HBO Must Get Bigger and Broader, Says Its New Overseer

HBO Must Get Bigger and Broader, Says Its New Overseer

The California-born Mr. Stankey, who lives in Texas and has donated to a variety of Republican campaigns, cuts a decrease profile. He began his telecommunications profession at Pacific Bell in 1985 and has served in varied roles at AT&T, together with chief expertise officer and head of the corporate’s DirecTV unit. On the stage of […]

For Carl Icahn, Dell’s Return to the Public Markets Means More Money for Less Work

For Carl Icahn, Dell’s Return to the Public Markets Means More Money for Less Work

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them.__________ The billionaire investor Carl Icahn has a historical past of injecting himself into Dell’s offers. But the dimensions of his efforts to form them doesn’t tally with the revenue he earns from them. As Dell […]

DealBook Briefing: Merger Binge Could Lead to a Hangover

DealBook Briefing: Merger Binge Could Lead to a Hangover

Elsewhere in commerce: Global commerce progress is starting to slow. ZTE has resumed some enterprise in America. The American chip maker Micron is hurting after a courtroom in China blocked it from promoting some merchandise there. Trump voters may be the biggest losers from new auto tariffs. U.S. tariffs may be a “useful” test of […]

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

Silicon Valley’s Giants Take Their Talent Hunt to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, England — When you step off the practice right here and stroll into town sq. exterior the railway station, you’ll not see the spires of King’s College Chapel or the turrets atop the Trinity Great Court. The University of Cambridge continues to be a cab trip away. But you will notice a stone and […]

A Record $2.5 Trillion in Mergers Were Announced in the First Half of 2018

A Record $2.5 Trillion in Mergers Were Announced within the First Half of 2018

The Trump administration has additionally rejected a lot of acquisitions by Chinese corporations on nationwide safety grounds, and even blocked then Singapore-based Broadcom’s $117 billion bid for Qualcomm out of worry that it could put the United States behind China in creating next-generation cellular know-how. The determination underscored how far the administration will go to […]

How Should Antitrust Regulators Check Silicon Valley’s Ambitions?

How Should Antitrust Regulators Check Silicon Valley’s Ambitions?

The Justice Department has mentioned that the United States District Court’s ruling in favor of AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner will hurt customers. But Judge Richard Leon, who made the choice, has finished customers a favor. His ruling will assist legacy media firms stand as much as Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. These […]

Lyft Follows Uber Into Bike-Sharing Lane, Buying Owner of CitiBike

Lyft Follows Uber Into Bike-Sharing Lane, Buying Owner of CitiBike

Lyft competes with Uber for ride-hailing prospects. Now it’s following its rival into bike-sharing, as the businesses transfer to diversify the sorts of transportation companies they provide. Lyft stated on Monday that it was shopping for the core operations of Motivate, the mum or dad firm of CitiBike and several other related applications in United […]

Kevin’s Week in Tech: Pity the Tech B-List

Atlantic’s Quartz, Made to Cover Business, Becomes Good Business Itself

Atlantic Media’s enterprise information website constructed for the digital age has become little bit of enterprise itself. The website, Quartz, which was created by Atlantic in 2012, will probably be bought to the Japanese monetary intelligence firm Uzabase for between $75 million and $110 million, relying on its efficiency, according to a statement launched Monday. […]

Deal to Return Dell to Public Trading, but Still in Its Founder’s Hands

Deal to Return Dell to Public Trading, however Still in Its Founder’s Hands

When Michael S. Dell took his namesake expertise firm personal in 2013, he mentioned that doing so would give him the liberty to arrange it for a future that stretched effectively past private computer systems. Having drastically expanded Dell into an enormous one-stop expertise store for companies, he and his monetary associate, the funding agency […]

Opinion

Opinion

The Department of Justice spent practically two years investigating AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner and bringing an in the end unsuccessful lawsuit in opposition to the deal that concerned two corporations circuitously in competitors with one another. So it was beautiful when the division announced on Wednesday — simply six months after the deal was […]