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UPDATE 4-Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets -sources

2017-11-17 reuters
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. (149-0)

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets - sources

2017-11-17 in.reuters
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. (143-0)

U.S. agency approves TV tech that gives better pictures but less privacy

2017-11-16 reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow broadcasters to voluntarily use a new technology to improve picture quality and allow better reception on mobile phones and give advertisers dramatically more data about viewing habits. (144-0)

US agency approves TV tech that gives better pictures but less privacy - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-16 channelnewsasia
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow broadcasters to voluntarily use a new technology to improve picture quality and allow better reception on mobile phones and give advertisers dramatically more data about viewing habits. (144-0)

Viacom Earnings: Three Reasons to Still Stay Tuned - Bloomberg

2017-11-16 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (150-0)

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator votes to loosen media ownership rules

2017-11-16 reuters
(Adds comments by FCC chairman and FCC commissioner, U.S. senator, industry trade group, adds industry background) (61-0)

U.S. FCC votes to loosen media ownership rules

2017-11-16 reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to undo key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media. (57-0)

Jessica Rudd steaks her claim on China

2017-11-15 theage.com.au
Australia's biggest ASX-listed cattle group, Australian Agricultural Co (AACo), has recruited Jessica Rudd – daughter of our former PM Kevin Rudd – to help sell its branded beef strategy to China.  (55-0)

Jessica Rudd steaks her claim on China

2017-11-15 smh.com.au
Australia's biggest ASX-listed cattle group, Australian Agricultural Co (AACo), has recruited Jessica Rudd – daughter of our former PM Kevin Rudd – to help sell its branded beef strategy to China.  (55-0)

Tuesday’s Vital Data: General Electric Company (GE), Tesla Inc (TSLA) and CBS Corporation (CBS) | InvestorPlace

2017-11-14 investorplace
U.S. stock futures are trading lower this morning, as investors keep an eye on Washington, D.C. and House Republicans’ progress on their tax plan. Skittishness is also being driven by all-time-high valuations across the board on Wall Street, with many traders unable to shake the feeling that a pullback is on the horizon. (113-0)

Netflix Gets Early Christmas Gifts From Disney And Amazon

2017-11-14 seekingalpha
Contrary to popular belief, Disney's streaming effort will actually help Netflix, as it will deal a major blow to the cable bundle. (127-0)

HBO cuts ties with Louis C.K., FX ‘troubled’ following sexual misconduct allegations - MarketWatch

2017-11-10 marketwatch
HBO is cutting all ties with comedian Louis C.K. in the wake of a report Thursday in which multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct, while FX Networks said it is reviewing its relationship with him. (132-0)

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2017-11-10 reuters
Nov 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Friday: (114-0)

Apple Inc. Is Pushing Harder Into Content With New Deal. Look Out Netflix? | InvestorPlace

2017-11-10 investorplace
We’ve all known that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) would eventually make a push into content. It already has, although admittedly, it’s been a toe-dip at best. AAPL stock is down slightly thanks to the broader market pullback Thursday. But let’s not overlook the new deal it just announced. (390-0)

CBS' buyout of Australia's Ten Network nears final hurdle

2017-11-10 reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - CBS Corp’s buyout of embattled Australian broadcaster Ten Network Holdings won approval from an Australian court on Friday, leaving only sign-off from the nation’s securities regulator before the deal is done. (57-0)

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