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  • Avago Technologies quarterly revenue jumps 97 pct Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Aug 28- Chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd reported a 97 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its radio frequency chips used in smartphones.

  • *UK company has attractive niche in Internet of Things. LONDON, Aug 28- Britain's CSR has rebuffed an approach from Microchip Technology, saying its U.S. rival would have to pay more if it wants to bolster its role in the "Internet of Things" with the chipmaker's radio technology.

  • Aug 22- Japan's Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd said it would buy the part of U.S. radio frequency chipmaker Peregrine Semiconductor Corp it does not already own for $465 million in cash, as it looks to strengthen its RF business.

  • Pandora's 'music genome' approach     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Mike Herring, Pandora CFO, discusses Pandora Internet radio's music genome project and competition with Apple.

  • July 29- Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a stronger-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more paying subscribers, and the satellite radio service raised its full-year revenue forecast.

  • July 29- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a stronger-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more paying subscribers. However, the company's net income fell to $120 million, or 2 cents per share, in the three months to ended June 30, from $125.5 million, also 2 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • July 24- Shares of radio station operator Townsquare Media LLC fell as much as 7 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $172 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company's IPO raised about $91.3 million, after its offering of 8.3 million Class A shares was priced at $11, below its expected price range of $14- $16.

  • Shares in Canada's Corus slip on quarterly loss Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    TORONTO, July 10- Shares in Canadian media company Corus Entertainment Inc slumped on Thursday after it reported a quarterly loss amid a slumping advertising market. Corus said it had a net loss of C $30.3 million on revenue of C $214 million in the three months to May 31, due mostly to impairment charges and radio license fees.

  • 'This American Life' goes independent Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Ira Glass

    After 17 years of distribution by Public Radio International, Ira Glass's 'This American Life' is going independent. NYT reports.

  • YouTube's music stars to air on Sirius XM radio show Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    June 26- YouTube is venturing onto radio with a weekly show on satellite radio service Sirius XM that will feature the online video website's most popular and emerging artists, the companies said on Thursday. It is the first time YouTube, owned by Google Inc, has partnered with another platform on a show about music.

  • June 24- Radio station operator Townsquare Media LLC filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to about $143.8 million in an initial public offering. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based company listed Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets as the lead underwriters to the IPO.

  • SYDNEY, June 24- BHP Billiton is planning to cut more jobs at its flagship Australian iron ore division as it seeks to reduce costs, following a slump in iron prices. A BHP spokeswoman said it was not possible to put a number on how many jobs would be targeted, and declined to confirm an Australian Broadcasting Corp radio report that the number could reach 3,000..

  • A company Beats can thank for Apple's $3 billion Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify.

    Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a great song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.

  • June 9- Analog Devices Inc said it would buy Hittite Microwave Corp in a deal valued at $2 billion to strengthen its radio frequency and signal conversion chip offerings. Analog will pay $78 per share in cash, which represents a premium of about 29 percent to Hittite's Friday close of $60.56 per share.

  • June 9- Chipmaker Analog Devices Inc said it would buy Hittite Microwave Corp in a deal valued at $2 billion to strengthen its radio frequency and signal conversion chip offerings. Analog will pay $78 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 28.8 percent to Hittite's Friday close of $60.56 per share.

  • Chipmaker Avago's revenue jumps 25 pct Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    May 29- Analog chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd reported a 25 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its radio frequency chips used in smartphones. The company's net income increased to $158 million, or 61 cents per share, in the second quarter from $113 million, or 45 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, May 10- Britain is ready for "hard negotiation" to ensure Pfizer sticks to specific promises on jobs and science under the U.S. drugmaker's proposed takeover of AstraZeneca, its finance minister said. "I think it would be extraordinary not to engage with AstraZeneca or Pfizer," George Osborne told BBC radio on Saturday.

  • *Apple reportedly close to deal for Beats Electronics. *Apple Inc is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear. Apple shares slipped 0.7 percent to $583.91 while Internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc lost 2.5 percent to $64.52.

  • *Two years after election, Hollande says should have acted more decisively. *Radio listeners challenge him over unemployment, taxes. PARIS, May 6- France's most unpopular president in decades said on Tuesday he had some regrets and understood voters had doubts at a time of crisis- and pledged to respond by accelerating reforms to put the country back on track.

  • New media site Ozy partners with NPR Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, May 6- Six-month-old new media site Ozy is jumpstarting its distribution and has struck a partnership with U.S. nonprofit radio network NPR. Ozy plans to capitalize on NPR's reach online with its more than 20 million monthly unique visitors- more than four times Ozy's online audience- to help more people see its content on NPR's home page.