While the cable industry celebrates its accomplishments — growing distribution, advertising revenue, etc. — there are also some looming questions about the industry's transition to the digital future.
Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers.
AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint say they need more radio spectrum, the government-rationed slices of radio waves that carry phone calls and wireless data.
The volume of personal digital data available is transforming everyday commerce, particularly the marketing and advertising sector. It also raises issues about privacy and civil rights. You might call it, Big Data, Big Brother.
The festival, launched in 1989 to draw attention to this city's vibrant music scene, has morphed into a magnet for technology companies — start-ups and large corporations alike — and Hollywood, too. SXSW Interactive runs through Tuesday, giving way to the music festival that runs through Sunday; SXSW's film portion ends Saturday.
When the television season ends in May, what will matter most — for both networks and advertisers — is the ranking of shows once digital video recorder playback is included in the viewership totals. The New York Times reports.
"Linsanity" has pushed shares of MSG up 15 percent on the year and to their highest level since it was spun out of Cablevision two years ago.
Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Friday ahead of the three-day holiday weekend, but all major averages logged robust gains for the week following some positive economic news and amid optimism that Greece will soon find a solution to its debt crisis.
The 48-day standoff between the MSG Network and Time Warner Cable ended Friday, according to two people aware of the resolution who were not authorized to speak publicly, the New York Times reports.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why there is limited near-term upside for Weight Watchers stock … with a nod toward linsanity
He's Asian-American, Harvard-educated and not that tall by NBA standards. He's Jeremy Lin, the point guard who, quite unexpectedly, has led the New York Knicks on a seven-game winning streak.
Signs of an improving U.S. economy have allowed consumers to feel more comfortable pulling out their wallet for nonessentials, pushing consumer discretionary shares to some of the highest growth rates in the S&P 500 in the fourth quarter.
Since the beginning of 2012, the NASDAQ Composite has risen about 8 percent, followed by the S&P 500 and Dow, up 5 and 4.7 percent, respectively.
I’m a big proponent of rightsizing personal finances to match one’s goals and desired lifestyle, with the ultimate aim of a seamless transition to retirement. That’s right: retirement.
Disney and Comcast have struck a comprehensive, 10-year distribution deal, covering 70 Disney networks and services including ESPN and ABC.
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports cable consumers will be affected after December 31st, when MSG and Time Warner's contract ends. Also, weighing in on whether an 'a la carte' strategy for consumers to order only whichever networks they wanted, with David Joyce, Miller Tabak senior media analyst.
Stocks erased most of their earlier gains to finish near the flatline in thin trading Friday, as investors booked profits ahead of the weekend following a robust rally all week. Still, all three major averages posted an impressive gain of over 7 percent for the week.
Futures held their sharp gains Friday following news employment growth picked up momentum in November while the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years.
As Time Warner searched for a top executive to run its sprawling magazine unit, it did not look just outside the company. It looked outside the publishing industry, the New York Times reports.
Walt Disney topped analysts' expectations for its quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday as advertising held strong at its ESPN sports channel and other media networks, sending shares higher after the closing bell.