Apple TV will not launch until next year in part because cable companies are "dragging their heels," The Information reports.» Read More
Abbvie Inc.' s deal to combine with Shire PLC would be the largest made so far this year, excluding assumed debt.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— CBS is taking a wide-open approach to replacing Craig Ferguson in late-night, including the possibility of a host from politics, CBS Entertainment chief Nina Tassler said Thursday.
Rupert Murdoch may have been canny in his $80 billion bid for Time Warner as potential bidders are busy absorbing their own large deals.
ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's $176.2 billion pension fund for public workers this year has proposed 29 corporations more thoroughly disclose their political spending. Three have agreed to do it: Comcast, Peabody Energy and CF Industries.
NEW YORK— In a story July 15 about the Nielsen ratings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the CBS series "Extant" marked actress Halle Berry's small screen debut. Oscar winner Halle Berry gives CBS the lead in weekly TV ratings with new show' Extant'.
After 21st Century Fox's failed bid to acquire Time Warner, the question arises as to what other media giants are now in play for purchase?
Rupert Murdoch’s audacious offer for Time Warner that if it succeeds would cement his status as the most powerful U.S. media magnate.
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.
Time Warner has rejected an approach from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. Here's why it will be hard to escape.
*Time Warner shares up 16.9 percent. NEW YORK, July 16- Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday that Time Warner Inc had rebuffed its offer to buy the company, but people familiar with his thinking say he is determined to bring the U.S. media conglomerate into his empire.
For much of Tuesday, however, the database appeared to be down or unaccessible, which FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart attributed to an "overwhelming surge in traffic."
Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.
One of the oldest and largest funds in this niche is the Merger Fund, which manages nearly $6 billion.
July 11- Walt Disney Co, Discovery Communications Inc and CBS Corp are being asked for information by U.S. antitrust officials probing Comcast Corp's proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
With a Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal in the offing, John Malone's dealmaking could be on hold here. But there may be more to do in Europe.
"Barry and I decided a year and a half ago not to talk about Aereo," CBS CEO Leslie Moonves says.
The decision was a victory for traditional broadcasters, such as CBS Corp, Comcast Corp's NBC, Walt Disney Co's ABC, and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox. CBS argued in a joint filing on Wednesday that the case should be dismissed in light of the Supreme Court ruling, but Aereo disagreed.
Discovery Communication CEO David Zaslav said TV content companies are likely to consolidate in response to pending deals between cable companies.
Smart home technology is state-of-the-art and undeniably cool. But does it help where it really matters— in consumers' pockets?