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UK Regulator Says Fox-Sky Deal "Not in Public Interest"
While the Competition and Markets Authority has no concerns about broadcasting standards, it notes the influence of the Murdoch family, which controls Fox and News Corp, suggesting the government could block the deal, order a spin-off or divestiture of ...
Puerto Rico will try and privatize its bankrupt power utility
The governor of Puerto Rico announced Monday his intentions to privatize the island's beleaguered power utility. The announcement comes just two days before the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, or "PREPA," is due to submit a revised ...
China Has Plenty of Options to Retaliate Against the US
Boeing, the largest U.S. exporter, has long been a key bellwether for trade relations. Xi gave Boeing a $38 billion order on a 2015 plant visit in Seattle. Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg. U.S. President Donald Trump may soon get a lesson about ...
Netflix crosses $100 billion market capitalization as subscribers surge
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of 2017, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television ...
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Montana Governor Signs Order to Force Net Neutrality
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Most efforts underway to restore so-called net neutrality face big obstacles and would take many months, if not years, to succeed. But in Montana, the governor has used the stroke of a pen to bring the rules to broad parts of his state ...
Wynn Plans New Investment in Macau as Earnings Top Estimates
Wynn Resorts Ltd. plans to expand its newest property on Macau's Cotai Strip after the project helped the company report better-than-expected earnings last quarter. The next phase of the $4.2 billion Wynn Palace, which opened in August 2016, will be ...
Immunotherapy M&A In Focus as Celgene Buys Juno; Good, Bad of Activism--ICYMI
Busy day on Wall Street as Merger Monday was upon us, the government was hard at work trying to get back to work and earnings continued to flow in. Among the biggest stories of the day was the wave of pharma mergers that swept Wall Street. While Sanofi ...
Bacardi to buy Patrón tequila in $5.1B premium spirits deal
Bacardi and Patrón are about to share corporate ownership on the top shelf of the world's premium spirits. Family-owned Bacardi Limited on Monday announced it is buying Patrón Spirits International and its Patrón brand — the world's top-selling ...
Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay for the news
Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corporation, today issued a statement calling for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news traveling through their platforms. In the statement, Murdoch calls on Facebook to pay a carriage fee, as cable ...
Amazon doesn't care if you accidentally shoplift from its cashier-less store
Amazon Go, the e-commerce giant's new cashier-less grocery store in downtown Seattle, opened today to a mix of general curiosity and incredulity. How can a store function without cashiers? How do you pay, and how does the business know who's buying ...