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July 17- Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would slash up to 18,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, this year. April 2014- The chipmaker said it had cut 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica. January 2014- Announced plans to reduce its global workforce of 107,000 by about 5 percent this year.
NEW YORK, July 16- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc that if it succeeds would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83- year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S. media and entertainment.
NEW YORK, July 16- Time Warner Inc's board, in rejecting 21st Century Fox Inc's $80 billion bid, insisted the offer undervalued the media conglomerate and raised fears about the dominating role that Rupert Murdoch's family would play, a person close to the situation said on Wednesday.
Although Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday that it rejected last month's takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., a person familiar with the matter said that Fox Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch is determined, but disciplined, in continuing to pursue a deal.
Murdoch's stunning $80 billion offer for Time Warner may have been rejected, but more media consolidation is likely, ex-Time Warner chief Levin tells CNBC.
PHILADELPHIA— Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy California customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service.
WASHINGTON, July 15- The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently any taxation of Internet access, a prohibition that is temporary and currently set to expire in 16 weeks. The approval came on a voice vote, sending the legislation next to the Senate, where it also has bipartisan support.
Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.
July 15- Microsoft Corp is expected to surpass Yahoo Inc for the first time in the $140.2 billion worldwide digital advertising market, according to estimates by research firm eMarketer released on Tuesday.
The 45-mile stretch between San Francisco and San Jose has long been fertile ground for tech underdogs to rent out billboards and attack competitors.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was seen chatting late into the night with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in Sun Valley.
While you might not know their names now, you will. They are five hedge fund stars of the future as identified by Institutional Investor.
AOL boss Tim Armstrong still loves his BlackBerry, and he tells CNBC other CEOs around the Sun Valley media and tech conference apparently do, too.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong about his company's big push into live streaming content. The future of mobile will be sight, sound and motion, says Armstrong.
AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong tells CNBC he uses the Samsung Note and the iPhone for fun, but his Blackberry for work.
VidCon, the largest digital video convention in the world, attracts 18,000 content creators, fans, and increasingly advertisers.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer arrived nearly two hours late to a dinner with important marketing executives, the Wall Street Journal reported.
SEATTLE, June 19- Microsoft Corp's new chief executive, Satya Nadella, likes to boast that Bing is growing and powers 30 percent of the Internet search market, making it a worthy competitor to Google Inc..
WASHINGTON, June 18- A U.S. ban on Internet taxes that has been in place since 1998 would be made permanent under legislation approved on Wednesday by a congressional committee. The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte, will go next to the full House of Representatives, where the timing for a vote has not been determined.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.