Expect big acts for the media and entertainment industry next year: big deals, bigger convergence, biggest mobile universe. Julia Boorstin shares her insights.» Read More
CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves fired back at Time Warner Cable, pulling out harsh language to reject the cable company's latest overture in their dispute over broadcasting fees.
Bezos will buy The Washington Post Co.'s newspaper publishing business for $250 million as an individual, not through Amazon.
CBS called Time Warner Cable's proposed deal to put the Tiffany network back on the air "a sham," and the blackout continues in key major markets.
Cablevision Systems Chief Executive James Dolan said "there could come a day" when his company ceases to offer TV service and makes broadband its primary offering.
Newsweek is being sold to IBT Media, an online news company, less than a year after it ended publication of its weekly print magazine and went all digital.
In an unusual show of solidarity between rivals, satellite TV provider DirecTV issued a statement applauding Time Warner Cable's decision to drop CBS programming.
Time Warner Cable has dropped CBS in New York, LA, Dallas and several other markets after a deadline expired. "We deeply regret this ill-advised action ..." CBS said.
Consolidation chatter in the cable industry has stocks on the move. Charter shares were up more than 4 percent on a report there are "discussions" between Charter and Cox.
Most of its revenue is from the cable networks, where ad revenue is expected to rise year over year, as well as from the prior quarter.
Time Warner Cable reported revenue below analysts' estimates as it added less than half the number of subscribers for high-speed data services that analysts had expected.
The move to embedded posts is designed to shift toward the kind of public conversation that has made Twitter so popular, and to make Facebook more relevant.
The increasing value of CBS' content is precisely why CEO Les Moonves is standing firm in his negotiations to be paid more for his channels for subscribers in New York, Los Angeles and Houston.
Filmmaker Spike Lee speaks to CNBC's Squawk on the Street about his Kickstarter campaign.
James Franco is the latest filmmaker to jump into the crowdfunding game, following Zach Braff. Spike Lee is also going this route in lieu of conventional funding.
The timing of the decision by Comcast to buyout the rest of NBCUniversal "looks great," Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC.
Time Warner Cable reversed its decision to take CBS network off the air, after initially announcing a blackout when the two sides failed to reach an agreement on fees.
Never ignore a stock that's fallen out of favor. What's unloved today can be a sweetheart stock tomorrow.
Would you pay to use micro-blogging site Twitter? If yes, how much would you pay per month?
It's the last heavy week of earnings, with five Dow components and 135 of the S&P 500 companies expected to report next week. From the oil giants to content companies, what to watch.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said teen use of the social-networking site is holding steady and that, when you include Instagram, it's growing quickly.
Expect big acts for media and entertainment next year: big deals, bigger convergence, biggest mobile universe.
The deal Twitter struck with Starcom Media Group guarantees millions in advertising dollars in exchange for advertising spots for Starcom clients.
The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.