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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received a base salary of $2.9 million, up 5 percent from 2008, and a performance-based bonus of $8.2 million, up 11 percent. He has agreed to a freeze on his base salary for the next two years.
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that regulators had limited power over Web traffic under current law. The decision will allow Internet service companies to block or slow specific sites and charge video sites like YouTube to deliver their content faster to users. THe New York Times reports.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday ahead of minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting. Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, shared his insights.
The fear is that a disappointing 3D upgrade will turn off consumers to the pricey 3-D theatrical experience, which runs an average $3 more per ticket.
Hulu, the popular and free online video hub, has some things to celebrate as it heads into its third year. But there are signs of dissatisfaction in Hulu’s house.
As Comcast awaits approval of its acquisition of NBC, the affiliates of rival stations are anxious to ensure that this mega-deal doesn't put them at a disadvantage to NBC. Earlier this week ABC, CBS and Fox affiliates sent a letter to Comcast, asking to set a meeting.
Verizon has invested $29 billion to bring its FIOS Internet and TV service to 18 million homes, and now it's announced it's not going any further.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday as a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the momentum. Do stocks have further room on the upside? Charlie Smith, chief investment officer at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Jeffrey Phillips, chief investment officer at Rehmann Financial shared their insights.
Cable providers and content creators are battling over fees and consumers are bearing the brunt of it. Now the FCC is considering getting involved.
The mood is upbeat and venture capitalists, media and tech giants are out in force, hunting for deals at the seventh annual Montgomery Tech Conference in Santa Monica, California.
While taking a page from the Apple playbook leading up to today's "significant" webcast announcing a new product may have seemed like a good idea at the time, next time you may want to dial it back a bit.
No pressure here, but ahead of Cisco Systems' big webcast Tuesday morning, the company itself claimed the news would "forever change the internet and its impact on consumers, businesses and governments."
Cisco will likely debut tools that will enable its network service providers to build their own high-speed networks at its Tuesday Web cast, as opposed to showing a new, high-speed broadband network of its own, CNBC has learned.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese continue to lure movie-goers to "Shutter Island," while James Cameron's "Avatar" has surpassed $700 million domestically.
As the Olympics wind down this weekend, one job-posting site gave out a gold medal of its own — to the company that posted the most job listings in January!
Congressional Democrats challenged executives from Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal on Thursday to show that the cable TV operator's plan to take control of the entertainment company won't hurt consumers and rivals.
"Code Advisors," a new media investment bank launching tomorrow, is banking on a surge in media and tech deals, and old media's need to get new media savvy.
After Wal-Mart tried and failed to take on Netflix with a streaming video rental system it launched three years ago with HP. Now, its acquisition of Vudu aims to take that competition to the next level.
Stocks edged higher on Wednesday despite a stronger dollar dragging down natural resource names. Will commodities ever break free and rally on demand?
Warren Buffett eased the throttle on energy while Bill Ackman had less on Target. George Soros and John Paulson loaded up on financials, while Carl Icahn backed off on Yahoo but jumped into Take Two.