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  • Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4

    Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4
    "Downton Abbey" is coming back in January — and the chief of PBS is warming up by hurling a few crumpets at TV rivals. Season 5 of the British drawing-room drama will premiere in America on Jan. 4, the public broadcaster announced Tuesday at the...
  • 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...
  • Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors

    Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors
    Is there a white knight for Time Warner? Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
  • Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads

    Verizon, Cox boost Internet speeds in Hampton Roads
    Both Verizon and Cox are increasing Internet speeds for customers in Hampton Roads. On Monday, Verizon announced that FiOS home customers will start getting upload speeds that match their download speeds for video chatting or sharing videos or online...
  • Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley

    Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley
    GREENWICH — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie swooped into one of the richest neighborhoods in this upscale town Monday to raise as much as $10,000 per person for the state Republican Party and boost the gubernatorial chances of business executive...
  • Comcast's 2Q Net Income Soars Nearly 15% On Sale of Web Services

    Comcast said second-quarter net income rose about 15% as more of its cable customers opted to take a higher degree of service to get high-speed connections to the Internet as well as other business-related products. The boost to the company's bottom...