Expect big acts for the media and entertainment industry next year: big deals, bigger convergence, biggest mobile universe. Julia Boorstin shares her insights.» Read More
Jana Partners reported a 13.5 percent stake in Outerwall and said it intends to explore options, including a possible sale, for the Redbox operator.
AllThingsD is cutting ties with Dow Jones. As part of the split, personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg will stop writing for the Wall Street Journal.
The Virgin Media deal in effect makes Netflix a benefit for a cable company, not just an upstart threat.
Verizon Communications is expected to sell between $45 billion to $49 billion in bonds, the biggest corporate issue on record by some distance.
Americans have been willing to make the big investment and spend a day, or a week, having some fun at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
CBS won large increases in the fees it will receive from Time Warner Cable in its agreement with the cable operator, analysts said.
Despite massive bombs at the box office, this summer had 15 movies that earned over $100 million, compared with 13 last year.
The technology website All Things Digital is getting close to splitting with Dow Jones and is in search of new media partners, according to report.
CNBC’s Analytics team looked at the stocks that have average consensus estimates farthest above their current stock prices. Here's what they found.
Aug 22- Verizon Communications Inc reached an agreement to carry CBS Corp television programming while cable rival Time Warner Cable Inc's blackout of CBS stretched into nearly its third week in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.
The decision by AT&T's U-verse pay-TV service stemmed from a contract dispute over terms to carry the new channel, AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said. Before AT&T's announcement, Al Jazeera America said it would be available in more than 40 million homes, roughly half the reach of Time Warner Inc's CNN.
Aug 20- AT&T's U-verse pay-TV service said it will not carry Al Jazeera America, the cable news network funded by the emir of Qatar that debuted in the United States on Tuesday but has struggled to find distributors. The decision was due to a contract dispute over terms to carry the new channel, AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 18- " Lee Daniels' The Butler," a civil rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, surpassed expectations and easily won the weekend box office battle, debuting with $25 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 18- " Lee Daniels' The Butler," a civil rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, easily won the weekend box office battle, pulling in $25 million from U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday.
Defining its mission clearly will be crucial for Al Jazeera to gain a foothold in the United States, a goal that has so far eluded the award-winning network funded by the emir of Qatar, according to advertisers, executives and industry experts.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- From sending solar-powered balloons into the stratosphere to offering free Wi-Fi in parks, Google is quietly spending hundreds of millions of dollars on nascent Internet services that may one day challenge the telecom and cable companies.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 11- Matt Damon's futuristic thriller "Elysium," the story of an elite space outpost locked in battle with poor invaders from a ruined Earth, won a crowded box-office race among four new films at U.S. and Canadian theaters over the weekend.
Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.
Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.
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