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  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are. Big cable and satellite TV providers and their manufacturing partners have agreed to curtail energy-hungry boxes for...
  • BSkyB May Face Rocky 2014 as U.K. TV Competition Heats Up

    LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB, for more than two decades the U.K.'s dominant provider of pay TV, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2014 but is only now facing serious competitive threats. After seeing off such formidable rivals as Disney-owned sports...
  • Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio

    Liberty Media seeks full ownership of SiriusXM satellite radio
    Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio. The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
  • Liberty Media Unveils Sirius Plan to Prep for TW Cable Deal

    John Malone's Liberty Media has unveiled a complicated stock transaction that would allow it to buy up the remaining 48% of Sirius XM Satellite Radio that it does not own. The characteristically intricate deal is seen as a means of prepping Liberty's...
  • 'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.

    'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode! The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
  • Charter makes offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable

    Charter makes offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications has made an offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable, a move that could spark a new round of consolidation in the telecommunications industry. If Charter succeeds with its takeover attempt, it would be a...
  • Charter Offers to Buy Time Warner Cable for $61 Billion

    Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate." Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
  • Alex Rodriguez's case steals more of baseball's heart and soul

    Baseball was drained of its charm and innocence long ago, when it went from being a kids' game to the multibillion-dollar enterprise we know as Baseball Inc. Now the sad spectacle involving Alex Rodriguez and his former drug dealer, Tony Bosch, is...
  • Charter bids for Time Warner Cable. Weather Channel off DirecTV.

    After the coffee. Before scheduling my cat's haircut. The Skinny: Got home late and then had to write about the Weather Channel being officially off DirecTV (see below) which means I didn't get a chance to watch Sunday's episode of "The Good Wife."...
  • Hunter says he is ready to be Orioles' closer, if asked

    Hunter says he is ready to be Orioles' closer, if asked
    SARASOTA, FLA. -- In the midst of the fallout from the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson last month, manager Buck Showalter received a comforting text message from reliever Tommy Hunter. The message from Hunter, one of the club's top set-up men...
  • Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.

    Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for American Idol's return. The Skinny: Got caught up in "Gross Pointe Blank" last night. An underrated film! I love the shrink scenes with John Cusack and Alan Arkin. Anyway, Wednesday's roundup includes the...