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  • LOS ANGELES, April 17- Walt Disney Co's cable networks are expected to record high single-digit growth in operating income and domestic affiliate revenue from fiscal 2014 through 2016, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo told investors on Thursday.

  • Representatives for Facebook Inc, Google and Yahoo Inc told Reuters that they use OpenSSL and have already taken steps to mitigate any impact on users. "On a scale of 1 to 11, it's about an 11," cryptologist Bruce Schneier, chief technology officer of Co3 Systems Inc. said of the bug's severity.

  • April 9- Hearst TV said on Wednesday it signed an agreement with Dish Network Corp ending a blackout that affected Dish subscribers who could not see programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets. "We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations," Hearst said in a statement.

  • BOSTON, April 9- Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" Internet threat that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites take steps to secure their communications.

  • Dish, Hearst TV battle as TV programs in 25 cities cut Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    April 9- Dish Network Corp customers in 25 markets across the United States can no longer view programs from ABC, NBC and CBS broadcast affiliate stations due to an impasse between the satellite provider and Hearst Television. Hearst owns 29 local TV broadcast affiliate stations in 25 markets, including Baltimore, Boston and New Orleans.

  • Humana and Nokia are big market movers Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Nokia Corp., up 36 cents to $7.58. China approved the sale of the communication company's mobile phone unit to Microsoft, removing one of the last major hurdles for the $7.3 billion deal.

  • April 8- Satellite TV provider DirecTV said on Tuesday that it would resume airing The Weather Channel from Wednesday, ending a nearly three-month dispute. The Weather Company, the channel's parent, said on Jan. 14 that the channel would no longer be available on DirecTV, blaming the company for failing to agree to a market-based carriage deal.

  • Weather Channel cuts reality shows in DirecTV deal Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The Weather Channel is returning to DirecTV with a significant compromise that affects all of its viewers: it promises to focus more on the weather. After a three-month dispute with DirecTV that saw the channel dropped to some 20 million U.S. viewers, the two sides came to a new deal that will restore service on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 8- Comcast Corp sought to rebut critics of its planned $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, arguing that newcomers like Google Inc and Apple Inc would ensure competition in both Internet and video markets.

  • Tech Tips: Your risks and options with Windows XP Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Microsoft is saying goodbye to Windows XP. Gartner estimates that as much as 25 percent of Windows PCs in the workplace are running XP.

  • April 3- Latino-focused cable network NUVOtv, backed by Jennifer Lopez, said its parent company SiTV Media Inc would buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV. As part of the acquisition, NUVOtv also plans to utilize Fuse's street front studio on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan- across from Madison Square Garden.

  • April 3- Latino-focused channel NuvoTV is nearing a deal to buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV and may announce the deal on Friday, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Fuse, an American music television network, reaches about 74 million homes through pay-TV systems including DirecTV and Dish Network Corp..

  • *Facebook to buy Oculus for $2 billion; shares fall nearly 7 pct. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, led by losses in the technology and materials sectors, as geopolitical concerns rose after the United States and the European Union agreed to work together on tougher sanctions on Russia.

  • *Facebook buys Oculus for $2 billion; shares fall nearly 7 pct. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, led by losses in the technology and materials sectors, as geopolitical concerns rose after the United States and the European Union agreed to work together on tougher sanctions on Russia.

  • *Facebook buys Oculus for $2 billion; shares fall. NEW YORK, March 26- U.S. stocks edged lower in the afternoon on Wednesday, led by losses in the materials and technology sectors.

  • March 26- Dish Network Corp Chief Executive Officer Charlie Ergen recently contacted DirecTV CEO Mike White to discuss a possible tie-up of the companies, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Both Dish and DirecTV representatives declined to comment.

  • March 14- Latino-focused cable network NuvoTV has made an offer to buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV for more than $200 million in cash and stock, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 13- Media companies plan to press Comcast Corp for higher fees in the coming year, seeing an opportunity to squeeze better terms from the U.S. cable company as regulators review its planned takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc..

  • March 11- One of the top executives of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has raised questions about Comcast's potential dominance of the U.S. broadband Internet market if regulators allow its $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable to be completed.

  • DirecTV and Walt Disney talk Internet rights Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:11 AM ET

    DirecTV is in talks with Disney to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet deal, DirecTV said.

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