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*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.
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*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...
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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.
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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...
*AOL shares jump 19 pct; Verizon down 0.7 pct. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest U.S. wireless carrier into a leading provider of content and video for the web and mobile phones. AOL and its properties, including the Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Engadget websites, would become a Verizon...
*AOL shares jump 19 pct; Verizon down 0.5 pct. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest U.S. wireless carrier into a leading provider of content and video for the web and mobile phones. AOL and its properties, including the Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Engadget websites, would become a Verizon...
Free from ESPN, marquee sports columnist Bill Simmons may be best not to tether himself to one company next time, say experts.
*Deal includes $300 mln in AOL debt. *AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to continue to lead company. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said it would buy AOL Inc in a $4.4 billion deal that gives the biggest U.S. wireless carrier access to AOL's mobile video platform and content including the Huffington Post news website.
A huge hit with teens, the Snapchat message app that lets you share video and photos in seconds has built a cult following.