meme on Facebook.

  • NBA dunks new multiyear deal in Africa

    The league teams up with Econet Media aims to to show live games and other NBA programs in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Amazon offering viewers a Netlfix alternative

    The tech giant's new video streaming service will be available to customers for $8.99 a month.

  • Game of Thrones could end sooner than expected

    The showrunners behind the series says the final two seasons may be shorter than the previous ones.

  • Obama wants to lower your cable bill

    President Obama pushes to open up the market for rented set-top boxes.