Netflix stock drops after not meeting expectations

Netflix’s victories still fall short with investors Netflix gained over five million subscribers last quarter, but that was still not enough to appease investors, who estimated they would gain closer to six million. Even though Netflix continues to dominate the media market, investors are still not impressed; indeed, it seems as if the bar is […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 18, 2018
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Justice Department will appeal AT&T -Warner

AT&T-Warner not over yet The Justice Department reported on Thursday that it will appeal AT&T’s acquisition of Warner, which Judge Richard Leon approved last month. Judge Leon ruled that the merger did not break any antitrust laws, and if it did, the government failed to show that. When the Justice Department first opened the case […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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AT&T unveils TV streaming service

AT&T hopes to combat Netflix AT&T announced on Thursday that they have created their own streaming service, WatchTV, through which consumers can stream CNN, TNT, and other channels. The streaming service is the first revealed project after the massive AT&T-Warner deal that closed two weeks ago. WatchTV will help the merged companies position itself against […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 25, 2018
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Disney increases bid for Fox

Disney raises the stakes The media-giant recently increased their bid to acquire 20th Century Fox, giving them the edge over Comcast to acquire the media giant. Disney originally locked in a bid of $52.4 billion for Fox, but after a judge approved the AT&T-Warner deal, Comcast rebutted with a $60 billion offer. After the ruling, the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 23, 2018
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AT&T-Warner acquisition approved

AT&T-Warner trumps lawsuit On Tuesday, Judge Richard Leon approved AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable – a deal worth $85 billion, one of the biggest acquisitions in the 2000s. The acquisition created a massive six-week antitrust trial, as AT&T’s massive satellite and phone networks will now have access to brands like Warner Bros., CNN, and […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 13, 2018
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Comcast’s acquisition of Fox only capable with a mountain of doubt

Comcast (CMCSA) is a global leader in cable, and it is seeking to expand its reach in media even further with the acquisition of 21stCentury Fox (FOXA) and British satellite broadcaster Sky. However, to do so, it would be digging itself into a massive financial trench. To acquire Sky, it would have to beat Disney […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 17, 2018
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Snapchat Pictures and now Shows?

Parents, grandparents, teens, young adults and even those in their 20’s all use Snapchat these days to keep in touch in a fun picture friendly way. You can put a cool funky filter on your picture or just smile and make a funny face, and send it on out to your best friends and family […]
  • Taylor Eckley
  • June 21, 2017
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AT&T to Continue with Time Warner Merger Despite Opposition

AT&T faces opposition to its merger with Time Warner from multiple sides—including the executive branch of government. The telecommunications company has also encountered suspicions concerning licenses granted by the Federal Communications Commission. In regulatory filings dated January 6, AT&T asserts that its $85 billion merger will go on according to plan. AT&T adds that it […]
  • Anahit Moumjian
  • January 10, 2017
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