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  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • Fox News Shifts 'Sunday Housecall' to Accommodate Bartiromo Show

    Fox News Channel will move its "Sunday Housecall" program to make room for Maria Bartiromo's new business-focused Sunday talk show. Fox News said "Sunday Housecall" will now air at 12:30 p.m on Sundays, after previously airing at 10:30 a.m. Bartiromo'...
  • Dish Network Relents, Will Offer 'WrestleMania 30′

    Dish Network has reversed its decision not to offer next month's "WrestleMania 30" to its subscribers. The company announced this week, "Dish will offer WWE's 'WrestleMania' pay-per-view event, airing Sunday, April 6, on channel 455 and 456 in HD and SD,...
  • Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet

    Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet
    Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it. The effort is a part of Internet.org,...
  • Clues emerge on Malaysia jet, but weather interrupts search

    BEIJING -- More tantalizing clues emerged Thursday about the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as fresh satellites photos showed a debris field in the South Indian Ocean off Australia, but the retrieval was frustrated by poor weather. Thailand...
  • Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'

    Brandy Clark, who writes hits for others, tells her own '12 Stories'
    The characters in Brandy Clark's songs aren't necessarily where they thought they'd be in life. There's the woman buying pharmaceuticals out of some guy's trunk in "Take a Little Pill." There's the woman living for religion and lotto-winning dreams in...
  • FCC Votes to Bar Stations from Jointly Selling Ad Time

    The FCC on Monday prohibited so-called "sidecar" deals among stations in the same market, a move that Chairman Tom Wheeler said will close a loophole that has allowed major media groups to skirt media ownership rules. The FCC's order, on a 3-2 vote, puts...
  • Maria Bartiromo Returns To CNBC (Thanks To An Ad For Fox Business Network)

    Maria Bartiromo for years updated CNBC viewers on the ups and downs of the stock market. Now she's telling them to switch to a rival network. In ads purchased for the New York market served by Time Warner Cable and running on CNBC, Bartiromo speaks...
  • Military weather satellite set for launch from Vandenberg base

    For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting for the day it would be launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base. On Thursday morning, the...
  • Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel

    Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel
    As NASA plans to send astronauts to an asteroid or even to Mars in the coming decades -- missions that could last well beyond 30 days -- they’re grappling with an ethical dilemma. How do they handle decisions on long-distance space exploration...