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  • Mega-mergers are popular again on Wall Street Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:47 AM ET

    Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.

  • BSkyB to own 87 percent of Sky Deutschland Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 6- British pay-TV group BSkyB is to own a bigger-than-expected 87 percent of Sky Deutschland once its takeover closes, increasing its leverage but also its future earning power from European expansion. Britain's dominant pay-TV provider agreed in June to pay $9 billion for Rupert Murdoch's 57- percent stake in Sky Deutschland and all of Sky Italia...

  • Nov 5- Time Warner Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by higher subscription fees for channels offered by its Turner Broadcasting and Home Box Office businesses. Revenue from its Home Box Office unit, which runs the successful crime show "True Detective," rose 10 percent and accounted for about 21 percent of Time Warner's...

  • Nov 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by growth in cable network and film studio businesses. The company reported revenue of $7.89 million, which beat analysts' average estimate of $6.25 billion, largely driven by the box-office success "...

  • Twenty-First Century Fox revenue up 11.7 pct Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    Nov 4- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported an 11.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its cable network and film studio businesses. Net income attributable to shareholders fell to $1.04 billion, or 47 cents per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $1.26 billion, or 54 cents per share, in...

  • College dropouts who made millions Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    Sophia Amoruso, CEO of Nasty Gal.

    A look at CNBC's NEXT List visionaries who willingly abandoned their educational careers and catapulted to phenomenal success.

  • Meet Alibaba's freshly minted billionaires Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:50 AM ET
    Alibaba Group's founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, waves as he arrives for a meeting at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong.

    Alibaba's IPO will unleash a flood of wealth for Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, but unlike some other tech IPOs, the big money isn't being spread around the company.

  • Vanity Fair's new establishment   Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET
    Vanity Fair's new establishment

    Vanity Fair's Betsy Kenny Lack provides insight to some of the greatest comeback stories in business.

  • Rupert Murdoch rips Google   Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch rips Google

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on Rupert Murdoch's rant on Twitter about piracy and hypocrisy at Google. Murdoch claimed privacy at Google was worse than the NSA.

  • NYT's Stewart: Diversity of content coming back   Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    NYT's Stewart: Diversity of content coming back

    From 21st Century Fox giving up on Time Warner to Sprint's failed bid for T-Mobile, James Stewart of The New York Times, discusses how the failed bids were victories for consumers and Washington regulators.

  • Squawking One Direction, Danica, and Super Mario Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:36 AM ET
    One Direction

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • 21st Century Fox shares soar   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:07 AM ET
    21st Century Fox shares soar

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports how the market is responding to 21st Century Fox's earnings beat.

  • 21st Century Fox really executes: Cramer   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:09 AM ET
    21st Century Fox really executes: Cramer

    21st Century Fox beat the Street's estimates, and CNBC's Jim Cramer says the conference call was really well done.

  • Gabelli sees Fox, Time Warner nearly doubling Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    Mario Gabelli

    While “neutral” on the potential deal, Mario Gabelli did say on “Squawk Box” that he expects to continue to benefit from owning both stocks.

  • Content triggers urge to merge in media space   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    Content triggers urge to merge in media space

    Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, and Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, discuss Rupert Murdoch's next move after withdrawing its bid for Time Warner, and weigh in on mergers and acquisitions in the media space.

  • Gabelli on tax inversions   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:15 AM ET
    Gabelli on tax inversions

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, weighs in on the tax inversion debate.

  • Gabelli 'neutral' on Fox/Time Warner deal   Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Gabelli 'neutral' on Fox/Time Warner deal

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, provides his take on Rupert Murdoch withdrawing his $80 billion offer for Time Warner.

  • Time Warner mulls massive build out for HBOGo Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    HBO Go streaming service.

    Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.

  • Time Warner shares slide despite earnings beat Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    Time Warner beat quarterly profit estimates, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling more than 10 percent.

  • Double no deal   Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Double no deal

    The "Squawk Alley" team, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, weigh in on Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner and Sprint's move to abandon its bid for T-Mobile.