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  • July 16- If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24- hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday it made an offer to buy Time Warner for about $80 billion.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 14- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Monday announced a reorganization of its television business as the network sought to push itself out of last place among the big U.S. broadcasters.

  • US corporations make big money, cut out on taxes Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    Big U.S. corporations are benefiting from a "new exceptionalism," allowing them to skip out on their domestic tax bills, The Washington Post says.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 2- Facebook Inc wants its users in India to hang up on advertisers. The ads are part of Facebook's effort to bolster its business in countries such as Brazil, India and Indonesia, which could help Facebook boost its overall revenue.

  • DOHA, July 2- Al Jazeera, the Qatari-funded television station whose reporting of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings won it millions of viewers in the Middle East, is defiant following a backlash by Arab governments that accuse it of supporting Islamists.

  • It's official: Craft brewers are beating big beer Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Holy City Brewing from Charleston, S.C.

    Despite a slowdown in traditional beer production, craft breweries are experiencing almost a 10 percent increase because of shifting consumer tastes.

  • Google strikes ad measurement deal with comScore Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 6:36 PM ET
    A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California.

    Google signed a major advertising deal with comScore to help it win more business from big brands like Kellogg. USA TODAY reports.

  • Early movers: PETM, FL, WMT, UAL & more Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

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

  • After-hours buzz: Gap, Intuit & more Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    Companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Early movers: LOW, JCP, SPLS, BBY & more Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 7:54 AM ET

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

  • U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply lower open Wednesday, amid worries over financial conditions in China and as investors digested a mixed bag of corporate earnings.

  • How Nielsen measures Twitter TV audiences Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    The new ratings will measure the number of people tweeting about television programs, and the number of people who actually view those tweets.

  • Spanish-language film storms US box office Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    'Instructions Not Included,' a Spanish-language film with English subtitles, generated $10 million in sales over the weekend, a record for a Spanish film in the US.

  • Short sellers raising bets on S&P 500 stocks Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    As the S&P 500 continues to trade near record highs, short interest appears to be on the rise.

  • UK porn ban: No sex please, we're British Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.

  • Early Movers: DIS, ZNGA, TYC, STZ, ONXX & More Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

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

  • Is IBM's Watson the answer for consumers? Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    Watson, the IBM computing system that conquered "Jeopardy!" on television, is launching an app business called the Watson Engagement Advisor that can be used to help consumers get answers on mobile devices.

  • Keep Clear of Investing Crooks Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    If you want to avoid falling prey to someone like Bernie Madoff, the first and most surprising rule you should adopt: Don't trust your neighbors' referral, or your friends'.

  • Akamai Eyes New Second-Screen Technology: Report Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    According to a report, researchers at Akamai are busy working on a new technology that will automatically know what you're watching on TV and then stream secondary content to your smartphone or tablet. TheStreet.com reports.

  • Stocks Close Up 1% on 'Cliff' Talks; Apple Jumps 3% Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with major averages hitting a two-month high, as investors were encouraged that a deal would soon be made in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff."