French low-cost telecom operator Iliad said it had abandoned its attempt to buy T-Mobile because several key parties had refused to consider its bid.» Read More
Verizon Communications and AT&T, the two largest U.S. mobile phone companies, grabbed the lion's share of a $19.12 billion auction of airwaves being vacated by television roadcasters
TiVo announced its earnings Wednesday, showing the results of its new, broader focus-- licensing its technology to cable companies, selling interactive TV ads and results of whether those ads are watched, and pushing forward with movie and music downloads.
Cramer's crusade against the members of Congress holding up this deal continues.
He’s been the merger’s staunchest opponent. Now the Democrat from Texas explains his position to Cramer.
A year from now, the 11 percent of American households that still get their TV over the airwaves will have their screens go black, unless they upgrade. Analog TV will be dead, as of Feb 17, 2009, and we will be living in an all-digital world.
EchoStar Communications infringed a TiVo patent in building digital video recorders and must pay nearly $74 million in damages, a court that specializes in patent cases ruled Thursday.
This past year was a busy one for tech, including Apple's iPhone release; Halo 3; Xbox vs. Wii vs. PlayStation; HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray: Google's new mobile strategy; Intel's surge at AMD's expense; all things wireless; Oracle and Microsoft's blockbuster earnings; Yahoo's CEO shakeup; VMWare's IPO; the ongoing shake-up at Dell; and of course my favorite: Star Wars celebrating its 30th anniversary.
A venture led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has applied to bid in an upcoming U.S. puction of coveted wireless airwaves, according to auction documents released late on Tuesday.
Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.
Stocks closed sharply lower after a brokerage downgrade of Citigroup sparked concerns that there may be more mortgage losses to come, raising doubts about the outlook for the economy.
U.S. stock indexes closed lower as a rally in financial shares lost steam late Monday, pushing down markets already pressured by falling tech shares.
EchoStar Communications, the second-largest U.S. satellite television operator, on Friday reported a rise in third-quarter profit but said subscriber growth slowed due to worsening economic conditions and increased competition.
As Microsoft buys a $240 million stake in Facebook and AT&T reportedly is considering a purchase of a satellite TV company, what is the trade as the old “new” media meets the new “new” media?
DVR giant Tivo and RealNetworks, which runs the Rhapsody music service -- are announcing a partnership. Starting today TiVo customers will be able to access Rhapsody's four million song library from the TiVo interface on their TV set.
Many companies allow their chief executives to use the corporate jet for personal travel, according to a new study released Tuesday based on pay disclosures in new corporate proxy statements.
DirecTV earnings came in this morning--with net income down 2 percent from last year and killed by a 22 percent INCREASE in operating expenses. This canceled out the good news that a key revenue metric for the satellite TV business was up 7% thanks to higher demand for High Definition and DVR services. It's that high definition that's DirecTV's saving grace.
Wednesday was a crazy day for the markets, but when all was said and done The Dow finished 150 points higher and Blackstone (BX) formed the largest buyout fund ever. Is a steady comeback building this week for stocks? Here's the word on The Street.
With stocks in rally mode, it's appropriate to drill down for answers as well as take a look at some key sectors.
Supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle and Web entrepreneur Brad Greenspan are exploring the possibility of combining forces on a bid for Dow Jones to thwart a takeover by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., according to a person familiar with the situation.
DirecTV and EchoStar's Dish network are rivals, but apparently they're far less worried about each other than they are about rivals in cable and telecom. DirecTV and Dish are also the kind of rivals who once wanted to merge with each other, but since they can't, thanks to regulatory issues--they're playing nice with each other, to try to make their industry more viable.