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  • Kara Swisher, Walt Mossberg return with 'Re/code' Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Walter Mossberg and Kara Swisher

    Veteran technology journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg are launching a media company, Re/code, the new incarnation of the former AllThingsD.

  • Hulu video site's revenue will reach $1 billion in 2013 Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 18- Revenue from video streaming website Hulu will reach $1 billion in 2013, up from $695 million in 2012, Chief Executive Officer Mike Hopkins said on the company's blog on Wednesday. Earlier this year, Hulu reached 5 million subscribers, Hopkins said. The company is owned by Walt Disney Co, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and Comcast Corp.

  • *Genting to fund Las Vegas investment with own cash. KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17- Genting Bhd, Southeast Asia's biggest gaming group, will spend an initial $3 billion to $4 billion to develop an unfinished resort on the Las Vegas strip, as it seeks to build a U.S. empire of casino and leisure assets.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17- Genting Bhd, Southeast Asia's largest gaming and leisure group, will spend $3 billion to $4 billion developing an unfinished resort on the Las Vegas strip, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

  • WELLINGTON, Dec 16- U.S. film companies 20th Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment will make the next three movies in the science fiction "Avatar" series in New Zealand, spending NZ $500 million on live action and visual effects. The agreement comes after the New Zealand government hiked film industry tax rebates to up to 25 percent from the current 15 percent.

  • Aereo says it turned a profit, looking for partners Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.

  • He did not identify the markets, but said cities such as Denver and Detroit were performing well, while the expansion into Miami was disappointing. Aereo was launched in March 2012 at $12 per month in New York and has since expanded to about 10 cities with plans to enter several more next year.

  • Dec 2- The Chernin Group, former News Corp president Peter Chernin's holding company, said on Monday it had acquired majority control of Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll, expanding holdings that include stakes in online video company Fullscreen and mobile entertainment network Scopely.

  • ABC anchor Katie Couric strikes Yahoo deal Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Katie Couric

    Katie Couric will join Marissa Mayer's Yahoo next year as global news anchor while continuing her talk show on ABC.

  • NBCUniversal may take stake in AllThingsD venture Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    NBCUniversal is close to taking a minority stake in a company being formed by AllThingsD journalists, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Tribune cutting 700 newspaper jobs Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 3:51 PM ET
    A bicyclist passes photos displayed on the Los Angeles Times building in Los Angeles.

    Tribune Co plans to cut 700 jobs, or about 6 percent of its workforce, mainly at its newspaper division.

  • Prince Alwaleed knocks activist investors Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal disagrees with activist investors, like Carl Icahn, and revealed where he sees investment opportunities now.

  • Asian shares rose on Tuesday following another record close on Wall Street, with focus turning to the last day of China's policy meeting.

  • Early movers: HUM, BA, TWX, AAPL & more Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

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

  • After-hours buzz: Tesla Motors, OpenTable & more Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • Twitter’s power players and ousted leaders Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 4:47 PM ET
    Twitter co-founder Biz Stone

    Besides the ousted co-founders, there are a number of other key players who are responsible for growing and running the company now.

  • U.S. stocks closed mainly down, with Wall Street pausing after a two-session rise.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street for Tuesday, as uncertainty over the next moves by international central banks weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Despite bubble signs, bulls to keep edge Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 9:35 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Bulls could keep the upper hand in the coming week, even with increasing warning signs that the market could be getting bubbly.

  • Sony-Netflix strike production deal for new series Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    Sony announced that it has created a new one-hour psychological thriller for Netflix that will begin production early next year, WSJ reported.

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