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June 1- Business software maker CA Inc appointed Otto Berkes, one of the four founders of Microsoft Corp's Xbox console, as chief technology officer. Berkes was most recently the technology chief at Time Warner Inc's HBO and worked on the development of HBO GO amongst other things. Before joining HBO, Berkes spent 18 years at Microsoft.
"Seinfeld" is nearly 30, but its syndication rights continue to spin money for its creators.
*Traders take profit after institutional month-end buying. *Corporate supply sends 30- year yields higher. NEW YORK, May 28- Long-dated U.S.
Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, shares his opinion on the consolidation between Time Warner and Charter Communications.
*Time Warner Cable's shares up 7.1 pct, Charter up 2.7 pct. May 26- Charter Communications Inc's $56 billion bid to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast Corp's earlier bid for Time Warner Cable. The transaction faces a close review from the...
*Charter agrees to buy Time Warner Cable in $56 bln deal. PARIS, May 26- Patrick Drahi, the billionaire owner of deal-hungry European telecoms group Altice, will not let missing out on Time Warner Cable dissuade him from further expansion in the United States, people familiar with the situation said. Taking his first step across the Atlantic last week by agreeing to...
*Ryanair's shares rise after airline's profits surge. LONDON, May 26- European stock markets stumbled on Tuesday, as Greece's debt problems and a battering for Spain's government in local elections offset a rise in airline shares. Irish airline Ryanair surged 6.3 percent after posting higher profits.
There weren't as many fireworks at the Memorial Day weekend box office, as newcomer "Tomorrowland" disappointed with a $32.2 million debut.
Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
*Altice also interested in Time Warner Cable- sources. In addition to Suddenlink, the seventh-largest U.S. cable player, Altice has also approached No.2 provider Time Warner Cable over a deal, sources said, creating a potential bidding war with John Malone's Charter Communications. Altice Chief Executive Dexter Goei declined to comment on Time Warner, saying...
Here's the real reason why Netflix is at $600, says Michael Yoshikami.
"Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes at the box office, snagging first place on the charts with $70.3 million debut.
Before the presidential race heats up, Congress should pass an open-Internet law, says Jamal Simmons.
Sysco's CEO says the FTC, which is suing to block the company's merger with US Foods, has it all wrong.
Dish Network's controversial bids in a recent wireless spectrum auction are a net positive for American taxpayers, Charlie Ergen tells CNBC.
May 12- AOL Inc Chief Executive Tim Armstrong's six year path to transforming the venerable dial-up Internet provider into a marketable mobile ad specialist was filled with bumps. Perhaps most infamously, Armstrong publicly blamed an AOL employee's "distressed baby" as the reason for the company's escalating health care costs. Verizon's offer- at a premium of...
The networks said revenue was mainly driven by pay-per-view purchases in the United States, where the fight was bought 4.4 million times.
How AOL has changed since its 1992 IPO.
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LOS ANGELES, May 12- The "Fight of the Century" between boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao generated record pay-per-view revenue in the United States of $400 million from 4.4 million buys, cable networks Showtime and HBO said on Tuesday. The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was co-produced and co-distributed by Showtime, a unit of CBS Corp, and Time...