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  • It's an exciting time: iHeartMedia CEO   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    It's an exciting time: iHeartMedia CEO

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla sits down with Bob Pittman, iHeartMedia CEO, at Goldman Sachs Tech conference to discuss the radio media industry, advertising, and valuations.

  • BERLIN, Feb 16- Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said in a radio interview on Monday that he was not very optimistic that Greece and its euro zone partners would reach a debt agreement at a meeting in Brussels later in the day. Schaeuble said Germany did not want Greece ot leave the euro zone, but that the new government in Athens had to fulfill the core...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 11- An accident at an offshore oil platform in an oilfield belonging to state-run oil company Petrobras has injured several people, local radio station CBN reported on Wednesday. The offshore floating oil production ship is called Cidade Sao Mateus and is located off the coast of Brazil near Vitoria, the capital of Espirito Santo state,...

  • ZURICH, Feb 7- The chairman of the Swiss National Bank told Swiss radio the SNB is prepared to intervene in foreign exchange markets but declined to say whether or not it has done so since ending its currency cap against the euro last month. "We are observing the exchange rate situation as a whole," Thomas Jordan told Swiss radio station SRF in an interview broadcast...

  • ZURICH, Feb 7- The chairman of the Swiss National Bank told Swiss radio the SNB is prepared to intervene in foreign exchange markets but declined to say whether or not it has done so since ending its currency cap against the euro last month. "We are observing the exchange rate situation as a whole," Thomas Jordan told Swiss radio station SRF in an interview broadcast...

  • Among the nominees for this year's top awards- song, record and album of the year- only British soul singer Sam Smith and R&B artist Pharrell Williams had a hit that placed among the top 10 radio songs in total plays in 2014, according to Nielsen Music. Such is the promise of streaming that Apple Inc bought headphone maker Beats for $3 billion last year, in part for its...

  • Among the nominees for this year's top awards- song, record and album of the year- only British soul singer Sam Smith and R&B artist Pharrell Williams had a hit that placed among the top 10 radio songs in total plays in 2014, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Such is the promise of streaming that Apple Inc bought headphone maker Beats for $3 billion last year, in part...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in India's capital sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. India is Uber's largest market outside the United States by the number of cities covered, and the country's radio taxi market is estimated...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- A passenger allegedly raped by an Uber driver in India's capital sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. India is Uber's largest market outside the United States by number of cities covered, and the country's radio taxi market is estimated to be worth $6...

  • *Uber applies for radio taxi license in New Delhi. NEW DELHI, Jan 23- Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India's capital after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government official said the company remains blacklisted. Uber's app showed taxis available for booking in New Delhi on Friday.

  • Karmazin: I would invest in this media merger Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin, former Sirius CEO

    Former CBS chief Mel Karmazin also says media companies must get bigger in order to deal with advertisers and distributors.

  • Jan 7- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings said it would beat its 2014 revenue forecast of $4.15 billion after net subscriber additions exceeded expectations. The company reported about 1.8 million net subscriber additions for the year, above its increased forecast of 1.5 million. Sirius also forecast revenue of about $4.4 billion in 2015 and net...

  • Advertisers showing confidence: iHeartMedia CEO Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:06 PM ET
    Robert Pittman

    The economy is looking stronger and advertisers are getting more confident in spending money, iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman said.

  • MONTEVIDEO, Dec 22- A media bill that prohibits foreign ownership and is designed to prevent Uruguayan radio and television stations from becoming concentrated among a few powerful commercial interests was approved by lawmakers on Monday. The bill was endorsed by 50 votes to 25 and will be enacted when the South American country's president-elect, Tabare...

  • The Federal Communications Commission's annual review of mobile industry competition found the two largest carriers, Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, together controlled around 70 percent of both the nationwide market share based on service revenues and the most-prized type of radio airwaves. The FCC did not draw conclusions on whether the...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 15- A small shop near Moscow is reviving memories of 1990 s runaway inflation by stating prices in an unofficial unit pegged to foreign currency to protect against a steep fall in the rouble, according to a radio station. Govorit Moskva radio station said the Art Real Company shop in Khimki suburb, which sells many imported ceramic tiles, has been...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 9- India's capital has decided to ban all internet-based taxi firms after a female passenger reported she was raped by a driver contracted to U.S. online cab company Uber, a government official said on Tuesday. The Delhi transport department issued a public notice in a national daily stating that only six registered radio taxi companies are...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 20- Three companies have presented bids for an upcoming tender to operate two public television networks, Mexico's telecoms regulator said on Thursday, as efforts to open up a sector dominated by broadcasting giant Televisa gather pace. The three companies are Centro de Informacion Nacional de Estudios Tepeyac, Cadena Tres I and Grupo Radio...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 20- Three companies have presented bids for an upcoming tender to operate two public television networks, Mexico's telecoms regulator said on Thursday. The three companies are Centro de Informacion Nacional de Estudios Tepeyac, Cadena Tres I and Grupo Radio Centro, the Federal Telecommunications Institute said in a statement.

  • Nov 6- Radio frequency chip supplier Skyworks Solutions Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue in the current quarter, helped by increased demand from smartphone makers, particularly Apple Inc.. Apple sold 10 million of its latest iPhones in the first weekend after the new, larger phone models went on sale in 10 countries on Sept. 19. Apple and Skyworks do...