Richard Broughton, director of broadband analysis at IHS, says Netflix's European prospects are good as it prepares to launch in new markets and records "rapid growth" in markets it's already in.» Read More
LOS ANGELES, Aug 20- Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for delivering content.
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LOS ANGELES— Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. The devices need to communicate with each other at a deep level, and that's more easily done when a company controls the software on both ends.
Investment managers love bets made by both billionaire activists, according to a new analysis of top hedge fund stock positions.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 6.6 percent stake in Gannett Co Thursday and revealed that he planned to push the media company to split into separate print and broadcast firms before Gannett beat him to it, a regulatory filing showed.
Netflix has announced a new stand-up comedy slate. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports which comedians will be featured on Netflix.
WASHINGTON, Aug 14- U.S. regulators' new "net neutrality" rules should classify Internet providers more like public utilities to prevent them from potentially slowing users' access to some Web content, the New York Times said in an editorial in Thursday's newspaper.
NEW YORK— You can have Bill Cosby in the palm of your hand. Netflix is announcing performances by both comics and three more, set to roll out this fall. Taped at Boston's Wilbur Theatre, it finds Jefferies weighing in on diverse topics such as politics, new fatherhood, orgies and Neil Diamond.
From Heinz ketchup to Lays potato chips, favorite brands wield power. And they can generate big returns for investors.
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The Fed Chair has made a career of predicting interest rates, but as for stock calls—her newest vocation—she's off to an uncertain start.
NEW YORK— Smartphones and tablets would be much more useful if they allowed us to multitask the way desktop and laptop computers do. When I'm watching video, for instance, I have to pause it to read an email or text that comes in. When I'm composing a message to make plans, I have to leave the app to check the weather forecast.
As the silicon chip nears its theoretical limit of productivity, semiconductor companies are in an R&D arms race to drive chip innovation.
*Gemalto to buy SafeNet from PE firm Vector Capital. PARIS, Aug 8- Gemalto NV, the digital security company that makes smart chips for mobile phones, bank cards and biometric passports, is to buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet for $890 million, it said on Friday, in a move set to boost its earnings and reach.
Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd rose as much as 27 percent in their debut, highlighting the mobile game distributor's ability to cash in on the popularity of hit games such as "Fruit Ninja" and "Subway Surfers" in China.
Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd, a mobile gaming company that localizes and distributes popular games such as "Fruit Ninja," " Temple Run" and "Subway Surfers" in China, rose as much as 27 percent in their trading debut.
Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings said its company's subscriber revenue in Q2 beat HBO's for the first time ever. Henry Blodget, Business Insider; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss.
Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.
Thanks to Rupert Murdoch's recent overture, Time Warner shares have traded more on drama than fundamentals. That may be about to change.
The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation for shareholders.