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Global markets show some signs of life after Brexit doldrums

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Disney details overarching direct-to-consumer plan possible through Fox deal

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Disney CEO Bob Iger positioned his company's acquisition of Fox's TV and movie businesses as a way for the company to prepare for a future in which streaming and direct-to-consumer dominate media consumption, on a conference call this morning to discuss the $52 billion deal.

We're about to see two entertainment behemoths come together, as The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have officially announced a deal.

It's official: Disney is acquiring Fox's film and TV divisions for $52.4 billion

  •   14/12/2017 07:42:00 AM
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- Bob Iger will remain Disney's chairman and CEO through the end of 2021.
- The Disney-Fox deal will give Disney more content when it launches its own streaming service.
- Netflix may lose more content, but the company has already made moves to create more of its own content.

Disney is buying most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

Disney is buying most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

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Disney (DIS) is buying a huge chunk of 21st Century Fox (FOX) in a deal that promises to reshape the media industry and help the entertainment giant fend off digital rivals such as Netflix.

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Disney set to seal $60bn 21st Century Fox takeover

  •   12/12/2017 09:48:00 PM
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Walt Disney is close to confirming a deal to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for about $60bn, reports say.

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udge sets March 19 trial date for AT&T, Time Warner case

  •   07/12/2017 10:57:00 PM
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The Justice Department's lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner has a trial date: March 19, 2018.

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General Electric to shed 12,000 jobs

  •   07/12/2017 12:19:00 PM
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General Electric is to cut 12,000 jobs in its power business, 18% of the division's global workforce.

JASON LAVERIS/FILMMAGIC VIA GETTY IMAGES Oprah Winfrey is selling an additional 24.5 percent of her network OWN to Discovery Communications.

Oprah Sells Majority Stake In OWN To Discovery For $70 Million

  •   05/12/2017 10:38:00 PM
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The media mogul previously had a 50-50 joint venture with the cable giant.

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CVS Agrees To Buy Aetna In A $69 Billion Deal

  •   03/12/2017 12:45:00 PM
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Aetna Inc’s board of directors approved the deal on Sunday, for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock.

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BuzzFeed Lays Off About 100 Staffers, Refocuses Content Efforts

  •   29/11/2017 10:47:00 PM
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The 100 employees will largely be drawn from advertising sales and business operations

An image of bitcoins and U.S. money is displayed on a screen at the Interpol World Congress in Singapore in July 2017. The value of bitcoin surged by $1,000 US on Wednesday, pushing it above $11,000. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

Bubble trouble? Bitcoin jumps to $11,000 US — then down to $9,000 in less than a day

  •   29/11/2017 10:01:00 PM
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Value of cryptocurrency up more than 1,000% so far this year

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Time Inc. agrees to be sold to rival publisher Meredith

  •   26/11/2017 10:06:00 PM
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The deal is valued at $1.84 billion based on the offering price and number of shares of Time outstanding on Sept. 30.

Time Warner owns CNN, HBO, Warner Brothers and other big name media properties. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP

US sues to block $85 bn AT&T-Time Warner merger

  •   20/11/2017 08:24:00 PM
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AT&T has already signaled it will go to court if the deal is blocked, potentially setting up one of the biggest legal battles over a corporate merger in decades

It's all about cheap TVs, tablets and laptops during the electronics retailer's Black Friday sales, naturally.

Best Buy's Best Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2017

  •   19/11/2017 07:48:00 PM
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It's all about cheap TVs, tablets and laptops during the electronics retailer's Black Friday sales, naturally.

An AT&T store in Manhattan’s East Village. Credit Christian Hansen for The New York Times

AT&T CEO Has 'No Intention' to Sell CNN Despite Pressure From Feds

  •   09/11/2017 01:03:00 PM
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Now it seems possible that the Justice Department and AT&T will end up battling each other in court.

Report: U.S. will only approve AT&T-Time Warner deal if CNN is sold

Report: U.S. will only approve AT&T-Time Warner deal if CNN is sold

  •   08/11/2017 04:08:00 PM
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CNN declined to comment on the potential sale.

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U.S. demands CNN or DirecTV sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal -sources

  •   08/11/2017 03:59:00 PM
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- The Justice Department is demanding that AT&T sell Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN, or sell DirecTV, for approval of the $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
- AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said in a statement he has never offered to sell CNN, nor does he have any intention of doing so.
- President Trump has repeatedly criticized CNN as fake news on his social media Twitter account in the past year.

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DOJ to AT&T: Sell major assets, potentially CNN, or get ready for legal battle

  •   08/11/2017 03:46:00 PM
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At a contentious meeting on Monday, the Department of Justice's antitrust chief gave AT&T a choice: If you want us to approve your purchase of Time Warner, either sell off CNN's parent unit or DirecTV. Otherwise, we'll see you in court.

The 10 best deals you can get right now in Best Buy’s early Black Friday sale

The 10 best deals you can get right now in Best Buy’s early Black Friday sale

  •   08/11/2017 12:31:00 PM
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You’ll find our picks for the 10 best deals in Best Buy’s big early Black Friday 2017 sale below.

People shop for electronics during last year’s Black Friday sales.

The best Black Friday deals from Target, Walmart, Amazon and more!

  •   06/11/2017 06:45:00 PM
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Black Friday sales and deals.

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SoftBank increasing Sprint stake after T-Mobile deal called off

  •   05/11/2017 10:19:00 PM
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Both companies have fought to take on the two biggest U.S. wireless carriers, AT&T and Verizon Wireless — and by teaming up would have represented a powerful No. 3 player in the mobile biz with more than 120 million customers total.

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