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  • 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...
  • Any white knights for Time Warner? Netflix hits 50-million mark.

    Any white knights for Time Warner? Netflix hits 50-million mark.
    After the coffee. Before the joy of giving my cat a pill. The Skinny: I watched Episode 3 of HBO's "The Leftovers" last night. I think I'm done. I'm just not getting hooked and last night I found myself fast-forwarding, which is never a good sign....
  • Dodgers, Time Warner Cable to fans: Suck it up and pay

    Dodgers, Time Warner Cable to fans: Suck it up and pay
    To the editor: It's understandable that Dodgers President Stan Kasten finds the cable TV situation extremely troubling and that Time Warner Cable Sports President David Rone finds it "unfair" that DirecTV isn't just signing up for what is obviously the...
  • Comcast profit boosted by internet subscriber growth, NBC

    Comcast profit boosted by internet subscriber growth, NBC
    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp's quarterly profit beat estimates as its high-speed Internet business added the most number of customers in six years and profitability improved at NBC Universal. The largest U.S. cable operator's shares rose as much as 2.6...
  • 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...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...