U.S. FCC paused until Jan. 12 its informal 180-day countdown for the review of the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable.» Read More
The battle for your home entertainment dollars is heating up. Now cable and satellite TV companies are moving forward with plans to give consumers even more control over how and when they access entertainment as they look to keep subscribers from "cutting the cord."
For the sixth year in a row, The Consumerist is holding its version of "March Madness," bracketing nominated companies and allowing people to vote for "The Worst Company in America."
The technology giant on Friday announced its first-ever dividend. Is it an act of desperation? The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Despite the upheaval roiling the markets, Wall Street analysts continue to issue upbeat reports about media companies, and even the negative reports don't mention the headlines — they simply don't have the exposure to Japan and the rest of the market instability as many other sectors.
As the markets plummet Netflix is a rare bright spot in a sea of red — the subscription movie service is now trading up more than 7.5 percent. Netflix is bucking the trend thanks to an upgrade from Goldman Sachs, which raised its rating from 'buy' to 'neutral,' and lifted its price target to $300. That's still a good $50 more than where it's trading now.
Comcast may be the nation’s biggest cable company, but it still faces tough competition from the Internet. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.
CNN is reformatting “Parker Spitzer” as an ensemble program with Eliot Spitzer — and without Kathleen Parker, who has been his co-host for the last four months. The New York Times reports.
The 3D TV market just got a little more exciting. On Sunday, '3net' launched in 18 million homes from Discovery, Sony and Imax. And on Monday, as a Valentine’s gift to sports fans, ESPN launched on DirecTV, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. This brings the total number of 3D networks to three, including DirecTV's 'N3d' channel, launched last year in partnership with Panasonic.
There were a few acquisitions in the larger media world this week that were far from blockbusters, but worth a quick review.
Plus, cloud stocks are making a comeback and why investors shouldn’t be concerned about Europe.
A new stat on copyright infringement released today is shocking: 23.8 percent of all global Internet traffic involves digital theft with BitTorrent accounting for 11.4 percent.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Time Warner popped while Royal Caribbean and Freeport McMoRan dropped.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 27.
Although it is still a tentative environment for the economy, it's clear that investors are now rewarding growth," Aryeh Bourkoff, vice chairman of Joint Global Head of TMT Investment Banking UBS, told CNBC on Thursday.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
CES kicks off today and buzz is already building about the hot new devices and services that will grab the attention of consumers and investors. Some clear themes have already emerged and it's all about new mobile devices, seamless integration of streaming and traditional content, more powerful chips, and persistent 3D.
Yes, it’s time once again to recognize the best tech ideas of the year. Not the best products — sometimes, a Pogie award-winning feature crops up in a product that, over all, is a turkey. No, these awards go to the best ideas in products, clever twists that make life just a little bit better.
Stocks rallied to new highs as the S&P 500 Index reached its highest close since Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in September 2008 amid light trading and several strong earnings reports. Bank of America and JPMorgan rose, while 3M fell.
Stocks reached new highs on modest gains Tuesday amid light trading and a series of good earnings reports and in the absence of key economic data. JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while 3M fell.
The FCC voted to approve the first ever broad regulations of the Internet, but they were adopted reluctantly—the rules have been so adapted and compromised that people on both sides of the aisle are frustrated.