The Boeing 787 Dreamliner remains a technological wonder, but now that 266 aircraft have been delivered, it is not quite the spectacular acquisition it once was. This week, American and United, the only two U.S. airlines that fly the 787, both said they would defer or give up some of their [...]
For the first time in a very long time, the Cubs were active in free agency and the trade market (from the buying end) this offseason. That meant a lot of roster turnover and a lot of questions going into this season. Some of those questions have begun to be answered, while others remain unanswered. Show More Summary
The Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced today that it has acquired what is widely considered to be a masterpiece of twentieth-century art by Marcel Duchamp. One of the seminal artists of the...Show More Summary
Comcast has officially abandoned its proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, reportedly warded off by the narrow odds for regulatory approval and not by the fact that a merger between Comcast and Time Warner sounds like the inspiration for a dystopian YA novel. Show More Summary
Advisers for Charter Communications Inc. have already reached out to Time Warner Cable Inc. to begin friendly talks on an acquisition after Comcast Corp. withdrew its bid for the company, people with... To view the full story, click the title link.
Responding to media criticisms regarding his attempt to crowd fund a $65 million Gulfstream G650 jet, Pastor Creflo Dollar defended the acquisition to congregants at his church in College Park, Georgia. In a five-minute video, Dollar preaches to the assembled masses that, despite the “devil...
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to make big moves during the offseason—hopefully nabbing a prime lottery draft pick and successfully luring a free-agent game-changer. But it’s not all about the splashy acquisitions—there are holes to...Show More Summary
As Wall St. closely watched Thursday's quarterly earnings for some of the biggest companies in tech--Amazon.com, Google and Microsoft--it was easy to miss NetSuite quietly beating its own earnings estimates again and announcing it had splurged $200 million on a startup that's a relative unknown. So what's NetSuite thinking? Speaking from that acquired company Bronto [...]
Facing intense regulatory pressure, Comcast has killed its proposed acquisition of No. 2 MSO Time Warner Cable and will "move on," Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts said in a statement.
Horizon Lines, Inc. reported yesterday that, after a review by the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, Horizon's proposed sales transaction with The
AT&T has completed the third largest corporate bond sale--$17.5 billion--to help pay for its DirecTV acquisition.
While Comcast is on the brink of dropping its $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable under pressure from regulators, AT&T’s $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV is moving through the pipeline.
With highlights that included news of Percona’s acquisition of Tokutek, a lively keynote discussion with Apple legend Steve “Woz” Wozniak, scores of technical sessions, tutorials and a festive MySQL community dinner and game night, last week’s Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo had something for everyone. Show More Summary
Americas The Army is currently evaluating Ultra Light Combat Vehicles – the Polaris MRZR-4 – with a potentially large procurement in the pipeline. This acquisition is dependent on results of the testing currently underway, with the vehicles already used by Special Operations. The Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence wants approval for a plan to procure […]
Photo: Son #1 on his first day on planet earth, wondering what just happened. If you chopped life into three segments, this is how it would go. The first 33.3% is basically a long period of knowledge acquisition. From Day One, questions arise. Show More Summary
Comcast's week just got notably worse with the news (barring some last minute miracle) that the cable giant will likely be walking away from its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable after leaks suggested the DOJ and FCC will likely be blocking the deal. Show More Summary
Comcast is rumored to be making preparations to drop its efforts to acquire Time Warner Cable. This comes as US regulators have allegedly concluded the merger would not be in the interests of […]
Shares of Comcast (CMCSA) are up 41 cents, or 0.7%, at $59.64, in late trading, after CNBC‘s David Faber a short while ago tweeted that the company is close to throwing in the towel on its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC). Time Warner Cable shares are up 89 cents, or 0.6%, at $149.65. Wrote Faber, Comcast expected to [...]
Time warner and Comcast are expected to call off their merger after failing to reach a deal with government regulators and the Department of Justice. The formal announcement could come as early as tomorrow.
Comcast is planning to drop its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable after stiff resistance from U.S. regulators threw the merger of the cable giants off track.