Another mega-merger bites the dust. This morning, Comcast issued a (very) brief statement regarding its tortured merger plans with Time Warner Cable, saying the proposal has been “terminated.”
Last week, Bloomberg reported that the Justice Department might snuff out the impeding Comcast-TWC merger for violation of antitrust laws. Now, the WSJ has joined the mourning party, with a report saying the FCC will designate the merger for a hearing. That wouldn’t kill it dead, but it would certainly sharpen up the…
On the eve of the FCC's pending ruling on the Comcast/Time Warner merger, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has taken some time to graciously accept an award at an annual industry dinner. A dinner that Comcast donated $110,000 to. And a dinner that they were definitely not using to sway the FCC's vote at all no sir not in…
It's a sad day for consumers as the rumored merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is moving forward. What does it look like when the two biggest cable companies in the country jump into the sack together? The map above gives you an idea. It ain't pretty.
Following rumors last night, Comcast has announced that it is acquiring Time Warner Cable in a multibillion-dollar deal.
This afternoon, 3D printing giant Stratasys announced the $403 million acquisition of MakerBot. And while it won't change anything about MakerBot's brand, Stratasys could supply the know-how to scale up business in a big way. That could mean more stores, more factories, and even more offices.
It sometimes feels like there's no end to the AT&T takeover of T-Mobile. Here's another delay: AT&T can't even shift its assets quickly enough to satisfy the regulators.
The AT&T-Mobile merger is cooked, basically. Yesterday's turkey. AT&T's withdrawing the deal's application to the FCC and is looking at throwing Kardashian-sized $4 billion at the breakup fee. But wait! According to the New York Times, AT&T's got a secret, last-ditch plan to save the merger.
A team of four hackers based in Manila have been arrested over a premium-line phone scam that targeted customers of AT&T, costing the telecoms company almost $2million.
The FCC's decided that AT&T's arguments for why its merger with T-Mobile is necessary and obvious don't quite wash, and has ordered the deal to undergo a hearing before an Administrative Law judge in February.
The boards have sent their approval, the money has exchanged hands and the regulatory hurdles have been overcome. Now it's time for Skype to officially become part of Microsoft.
The government's attempt to block the AT&T-T-Mobile merger will see its first day in court just two short weeks from now. The goal of the hearing: figure out of there's a way to settle this all civilized like.
Early this morning, Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi came out hand in hand to declare that they were merging their small screen divisions into one liquid crystal behemoth. The new entity will be known as Japan Display. And it's a good thing for you.
After spending months reviewing AT&T's attempt to swallow T-Mobile, the FCC had hit the pause button—but now it's back to the review, the NYT reports. [NYT]
Shareholder John W. Keating filed a complaint against Motorola Mobility and CEO Sanjay Jha claiming the mobile phone company sold itself to Google for pennies on the dollar.
Here's a report that'll raise the hackles of some Motorola employees. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google employees are better fed at work, make more money and are smarter than their Motorola colleagues.
An early victim of the AT&T / T-Mobile merger has turned out to be independent T-Mobile store owners. They're already getting screwed by a merger that's eventually going to be bad for everyone.