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  • July 25- John Malone's Liberty Media Corp started the process of spinning off its cable assets through a stock dividend to its shareholders to form a new listed company called Liberty Broadband. Liberty Media shares were up 2 percent in premarket trading. Berkshire Hathaway Inc and Comcast Corp are among Liberty Media's top shareholders.

  • Cable consolidation not over: Liberty's Maffei Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:58 AM ET
    Greg Maffei, CEO of Liberty Media.

    Even after a few high-profile acquisitions in the cable industry, Liberty Media CEO Gregory B. Maffei told CNBC more deals are likely.

  • After AT&T deal, Dish looks less appetizing Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    Dish Network specialist installs a satellite television system in Denver.

    Speculation that Dish Networks may be sold helped the stock double in the last couple of years. But the odds of a lucrative deal now look slim.

  • Huge media mergers are booming in 2014 Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Companies such as Comcast, Facebook, and Lenovo are gobbling up companies to get a piece of the new (digital) media landscape.

  • A combination of AT&T and DirecTV would create a pay TV network that could rival Comcast Corp if it completes its purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc..

  • AT&T approached DirecTV over possible acquisition: Reports Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:52 PM ET

    AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • April 30- AT&T Inc has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. A deal would likely be worth at least $40 billion, DirecTV's current market capitalization, the newspaper said.

  • The man pushing CEO pay to the stratosphere Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Bob Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Corp, John Donahoe, CEO of Ebay and Pierre Dauman, CEO of Viacom. These three companies' boards pay CEOs above the median of the company’s self-selected peers.

    Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The head of the Spanish-language television network Univision said on Monday that Comcast Corp's plan to buy rival Time Warner Cable Inc could be "bad for Hispanic audiences." In particular, he complained that Comcast balked at distributing Univision's sports network, while others, including Time Warner Cable, did carry it.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The head of the Spanish-language television network Univision said on Monday that Comcast Corp's plan to buy rival Time Warner Cable Inc could be "bad for Hispanic audiences." In particular, he complained that Comcast balked at distributing Univision's sports network while others, including Time Warner Cable, did carry it.

  • *Comcast seeking regulatory approval for Time Warner Cable deal. April 28- Comcast Corp on Monday agreed to a three-way deal with Charter Communications Inc as part of Comcast's efforts to win regulatory approvals for its proposed $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc..

  • *Forest Labs to buy Furiex for up to $1.46 bln. Separately, Forest Laboratories Inc said it would buy Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc for up to $1.46 billion, including milestone payments to access Furiex's promising treatment for irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Comcast to shed 3.9M subscribers to Charter Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast said it would shed 3.9 million video customers as part of its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, with Charter Communications buying 1.4 million.

  • *Forest Labs to buy Furiex for up to $1.46 bln.

  • *Comcast aims to win regulatory approval for Time Warner Cable deal. April 28- Comcast Corp offered to sell 1.4 million pay TV subscribers to Charter Communications Inc for $7.3 billion as part of a transaction aimed at winning regulatory approval for its proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • Liberty's Malone breaks silence on Comcast deal Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 9:29 AM ET

    This media titan has built an empire by shaking up the industry. Up next: Snaring more cable subscribers for Charter, and European expansion.

  • *Forest Labs to buy Furiex for up to $1.46 bln. *U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc is working on its next move in a potential $100 billion bid to take over Britain's AstraZeneca Plc after two earlier bids were rejected.

  • *Comcast aims to win regulatory approval for Time Warner Cable deal. April 28- Comcast Corp offered to sell 1.4 million pay TV subscribers to Charter Communications Inc for $7.3 billion, as part of a wider transaction aimed at winning regulatory approval for its proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • Early movers: CMCSA, PFE, AZN, GE & more Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:02 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Pfizer works on next move in takeover bid for Astrazeneca. *U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc is working on its next move in a potential $100 billion bid to take over Britain's AstraZeneca Plc after having two bids rejected.