Stocks erased most of their early declines to close narrowly mixed Wednesday, with the S&P 500 finishing slightly below its closing high, but ongoing economic and political concerns over Europe kept a lid on gains.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of Comcast in a 5-4 decision that prevents cable TV subscribers in Philadelphia who had accused the company of owning a monopoly from filing suit as a group.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open Monday:
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced plans Friday to step down after a four-year term that focused heavily on improving Internet access across the country.
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NBC has settled on two new stars for "The Tonight Show": Jimmy Fallon and New York City. The New York Times reports.
As America becomes a country of second (and sometimes third) screens, broadcasters, cable and satellite companies are forced to rethink their customer interactions.
The term "binge viewing" first entered the mainstream when Netflix started talking about the way people streamed its content—entire seasons at a time. Now Comcast is embracing the trend, bringing TV networks on board to host a "watchathon."
Disney's prequel to "The Wizard of Oz," "Oz: The Great and Powerful" was a risky move for the giant studio, which reportedly poured $215 million into producing the film.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
NewsCorp.'s long-anticipated plans to launch a national sports network have finally come together. On August 17, the company will convert Speed TV to Fox Sports 1, launching it in 90 million U.S. homes.
Traditional media stocks have been on quite a run into the Dow Jones' rise towards hitting the 14,198 intraday peak, with the five biggest media giants hitting new highs. Here's what has been driving the media industry's gains.
With one trading session remaining, the S&P 500 is now up 1.2 percent so far this month. If the benchmark gauge remains in the black, history suggests it may record a positive total return for the entire year.
Cablevision sued Viacom for forcing it to pay for more than a dozen low-rated cable networks in order to get access to Viacom's more popular channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central.
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.
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“All went from being benign to pernicious in one week,” said Jim Cramer. “Is that possible?”
Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.
When Dish reports earnings the big question is how it'll make its year of investment pay off.
2013’s surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the U.S.