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  • Mel Karmazin: What's wrong with media consolidation? Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 7:10 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin: What's wrong with media consolidation?

    Former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin shares his thoughts on media stocks and why consolidation could produce benefits for shareholders.

  • Mel Karmazin not invested in stocks... here's why Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015 | 7:05 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin not invested in stocks... here's why

    Former Sirius XM Radio CEO Mel Karmazin discusses why he is no longer invested in the stock market and is keeping his money in cash for now.

  • BEIJING, Nov 4- China will deepen interest rate reform, including making better use of short-term repo and medium-term lending facilities, state radio reported on Wednesday, citing the State Council, the country's cabinet. China will establish a financing guarantee fund to help small firms lower their borrowing costs, according to the broadcast, and...

  • BEIJING, Nov 3- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that environmental protection measures introduced by the government have contributed to a slowdown in economic growth, state radio reported on Tuesday. China would have to switch from an over-reliance on natural resources to focus on development of human resources, the radio quoted Li as saying at an...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, Nov 2- The Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department are investigating a California firm whose U.S. radio broadcasts are backed by a subsidiary of the Chinese government, officials said. Both investigations come in response to a Reuters report published on Monday that revealed the existence of the covert radio...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, Nov 2- The Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department are investigating a California firm whose U.S. radio broadcasts are backed by a subsidiary of the Chinese government, officials said. Both investigations come in response to a Reuters report published on Monday that revealed the existence of the covert radio...

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Nov 2- In August, foreign ministers from 10 nations blasted China for building artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. WCRW is just one of a growing number of stations across the world through which Beijing is broadcasting China- friendly news and programming. Many of these stations primarily broadcast content created or...

  • A law administered by the FCC, the Communications Act, bans foreign governments or their representatives from owning a radio license for a U.S. broadcast station. The law, first enacted in 1934, does not apply to cable or satellite outlets, such as Russia's RT or Qatar's Al-Jazeera, or to Internet sites, according to FCC officials. FCC commissioners have liberally...

  • BEIJING, Nov 2- Zhao Yinong calls China Radio International "a very big client" of his European media group. Zhao, whose media company is based in Finland, spearheads an operation that broadcasts China- friendly programming in Europe on behalf of China Radio International. Asked why China is operating abroad through private companies, Zhao said the initial reason...

  • Oct 22- Satellite radio service provider Sirius XM Holdings Inc raised its full-year forecast for revenue and subscriber additions for the third time, helped by strong U.S. auto sales. The company raised its 2015 revenue forecast to $4.53 billion, from $4.5 billion. Sirius's net income rose to $166.6 million, or 3 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30,...

  • Car systems distract, even with voice commands Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 6:48 AM ET
    2008 Mazda6.

    It takes drivers up to 27 seconds to return to full attention after using voice commands to make a call, turn on the radio or perform other tasks.

  • Its customers include the governments of the United States, Canada and Britain, as well as defense companies such as Raytheon Co, Northrop Grumman Corp and Boeing Co.. With a 40- percent stake in API, Vintage Capital Management LLC, an Orlando, Florida- based investment firm, is by far the company's largest shareholder. Anaren Inc, an API competitor, was acquired by...

  • BERLIN, Oct 4- German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a German radio station that the emissions scandal around German carmaker Volkswagen was "drastic" but the damage was not so great that Germany was no longer deemed a good place to do business. "I believe the reputation of the German economy and the trust in the German economy has not been shaken by this to the extent...

  • GERMANY'S MERKEL TELLS DLF RADIO: VOLKSWAGEN SCANDAL HAS NOT SHAKEN REPUTATION OF AND TRUST IN GERMAN ECONOMY TO THE EXTENT THAT WE ARE NO LONGER CONSIDERED A GOOD BUSINESS LOCATION.

  • Sept 23- Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc said it paid nearly $500 million in artist royalties over the past 12 months, bringing the total to more than $1.5 billion in about 10 years. "It took us nearly nine years to generate the first billion dollars in royalties, and just over a year to increase that total by 50 percent," Chief Executive Brian McAndrews said...

  • CALGARY, Sept 22- The Canadian oil-producing province of Alberta wants to strengthen its environmental regulations and bend the curve on its rapidly-rising greenhouse gas emissions, Premier Rachel Notley said in a radio interview broadcast on Tuesday. Alberta's oil sands, vast deposits of tar-like bitumen, are the world's third-largest crude reserves, but...

  • UPDATE 1-Pandora wins round at U.S. Copyright Office Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 2:15 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21- Pandora Media Inc said on Monday it was pleased that the U.S. Trading of Pandora was halted twice in the morning, and spiked up 14.7 percent to $22.60. In August 2014, Pandora, an Internet radio company, reached an agreement with Merlin over royalties to be paid in the United States.

  • BEIJING, Sept 17- China's economy is resilient and has the capacity to maintain a long-term medium-to-high growth rate, state media reported President Xi Jinping telling U.S. business leaders and former officials. Speaking to the business leaders in advance of his trip to the United States next week, Xi acknowledged that the economic slowdown has raised...

  • BEIJING, Sept 17- China's economy is resilient and has the capacity to maintain a long-term medium to high growth rate, President Xi Jinping was reported as saying on state radio on Thursday.

  • Aug 27- CBS Radio and Walt Disney's ESPN are joining a handful of companies that will promote podcasts to advertisers at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's first podcast upfronts next month, executives told Reuters. Podcasts are a small, but growing part of the digital media marketplace with a wealthy, tech-savvy group of listeners, said Larry Rosin,...