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  • Verizon makes uploading as fast as downloading

    Verizon plans to boost the Internet upload speed for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers, meaning that they’ll be able to upload videos to YouTube nearly as quickly as they can load  clips they want to watch. In a news release Monday,...
  • 'Fargo' TV miniseries gets second season on FX with new cast

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 21 (Reuters) - "Fargo," the Emmy-nominated television mini-series inspired by the Coen brothers' cult film, has been renewed for a second season that will feature a new storyline and characters, cable network FX said on Monday....
  • Time Warner adopts provision that makes hostile takeover tougher

    In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors. The change in the company...
  • Israel fund to invest $55 million in TV shows for sale abroad

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The TV Format Fund aims to capitalize on the recent success of Israeli television shows such as spy thriller "Homeland" in Hollywood by investing in new formats created in Israel and selling them abroad. Founded six months ago by...
  • Cyber Defense Requires National Coordination

    It does not take an overactive imagination to picture the fallout from a cyber attack on an American public utility. The consequences of knocking out the generation and/or distribution of electricity, water, natural gas or communications could ripple so...
  • Time Warner moves to bar shareholders from calling meetings

    (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's board moved to prevent its shareholders from calling special meetings, effectively throwing up a hurdle to any quick move to approve a potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox. Fox made an offer for...
  • Time Warner Changes Bylaws to Guard Against Fox Acquisition

    Time Warner is strengthening its defenses in preparation for Rupert Murdoch's next play. The media company's board approved a measure Monday to temporarily prevent a fraction of shareholders, some 15%, from forcing a vote on 21st Century Fox's $85 per-...
  • Comic-Con: Revenge of the Girl Geeks

    Attention fanboys, lady nerds are here in force. When more than 130,000 fans, geeks, comic book aficionados and superhero savants begin their stampede this week at San Diego's Comic-Con, the four-day event will have an unprecedented 12 different panels...
  • A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

    By Ronald Grover (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack. Time Warner's board rejected...
  • 100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting

    100 Palestinians, 13 Israelis killed in bloody Gaza fighting
    (Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed. The Israeli military...
  • A snapshot of mortgage news across U.S.

    Once again, the printouts heralding housing news that are heaped on my desk threaten to fall over and hurt me. In the name of safety, let's get the news (much of it mortgage-related) to the people: The ads touting reverse mortgages are hard to miss if...