TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.» Read More
"Ender's Game," the tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle, defeating "Last Vegas."
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 3- "Ender's Game," the futuristic tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, defeating senior citizen buddy comedy "Last Vegas" and animated turkey tale "Free Birds." Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline star in the film.
Bulls could keep the upper hand in the coming week, even with increasing warning signs that the market could be getting bubbly.
We had a lot of fun on Halloween this year, and it's worth another look! "Talking Squawk" also looks at Apple's new iPad Air and Go Daddy driver Danica Patrick's new sponsor.
Oct 31- Time Warner Cable Inc reported a steep decline in video and Internet customers, blaming a month-long blackout of No. 1 U.S. broadcaster CBS Corp and said it was open to consolidation if it would make money for shareholders.
Oct 31- Time Warner Cable Inc, the second largest U.S. cable operator, posted a 34 percent drop in quarterly profit as it lost more video customers than analysts had expected when it blacked out No. 1 broadcaster CBS Corp for a month.
Stocks were slightly higher Monday, with the S&P 500 pushing to a fresh high, but gains were limited as investors digested a batch of mixed earnings reports and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
AMC Networks said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global, for about $1.04 billion.
Netflix has now become the fifth most-watched television network in the United States, BTIG media analyst Richard Greenfield told CNBC.
*Senate leaders said to be close to a deal. The top Democrat and Republican in the Senate were close to finishing a plan to raise the debt limit- and reopen the partially shuttered government- that could be considered by the full Senate later on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 13- Senate Majority Harry Reid said Sunday that he was engaged in negotiations with Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and was "confident" they could resolve the fiscal crisis confronting Washington. "We're in conversation today," Reid said on the Senate floor.
Radiohead's Thom Yorke has made no secret of his displeasure with the Spotify business model, but last week he took it to another level.
Oct 11- The four major broadcasters asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to hear their case against Aereo Inc, arguing the online service steals copyrighted television content.
Oct 11- The four major broadcasters asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to hear their case against Aereo Inc, arguing the online television service steals copyrighted television content.
Major broadcasters have filed a petition with the Supreme Court against Internet video service Aereo, Dow Jones reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen on Wednesday to take over from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, closing a chapter in a turbulent period for the U.S. economy that has spurred unprecedented central bank action. Oct. 24, 2005- President George W. Bush nominates Bernanke to four-year term as Fed chairman.
Oct 9- Comcast Corp announced on Wednesday that it developed a new remote control feature in partnership with Twitter that allows users to turn the channel through a tweet. Comcast and Twitter said they are in discussions with other distribution partners and TV networks to use the feature to promote their content.
Cramer has identified 7 companies that may pounce if stocks swoon due to fears of a debt default.
The new ratings will measure the number of people tweeting about television programs, and the number of people who actually view those tweets.
People don't just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter and advertisers and networks are taking note.