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  • NEW YORK— Cablevision Systems Corp. struck a deal with Hulu to offer the Internet television service's on-demand content to its Optimum customers. Bethpage, New York- based Cablevision did not provide pricing or say when the service would become available. The deal comes a week after Cablevision announced that it is offering an Internet package that bundles...

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $58.78. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $110.39. Gannett rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $35.05.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $58.81. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 51 or. 5 percent, to $109.65. 21st Century Fox Inc. class B fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.74.

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc is open to merger discussions with Charter Communications Inc following a failed $45 billion bid by Comcast Corp, according to people familiar with the matter. Friendly negotiations between the two companies would be in sharp contrast to their acrimonious exchanges in 2013 and early 2014 that ended with Time Warner Cable...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 76 or 1.3 percent, to $58.88. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 63 or. 6 percent, to $110.16. Gannett fell$. 86 or 2.4 percent, to $34.87.

  • The Blake Lively fantasy romance "The Age of Adaline" opened solidly with $13.2 million, coming in third behind the Sony comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," which made $14.8 million in its second week of release. 2. "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," Sony, $14,776,726, 3,633 locations, $4,067 average, $43,224,910, 2 weeks. 4. "Home," 20th Century Fox, $8,005,648, 3,311 locations, $2,418...

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc and Cox Communications Inc denied a Wall Street Journal report on Monday that Time Warner Cable had approached Cox Communications to discuss a potential merger. We have not engaged in any discussions with Cox, " Time Warner Cable's spokeswoman Susan Leepson told Reuters. Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time...

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc reached out to Cox Communications Inc in the past few days to discuss a possible merger, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable on Friday, after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.8 percent to $132.65 with 77,493,700 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. fell 8.4 percent to $19.97 with 145,463,300 shares traded. Celladon Corp. fell 80.7 percent to $2.64 with 20,583,100 shares traded.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $59.54. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 74 or. 7 percent, to $110.27. Gannett fell$. 45 or 1.3 percent, to $35.28.

  • April 27- ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company. ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, said in a legal document sent to the Supreme Court of New York State that Verizon violated its obligations "under...

  • Early Glance: Media companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 42 or. 7 percent, to $60.06. New York Times Co. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $13.15. Time Warner Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $85.35.

  • *Applied Materials slumped 8.3 percent to $20 in premarket trading after the chipmaker's proposed $10 billion merger with Tokyo Electron was abandoned over U.S. regulatory concerns. *Celladon plunged 77.6 percent to $3.06 after the company said its heart failure gene therapy, Mydicar, failed to meet its main goals in an important trial. *Time Warner Cable...

  • SANTA CLARA, Calif.— Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock. Applied Materials' shareholders were to own about 68 percent of the new company, with Tokyo Electron's holding about 32 percent. Applied Materials Inc., which is based in Santa Clara, California, said Monday that it had...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $59.64. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 53 or. 5 percent, to $109.53. Gannett rose$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $35.73.

  • Biggest US players in the cable game Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Reach: 40 states and the District of Columbia. Annual Revenue: $132.4 billion for the total company, including the wireless carrier business. Annual Revenue: $12.7 billion from FiOS services; total company $127.1 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- Comcast Corp's failed bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc is the latest muscle flex by U.S. antitrust enforcers and will likely deter chief executives from pursuing aggressive transactions as a way to spend excess cash. Comcast, which had barely convinced regulators to allow it to buy NBC Universal four years ago, folded under pressure from the...

  • NEW YORK— In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The breakdown of the deal is being seen as a blow to Comcast and the cable industry in general. A major worry for regulators was that a bigger Comcast would be able to choke the online video industry.

  • *Time Warner Cable rises; Charter seeks talks. April 24- The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. Google ended 2.9 percent after reporting higher quarterly results while Microsoft jumped 10.45 percent after it topped estimates.

  • Xerox and Amazon are big market movers Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Xerox Corp., down $1.15 to $11.99. Rival Comcast dropped its $45 billion buyout bid for the cable company after pushback from the Federal Communications Commission.