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  • Apple supplier Skyworks' revenue jumps 51 pct Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Nov 6- Radio frequency chip supplier Skyworks Solutions Inc reported a 51 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by high demand for smartphones such as Apple Inc's iPhones. Net income rose to $174.9 million, or 90 cents per share, for the fourth quarter ended Oct. 3 from $84.2 million, or 44 cents per share, a year earlier. Skyworks, whose chips connect smartphones...

  • TORONTO, Nov 6- Canadians who wish to change television service providers will no longer be forced to give advance notice to the company they plan to leave, the television regulator said on Thursday. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it also expects Internet and telephony service providers to end by Jan. 23, 2015 the...

  • Forget Halloween, it's already Xmas on the radio Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    Gary Fisher, right, owner of Equity Communications, chats with Al Davenport, in the guise of Santa, at the offices of WEZW-FM, a small station that goes all-Christmas every holiday season -- two weeks before Halloween this year -- before any other station in the country, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    A radio station in southern New Jersey profits off of a year-round Christmas playlist. New York Times reports.

  • Oct 28- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a better-than-expected 9.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue as strong U.S. auto sales drove a jump in paying subscribers, sending the company's shares up as much 3.3 percent premarket. The New York- based company said subscriber acquisition costs to install car radios fell to $35 in the quarter...

  • Sirius XM revenue rises 9.9 pct on U.S. auto sales Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Oct 28- Satellite radio service Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a 9.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue and net income more than doubled as strong U.S. auto sales drove a jump in paying subscribers. Net income more than doubled to $136.2 million, or 2 cents per share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $62.89 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Online music service Deezer is acquiring radio and podcasting app Stitcher, adding a vast catalog of talk radio programs that the company hopes will make it stand out in a crowded streaming music market. Deezer said the acquisition will give it access to roughly 35,000 radio shows and podcasts, including popular talk radio programs such as...

  • Oct 23- Pandora Media Inc, operator of the leading Internet radio service, reported a lower-than-expected increase in listeners in the third quarter, sending the company's shares down 6 percent in extended trading on Thursday. Despite its huge user base, Pandora faces stiff competition from Spotify, Apple Inc's Beats online streaming service, Google Inc, and...

  • Fewer-than-expected people tune in to Pandora in Q3 Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Oct 23- Pandora Media Inc reported a lower-than-expected increase in the number of people tuning in to its Internet radio in the third quarter, sending its shares down 4 percent in extended trading. The company posted an adjusted profit of 9 cents per share, on revenue of $239.6 million. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 8 cents per share on revenue of...

  • Oct 14- Skyworks Solutions Inc, a supplier of radio frequency chips to companies such as Apple Inc, estimated fourth-quarter adjusted profit and revenue above its forecast, sending its shares up as much as 12.5 percent. Skyworks, whose chips connect smartphones and tablets to a telecom network, has been benefiting from higher demand from handset makers,...

  • Oct 1- Satellite radio provider Sirius XM Holdings Inc will appeal a California federal judge's decision finding it liable of copyright infringement for airing pre-1972 songs by the band, The Turtles, and failing to pay royalties. District Judge Philip Gutierrez found that California law gave the 1960 s band copyright protection for its music, including the...

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • The FCC is planning a so-called incentive auction for mid-2015, a complex sale of highly valuable low-frequency radio airwaves currently used by broadcasters to clamoring wireless carriers.

  • Sept 23- A U.S. judge has sided with members of the 1960 s band the Turtles in their dispute with Sirius XM Holdings Inc, ruling the satellite radio provider infringed on copyrights by airing their pre-1972 songs without paying royalties.

  • CBS CEO Moonves aims to cut radio holdings in next year Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 17- CBS Corp, which owns 126 radio stations in the United States, will seek to decrease that number to somewhere in the "high 80 s, low 80 s," Chief Executive Les Moonves said on Wednesday. Moonves hopes for the decrease to happen "over the next year or so," he said at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference.

  • Solar storm heading for Earth Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    An April 16, 2012 solar eruption is captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

    A "strong" solar flare that launched off the sun could cause some fluctuations in Earth's power grid, USA Today reports.

  • 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.