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LOS ANGELES, May 29- Kevin Reilly, the top executive at Fox broadcast television, is leaving the network next month, the company said on Thursday, after Fox slumped to last place in ratings among the big U.S. broadcasters.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, reveals what's in his Netflix queue, his favorite smartphone app, and what he considers to be the biggest threat to Netflix. Hastings also explains why he does not believe in advertising.
Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, discusses the risk of investing in original content and how much he is willing to spend on originals. Hastings said Netflix spent about $3 billion on content this year.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, discusses the importance of strong net neutrality and if it will stifle innovation.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, explains why he is opposed to the deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Hastings says, "Comcast wants to charge both the consumers and the providers, and that's what I'm trying to stop."
May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter, joining companies such as Overstock.com Inc and Zynga Inc in accepting the digital currency. Coinbase, funded by venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator, is one such digital wallet.
Thomas Rogers, TiVo president & CEO, discusses the company's transformation and the state of the cable landscape.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to actor Omar Epps about the "golden age" of content distribution and about his passion for technology.
Amazon has emailed some customers offering them a 30-day free trial run of its $99 Fire TV box, according to a report in Engaget.
*Sony says could triple op profit to 400 bln yen in FY2015/16. TOKYO, May 22- Sony Corp could take on an equity partner in its TV unit, which has racked up losses every year for a decade, but the Japanese consumer giant was not thinking about selling or exiting the business, its chief executive said on Thursday.
May 21- AT&T Inc's planned takeover of DirecTV has been touted as a deal that will redefine video and broadband, but translating that to reality for a potential 70 million subscribers could take a while. One exciting benefit to consumers, AT&T has said, involves new service packages with DirecTV, Internet and home phone on one bill.
Even after a few high-profile acquisitions in the cable industry, Liberty Media CEO Gregory B. Maffei told CNBC more deals are likely.
AT&T's bid for DirecTV may hinge on keeping NFL Sunday Ticket but AT&T's CEO said it will stay out of negotiations with the NFL.
Netflix will launch its online movie and TV subscription service later this year in France, Germany and four other European countries.
In an interview with CNBC, Dr. Mehmet Oz also talked about what he considers the most underrated path to healthy living.
Verizon's Lowell McAdam called merger rumors a "fantasy," making Dish's next move unclear days after AT&T announced plans to buy DirecTV.
Brian Cooley, CNET.com editor at large, discusses the merger between AT&T and DirecTV, and weighs in on how the changing media landscape is likely to impact consumers.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, "The Dr. Oz Show" host, shares his daily routines.
The single most underappreciated health problem in America is sleep, explains Dr. Mehmet Oz, "The Dr. Oz Show" host, answering various questions on health.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, "The Dr. Oz Show" host, explains how he is able to handle all the demands of his busy life.