ITC patent ruling on Comcast, TiVo

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What is a large and powerful company to do when it no longer wishes to pay the licensing fees for the technology it is selling? In the case of Comcast, the answer is simple – just steal the technology and ignore the law. TiVo, here, is the victim of Comcast’s theft. TiVo, which recently merged… Please follow and like us:

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6 Times ‘The Simpsons’ Accurately Predicted The Future

Fox’s long-running “The Simpsons” has had a knack for foreseeing future events. The popular animated series did it once again in regards to its own fate as it was confirmed Thursday that Walt Disney Company purchased 21st Century Fox assets in a $54.2 billion deal. “The Simpsons” predicted this would occur in 1998, however. On the… Please follow and like us:

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5 things to know about the Disney/Fox deal and what it could mean for you

The media landscape was shaken up Thursday with the announcement that Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets in a deal valued at $52.4 billion in an all-stock transaction. RELATED: Disney theme park attendance drops as prices rise The House of Mouse gets crazy like a Fox! Here’s what it’s going to mean to you… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T, Time Warner merger brings unique anti-trust concerns

WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 – Giant telecommunication company AT&T (more than $160 billion in annual sales) still hopes to purchase the Time Warner Company for $85 billion. Most view this merger as primarily a vertical merger, a transaction that typically gets routinely easy approval from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). But, although a similar Comcast-NBC/Universal… Please follow and like us:

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Kushner: CNN Staff Should Be Fired

Senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly told executives at Time Warner that 20 percent of CNN’s staff should be fired in the wake of the 2016 election over their coverage. Kushner made the comments to executive Gary Ginsberg earlier this year, telling the Time Warner manager that he should fire… Please follow and like us:

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Sprint turns to improving its wireless network now that a T-Mobile merger is dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Unwilling to turn control of Sprint over to rivals at T-Mobile US, Sprint’s chairman vowed this week to spend more money on the Overland Park-based company’s wireless network. Merger talks between Sprint and T-Mobile, the nation’s No. 4 and No. 3 wireless companies, collapsed over the weekend principally over terms that would… Please follow and like us:

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Rumors say Fiat-Chrysler could be bought by an unlikely rival

Had news come out 15 years ago that Hyundai could be the largest Automaker in the world; you probably would have labeled it fake news and moved on. It’s been reported that Hyundai, the maker of the Accent, and other tiny to sort of tiny economy cars, could buy out Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. Ok, we have to… Please follow and like us:

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Walgreens to grow by 1,932 stores with Rite Aid deal

CHICAGO — After years of trying, Walgreens Boots Alliance has received clearance from the Federal Trade Commission to expand its business through the purchase of 1,932 Rite Aid stores for $4.38 billion. The FTC had long resisted a deal between Walgreens and competitor Rite Aid, forcing the two to revise terms of a transaction several times… Please follow and like us:

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Fiat Chrysler takeover mystery: A trick, a treat or a strategy?

Chinese automakers are advised to exercise caution in overseas mergers and acquisitions If you can’t beat them, buy them. This is what Chinese automakers are recently rumored to be doing, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is looking for a merger. Citing unnamed sources, the United States-based website Automotive News reported last week that FCA had rejected a… Please follow and like us:

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Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks in $11.9 billion deal

LOS ANGELES — Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive have reached an $11.9 billion deal to combine, a move aimed at creating a bulwark to withstand the challenges facing the television industry. Discovery plans to acquire Scripps — the owner of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel — in a cash-and-stock transaction that was announced… Please follow and like us:

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Wall Street Is Not Impressed With Tesla’s Incredibly Weird Business Model

Analysts are growing increasingly pessimistic about Tesla’s outlook, according to an analysis by Bloomberg. A disturbingly high number of analysts do not expect the electric company’s value to increase over time. More than 14 analysts expect Tesla’s valuation to fall $48 below its current stock price, the outlets report noted. Bloomberg’s report suggests analysts are expressing… Please follow and like us:

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