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Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment

Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday....

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment

Source: reuters.com

MGA Entertainment CEO says Mattel will be bankrupt 'within a year or so' after takeover bid rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian said toymaker Mattel will be bankrupt "shortly, within a year or so" after the rival company rejected MGA's takeover. Mattel shares dipped briefly following the comments...
05:00, 06/14/2019

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
11:51, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu’s rival rejects call to let him lead centrist coalition Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on his main rival Benny Gantz to hold talks aimed at creating a centrist unity government headed by the incumbent – but his proposal was summarily rejected. “We will not enter a coali...
15:01, 09/19/2019

London Stock Exchange Rejects Bid From Hong Kong Rival The U.K. exchange operator rejected a $36.6 billion bid from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saying it had “fundamental concerns” about the price and Hong Kong’s long-term future as a financial gateway....
22:34, 09/13/2019

Netanyahu's chief rival, Gantz, rejects PM's appeal for unity government in Israel Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's direct rival, Benny Gantz, rejected the leader’s appeal to form a unity government on Thursday as the country’s two main political parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election...
20:51, 09/20/2019

Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s ...
18:51, 08/07/2019

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
17:51, 06/22/2019

'Toy Story 4', Barbie star in Mattel's surprise revenue rise Mattel Inc saw a big boost in demand for its action figures after the worldwide success of the latest "Toy Story" movie while a Barbie makeover lifted sales of the iconic doll, helping it report a surprise rise in quarterly revenue....
04:51, 07/26/2019

Trixie Mattel, Becky Lynch and more remember the first movie they saw in theaters We hit the MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet to talk to some of the attendees—WWE star Becky Lynch, UNHhhh’s Trixie Mattel, Haley Lu Richarson, and more—to talk about movies. In the video above, we find out what movie they’ve watched the most, the...
03:00, 06/27/2019

A David Bowie Barbie: Mattel Unveils Ziggy Stardust Doll The new Barbie sports a skintight metallic outfit and a golden circle on her forehead, mimicking the image of the rock icon onstage in the early 1970s....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures Oh sure, there are other parts of Mattel’s Dark Knight-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con. But do you really need convincing beyond the return of the Technicolor dreamboat that is Rainbow Batman?...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Mattel’s David Bowie Barbie dressed as Ziggy Stardust sells out To quote David Bowie’s legendary “Starman” lyric, “Let the children use it.” Barbie-maker Mattel has given its classic doll a glam rock makeover as the singer’s sci-fi alter ego: Ziggy Stardust. “In a definit...
22:34, 07/11/2019

Starwoman? Mattel announces David Bowie Barbie dressed as Ziggy Stardust Toy company heralds ‘the ultimate pop chameleon’ with new doll, complete with striped jumpsuit and accessoriesMattel has announced its latest Barbie doll: one dressed as David Bowie’s iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.Complete with red boots to match a...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Mattel shares soar on narrower-than-expected loss, strong sales of Barbie, Hot Wheels Shares of Mattel jumped 7% in late trading Thursday after the company posted a narrower-than-expected loss and strong sales of Barbie and Hot Wheels....
01:34, 07/26/2019

Strong sales of Barbie, 'Jurassic Park' toys help stem Mattel losses, shares soar Shares of Mattel skyrocketed as much as 14 percent after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a narrower earnings loss than analysts had expected....
22:17, 04/28/2019

On Women’s Equality Day, Mattel Honors the ‘Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement’ With the Rosa Parks Barbie In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience when her refusal to relinquish her seat sparked the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott, a major turning point in the American civil rights movement. Now, Parks is being honored as the icon she is b...
20:51, 08/26/2019

This is All Entertainment to CNN CNN is asking for a minimum commitment of $300,000 in network advertising from sponsors interested in running commercials during the upcoming Democratic presidential debates, according a report from Variety published on Wednesday. A 30-second adverti...
03:00, 07/25/2019

How drones became entertainment Drones might be the future of entertainment, if you believe Intel and its chief rivals. But how did drone-based light and dance shows become so popular?Read More...
02:00, 07/05/2019

Mattel to debut 'Day of the Dead' Barbie Mattel is releasing a collectible Day of the Dead Barbie starting Sept. 12. Barbie will have a traditional scull motif on her face and Monarch butterflies in her hair.       ...
17:34, 09/12/2019

Arts and Entertainment: “After The Wedding” One drama filled movie is hitting the big screen this weekend, News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford shares a preview. Watch in the video below....
01:17, 08/31/2019

Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One for $4 bln U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig to the U.S. company known for Nerf and Power Rangers, the companies said on Thursday....
02:00, 08/23/2019

This week’s best home entertainment: from Top Boy to The Spy Drake exec-produces the east London gang drama, while Sacha Baron Cohen gets serious for a real-life Syrian espionage sagaSad lad rapper Drake saved writer Ronan Bennett’s east London drama from cancellation with this Netflix revival. With the move f...
22:17, 09/06/2019

Roc Nation to lead NFL entertainment endeavors As part of a new partnership, Roc Nation will advise on the selection of artists for NFL tentpole events, including the Super Bowl, as well as play a key role in the production and promotion of new music....
20:52, 08/13/2019

Arts and Entertainment: The Lion King One of the most anticipated films of 2019 hits the big screens this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford has more in the video below....
05:51, 07/19/2019

The future of home entertainment must be open I see a future of home entertainment based on open platforms, open standards, flexibility, and choice. Here’s why that openness is the best way forward.Read More...
04:51, 07/07/2019

Entertainment Weekly will become a monthly publication It’s been rumored for years, and on Thursday it finally became a reality: Meredith said Entertainment Weekly magazine will publish its last “weekly” issue on June 25 and become a monthly as of August. JD Heyman, deputy editor of People, will replace ...
07:34, 06/07/2019

Promoted: French GP - Come for the F1, stay for the entertainment Motorsport Live explains what else there is to keep everyone entertained throughout the packed three-day schedule through an-depth look at what the French GP is doing to make the 2019 event more than just a race...
20:00, 06/08/2019

LCG Entertainment game veterans buy Telltale Games LCG Entertainment, a new holding company formed by game industry veterans, has acquired the remnants of Telltale Games, the storytelling video game company that shut down in 2018.Read More...
18:17, 08/28/2019

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own 3D cinema in the sky, and will be able to watch a....
15:17, 08/14/2019

Entertainment TV makes you less intelligent, more susceptible to populism A new in-depth report found that the advent of entertainment TV in Italy made its viewers more likely to vote for Berlusconi and other populists. These findings could be applied to other countries, the study says....
21:34, 07/07/2019

The Void plans 25 new VR entertainment centers in U.S. and Europe Virtual reality centers may help fill shopping mall vacancies, as a leading location-based entertainment provider ties up with a premium mall company.Read More...
23:34, 07/25/2019

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-re...
19:17, 06/28/2019

Caesars Entertainment bidder could be looking to clean house Caesars Entertainment may soon be handing out mass pink slips, including some to its executive suite, The Post has learned. A looming sale of America’s largest casino chain is shaping up to result in mass layoffs as lead prospective bidder Eldorado R...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 bln deal U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt, the companies said on Monday. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)...
12:34, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Arts and Entertainment: Great movies to see this weekend Get ready to grab some popcorn and your favorite drink because there are some new movies coming out this weekend you won’t want to miss. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford gives us a run down on which ones we should go see in the video below....
07:17, 05/31/2019

If You’re Looking for Some Simple Entertainment, Reading Cardi B’s Deposition Will Please You Cardi B doesn’t need to take a BuzzFeed quiz to realize that if she were a Powerpuff Girl, she’d be Buttercup. (By the way, I searched to see if there’s an actual “Which Powerpuff Girl Are You?” BuzzFeed quiz, and you’re damn Skippy peanut butter, th...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Marvel and NetEase will collaborate on new original entertainment Marvel and NetEase are collaborating to create new original entertainment, including games, TV shows, and comic books based on Marvel's universe of superhero characters.Read More...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Mattel says Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play recall will cost millions, safety 'highest priority' The recall of the Rock 'n Play sleepers will cost Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, millions of dollars this year, officials said Thursday.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

'This is Us' renewed for three more seasons NBC has renewed "This is Us" for three more seasons, as part of a play-it-safe fall lineup that will add just three new series to the network's primetime roster....
23:17, 05/12/2019

This Is Us Renewed By NBC For 3 More Seasons Our regularly scheduled bout of crying on Tuesday nights will continue for at least three more seasons as NBC has called for a 4th, 5th and 6th season of fan-favorite This Is Us....
17:17, 05/13/2019

This Is Us Renewed Through Season 6 The story of the Pearson family will continue for at least three more seasons. NBC officially announced This Is Us has been picked up through season six. "In a television landscape......
04:51, 05/13/2019

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13:17, 08/24/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Pro-Edelen group launches attack ad against Beshear FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group with ties to Adam Edelen has unleashed the first TV attack ad in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for governor. The ad says Andy Beshe...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected spec...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
00:51, 06/20/2019

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Beth Grant on why working with women in entertainment means everything Beth Grant is probably best know for her roles in The Mindy Project and Bryan Fuller’s many shows, and for popping up in dozens of your favorite shows and movies. We sat down with the prolific character actress to talk about what it means to work wi...
20:17, 07/01/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $8.5 billion deal Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts. The deal comes more than three months...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 4:20 p.m. EDT MISSING GIRL-HOMICIDE Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a ...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY DERBY-POLITICS Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the famed track, ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 billion U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, the companies said on Thursday....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Kentucky Democratic hopefuls hammer away at Bevin, not Trump FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three leading Democrats running for Kentucky governor agree their state badly needs a new chief executive, and they’ve hit the...
00:17, 05/11/2019

AMC Entertainment shares tumble as CEO holds out for ‘Avengers’ rescue Shares of AMC Entertainment tumbled as much as 10 percent Thursday — even as the theater chain’s CEO predicted “Avengers: Endgame” would come to the rescue. Investors sent AMC’s stock down double digits in midday trading — and down 7 percent at the c...
04:34, 05/10/2019

SEC probe taps incoming Caesars Entertainment chief Tom Reeg, the soon-to-be head of Caesars Entertainment, has been slapped with a subpoena in a Securities and Exchange Commission trading probe, The Post has learned. Reeg, chief executive of Eldorado Resorts — which is in the process of buying Caesar...
12:00, 09/04/2019

E3 2019: Everything we expect to see at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year No matter how it changes over the years, E3 is still the biggest event in gaming. Whether it’s held at a hotel, a convention center or somewhere out in Hollywood, it is the definitive industry event of the year, where gamers from around the wo...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected spec...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EDT VIDEO-RESTRAINED INMATE PUNCHED 3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisvill...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Improbable acquires Scavengers developer Midwinter Entertainment Improbable, a maker of online gaming infrastructure technology, has acquired Midwinter Entertainment, a customer and maker of the shooter Scavengers.Read More...
05:17, 09/13/2019

Save up to 50% on NOW TV's Entertainment pass box sets with our exclusive offer Our exclusive NOW TV deal is offering savings of up to 50% on the box set-stuffed Entertainment package. You can't get a bigger saving than this anywhere else this week.A NOW TV Sky Entertainment pass would usually set you back £7.99 a mont...
13:17, 09/08/2019

Rishard Matthews cites brainwashing, being used for entertainment in NFL retirement Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews announced his retirement from the NFL on social media Monday, citing "brainwashing" and being used "for entertainment" among his reasons for stepping away....
02:51, 08/13/2019

United covers over the cameras on its in-flight entertainment systems Just because airlines don't want passengers video chatting from phones while they're in the air doesn't mean there was never a thought of selling it as a service, and as a result some airplanes have seat-back entertainment systems with...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are to tackle the future of entertainment. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will support gaming and content...
01:17, 05/17/2019

'It's not entertainment': hundreds hold Mueller report read-a-thons It’s 448 pages long and most people haven’t read it, so volunteers have staged readings of the report of the Trump-Russia inquiryHundreds of actors, journalists and novelists have been holding public readings of former special counsel Robert Mueller’...
09:34, 07/23/2019

9 killed in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio entertainment district AP Photo/John Minchillo Early Sunday police responded to another mass shooting in Ohio less than 24 hours after a massacre in El Paso that killed 20. Local media site WHIO reported the shooting occurred near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street in D...
23:51, 08/04/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Entertainment Software Association announces Stanley Pierre-Louis as next CEO The Entertainment Software Association, the game industry's lobbying group and the creator of the big E3 trade show, has named Stanley Pierre-Louis as its new president and CEO.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming servic...
23:17, 08/19/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
14:34, 06/24/2019

Want wireless audio for in-flight entertainment and Nintendo Switch? This has you covered Wireless headphones are great, as they cut down the hassle of endlessly tangled wires, and pair easily with whatever device you use – if that device supports Bluetooth wireless headphones. If it doesn't, don't worry, because high-end...
10:17, 07/11/2019

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
10:17, 05/29/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
10:34, 08/10/2019

Renewed Life and Joy After Tragedy “You have these moments where you’re like: Are you kidding me? Again?” said Karen Soltero, who faced many hardships before meeting Andres Peña, who is 16 years younger. He brought vitality to her life....
19:00, 08/09/2019

SM Entertainment and Capitol Music Group reveal the "Avengers of K-pop" with new supergroup, Super M SM Entertainment and Capitol Records have taken an aggressive step in the continued globalization of K-pop as they announced on August 7 the formation of Super M (not to be confused with Super Junior M), a supergroup consisting of various member from...
21:17, 08/08/2019

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bowl....
06:17, 08/14/2019

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up....
15:51, 09/11/2019

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an exit ban....
10:17, 08/20/2019

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's TV show Peppa Pig, denied reports that president and award-winning producer Mark Gordon was leaving, sending the company's shares up as much as 17%....
12:00, 06/06/2019

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
14:17, 07/17/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Allied Esports Entertainment goes public in deal with Black Ridge Acquisition Allied Esports Entertainment, owner of esports venues and live events for both video games and poker, has gone public in a deal with Black Ridge.Read More...
02:17, 08/13/2019

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal....
00:00, 07/27/2019

F1: Silverstone Circuit Renewed For Next Five Years The British Grand Prix will continue to be a part of the Formula 1 calendar for the next five years. The F1 bosses, the Silverstone circuit and the BRDC signed an agreement in London earlier this week......
13:34, 07/11/2019

Is Constance Wu Mad That Fresh Off the Boat Got Renewed? What's going on, Constance Wu? After news broke that Fresh Off the Boat had been renewed for a sixth season on ABC, the actress, who has starred on the show for five seasons and also......
04:00, 05/11/2019

Amazon has already renewed 'The Boys' for a second season Amazon is apparently confident The Boys will prove a hit -- so confident that it's committing to more before the Prime Video show is even available. The company has renewed its ugly-side-of-superheroes production for a second season days ahead ...
04:51, 07/22/2019

'Grey's Anatomy' renewed for Seasons 16 and 17 at ABC ABC’s medical drama "Grey’s Anatomy" continues to secure its place in TV history with a two-year renewal for seasons 16 and 17. The series’ star, Ellen Pompeo, is set for both seasons....
21:34, 05/10/2019

Some Hedge Against Renewed Trade Tension An Australian dollar short and bearish put options on a China stock ETF are among strategies protecting against a potentially disappointing meeting between President Trump and China’s Xi Jinping....
12:34, 06/28/2019

Here’s what to know about the renewed allegations against Brett Kavanaugh The new allegation has elicited calls from some Democratic presidential contenders for Kavanaugh’s impeachment and strong defenses of Kavanaugh from leading Republicans, including the man who appointed him to the high court, President Donald Trump....
11:34, 09/17/2019

Mystics hope for a true home-court advantage at new Entertainment and Sports Arena The Mystics hope their new, 4,200-seat arena creates a more energetic game experience — but the team is also depending on its fan base to migrate from Chinatown to Southeast D.C....
00:51, 06/01/2019

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Chelsea Handler calls for Trump's impeachment for saying semi-automatic guns are 'entertainment' Comedian Chelsea Handler called for President Trump’s impeachment after he appeared on British TV to speak about gun violence in America calling semi-automatic rifles “entertainment.” ...
16:34, 06/06/2019

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. T...
22:51, 06/13/2019

The Boys has already been renewed for a second season of superhero-murdering fun We’re still a week out from the arrival of Amazon’s The Boys, the show that dared to ask “What if superheroes were assholes, and what if Karl Urban really liked to murder them?” But the streaming service/retail giant/exactly the sort of megaconglomer...
01:34, 07/20/2019

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs Last week's announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this year, even after a brief respite from the Federal Reserve's......
22:17, 08/08/2019

Looks like Christmas came early because Netflix just renewed I Think You Should Leave Doff a Stanzo brand fedora in the direction of Tim Robinson because Netflix just renewed his incredible sketch comedy show I Think You Should Leave for a second season. Now they just need a couple more dollars to get this thing really popping off. Ma...
02:34, 06/20/2019

The Handmaid's Tale Renewed for Season 4 on Hulu June's story isn't over yet. Hulu has renewed The Handmaid's Tale for a fourth season. The streamer made the announcement at the 2019 Television Critics Association summer......
09:51, 07/27/2019

Democrats descend on Iowa — with renewed anxiety Democrats urgently want to defeat President Trump, and Joe Biden — for now — is their top choice. But with his age and his gaffes, there’s a nagging concern about whether he’s up to the job....
03:34, 08/11/2019

Barcelona ready to make renewed bid for Griezmann "Barcelona are set to make another attempt to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid after last year\u0027s long saga led to the France international rejecting the Catalan club, according to multiple reports in the Spanish media on Tuesday."...
16:34, 05/14/2019

UK PM May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Opinion: EU must join US in renewed Western Balkans talks Washington is bringing the Western Balkan states back to the negotiating table. The US initiative should galvanize the EU, which is currently busy with its own problems, says guest expert Christian Schwarz-Schilling....
23:18, 09/10/2019

Grey’s Anatomy renewed for 16th and 17th seasons, will likely never, ever end Don’t look for those “is that show still on” jokes about Grey’s Anatomy to end anytime soon. ABC announces today that Grey Sloane Hospital will continue operations for at least two additional seasons, extending into seasons 16 and 17. This makes it t...
22:17, 05/10/2019

| Kobe, Shaq, squash renewed feud speculation Kobe Bryant insists he has "no beef" with Shaquille O'Neal as the former LA Lakers team-mates hit social media to say their sometimes strained relationship was "all good."...
11:51, 08/29/2019

Huawei surges with 5G lead amid renewed U.S. pressure Huawei said Tuesday it has signed more than 50 commercial 5G contracts, putting it ahead of the competition at a time where the U.S. administration continued to push its allies to isolate the Chinese telecom giant....
22:34, 09/03/2019

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the local Roma population. About 400 people attended Tuesday evening’s rally by Our Homeland Movement i...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Grey's Anatomy Renewed Through Season 17 With More Station 19 Crossover Grey's Anatomy is officially coming back for season 16--and season 17! ABC announced the long-running medical drama has a two-season order. Ellen Pompeo is staying put. She previously......
20:00, 05/10/2019

Is your favorite TV show canceled? A guide to what’s renewed and what’s in limbo. It's that time of year when networks are deciding the fates of many shows. Here's a list of where all the broadcast (and some cable and streaming) series stand....
14:17, 05/09/2019

Read this: An ode to Tuca & Bertie’s Speckle is a reminder of why it should’ve been renewed We still haven’t forgiven Netflix for canceling Tuca & Bertie, one of its best new shows of the year. Created by Lisa Hanawalt, this unconventional animated comedy set in a world where anthropomorphic birds exist became a witty and surprisingly e...
03:01, 09/14/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Amazon Prime Video Has Renewed Four More Shots Please! for Season 2 Amazon Prime Video has renewed its Indian comedy series Four More Shots Please! for a second season, over four months after its release in late January. Nupur Asthana will direct season 2....
13:17, 06/03/2019

Archer is renewed for an 11th season—and he's finally waking up There’s been a lot of speculation of late about the fate of FXX’s Archer, the show that started as a spy comedy, and then they were cocaine dealers, and then they were detectives (twice!), and then the main character just sort of fell asleep. (Also: ...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Crude Rebounds on Renewed Concerns About Saudi Production Oil prices rose as investors questioned Saudi Arabia’s ability to restore crude output after an attack on one of the kingdom’s largest oil facilities over the weekend....
19:17, 09/19/2019

Starbucks shares rise more than 6% on renewed momentum in the US and China Starbucks shares rose by more than 6% in early market trading today after a resounding earnings beat has analysts raising their estimates for the coffee chain....
16:34, 07/26/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
00:17, 06/05/2019

Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State teams....
13:34, 08/21/2019

Hulu’s 'The Handmaid's Tale' renewed for a fourth season Hulu's dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale is one of the service's tentpole original series, and June's harrowing tale is set to continue for at least another year. The Disney-owned platform confirmed at the Television Critics Ass...
23:34, 07/26/2019

Inter to make renewed offer for Lukaku – reports "Inter Milan will reportedly make a renewed offer for Romelu Lukuaku as they continue their attempts to bring the Manchester United striker to Italy this summer."...
11:17, 07/16/2019

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of things: Magical realism, ghost-hunting, horror movies, interpersonal drama, rogue choclatiers, exorcisms,...
07:17, 07/25/2019

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Is Facing Renewed Pressure to Resign TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the next generation, indicating he was ready to step down. Calls for resignation, which arose after the...
11:17, 09/09/2019

Pope Francis Goes to Africa, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
10:34, 09/04/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Renewed unrest grips Bahrain after authorities execute activists Protests broke out in Bahrain after the execution of two Shi'ite Muslim activists on terrorism-related charges revived tensions over the weekend in the Sunni-led kingdom, a Western ally that has cracked down on dissent since a failed 2011 uprising....
16:17, 07/29/2019

Netflix has renewed its beautiful show about the bond between dogs and their owners We called it the most life-affirming Netflix show of 2018 when it debuted last year, and with good reason. Dogs, an insanely heartwarming six-part Netflix series, followed a handful of storylines involving dog owners around the globe and the tight bo...
05:17, 06/13/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
22:00, 05/13/2019

British Gas owner faces renewed pressure after customer exodus British Gas owner Centrica has revealed a fresh customer exodus at the start of the year and warned that a "challenging trading environment" will put further pressure on its annual performance....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashes Reporters saw at least one person arrested after violence erupted following an afternoon march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun, a district in the northwest of the Chinese territory....
23:19, 09/21/2019

West Ham make renewed £20m bid for Barcelona midfielder André Gomes • Club have already had an opening bid of £18m bid knocked back• West Ham likely to face competition from Everton for GomesWest Ham have underlined their determination to sign André Gomes after making a £20m bid for the Barcelona midfielder.While Wes...
15:17, 06/03/2019

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show: source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous As America grows increasingly brazen in its bigotry, Pelosi should be standing up for her new colleagues – so why isn’t she?Can progressives please shut up and listen to Nancy Pelosi? The speaker of the House, I would like to remind everyone, is a ma...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show - source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Good news, horror fans: Joe Bob Briggs' The Last Drive-In has been renewed There’s been a lot of talk lately about the apparent death of “event TV,” with the recent finale of HBO’s Game Of Thrones—regardless of your petition-y feelings about it—marking for many the end of what could be seen as the last great communal watchi...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian and 2 More E! Shows Renewed! All the Details Get ready for more laughter, tears and transformations! Today E! announced that three popular shows will be returning for additional seasons in 2019 and 2020. First up, Revenge Body With......
20:34, 05/03/2019

Biden's staff faces renewed accusations of mistreating reporters It has been less than two weeks since former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 bid, but numerous reporters have already voiced their concerns about the treatment they have received from his staff. ...
14:17, 05/07/2019

Stocks waver, dollar recovers on renewed growth worries The dollar recovered from early weakness but a gauge of world equity performance edged lower on Thursday as concerns about global growth offset investor optimism over a surge in U.S. retail sales last month and strong Walmart earnings....
23:17, 08/15/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Stocks falter, dollar recovers on renewed growth worries The dollar recovered from early weakness but a gauge of global equity performance edged lower on Thursday as concerns about global growth offset investor optimism over a surge in U.S. retail sales last month and strong Walmart earnings....
21:17, 08/15/2019

Tech, Industrial Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade Fears Shares of technology and industrial companies reliant on Chinese demand slid, a sign President Trump’s latest tariff threat is eroding the optimism that has supported markets so far this year....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Deal: Save $100 on Sony's WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones (renewed) One of the most expensive pair of headphones manufactured by Sony, the WH-1000XM3 cost no less than $350, but that's no wonder since these are part of the company's premium lineup. If you can't afford them brand new, there are many retailers that off...
08:51, 06/29/2019

A renewed focus has James 'Jazza' Dickens on the verge of a title opportunity James "Jazza" Dickens faces a potentially career-changing 10-round encounter against Nathaniel May on Friday, with the winner moving closer to an IBF featherweight world title shot against English rival Josh Warrington....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West Bank. In April, the company reversed its decision t...
11:34, 05/15/2019

Pope Francis Arrives in Mozambique, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
20:00, 09/04/2019

'No plans' for Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' character to return as series is renewed, Fox says Fans of Fox Entertainment’s hit show “Empire” can rejoice as the series has officially been picked up for a sixth season, albeit without one of its mainstays, Jussie Smollett....
02:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. exchanges must face renewed high-frequency trading claims: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ordered seven U.S. stock exchanges to face proposed class-action claims that they defrauded ordinary investors by quietly enabling high-frequency traders to trade faster and at better prices....
19:17, 05/29/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
13:17, 07/17/2019

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
19:17, 08/30/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Britney Spears seeks renewed restraining order against alleged former manager Sam Lufti was ordered on May 8 to stay at least 200 yards from Britney Spears, her parents and her two sons.        ...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Biden’s age, memory, rambling come under renewed attack as allies warn against low blows Former Vice President Joe Biden came under sustained and withering fire Thursday when fellow Democrats renewed their attacks on his age, memory and alleged rambling -- as his allies scolded them for the low blows and warned the approach won't pave th...
17:34, 09/13/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China boosted Wall Street's so-called fear gauge to the highest level in th...
00:17, 05/08/2019

U.S., China agree to renewed trade talks as Donald Trump, Xi Jinping prepare for G20 Ahead of the G20 economic summit in Japan this week, the United States and China have agreed to officially resume trade negotiations with designs on ending a trade conflict that's now into its second year....
17:17, 06/25/2019

Bolton sale collapses to leave club facing renewed threat of liquidation • Club have until 5pm on Tuesday to avoid EFL expulsion• Closure process due to start on Wednesday if no sale on cardsBolton face liquidation this week unless a deal to buy the club which collapsed over the weekend can be resurrected at the 11th hour...
12:51, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
09:51, 08/25/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
03:51, 05/30/2019

A renewed Serena Williams and a transformed Simona Halep cruise to Wimbledon final Williams will play her 24th Grand Slam singles title against Halep, a former French Open champ who declared herself far more confident in reaching her first Wimbledon final....
00:51, 07/12/2019

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-China trade tensions while Japan's Nikkei opened down after a 10-day break....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with Google, reports Korean media today.European antit...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Scientology cruise ship faces renewed quarantine at home port in Curacao A Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined by the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia for measles is due to arrive on Saturday back at its home port on the island of Curacao, where it will face similar restrictions, a top health official there said....
09:51, 05/04/2019

Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost U.S. jobs, industry coalition warns The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S. jobs at risk....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, wh...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flair of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between authorities and demonstrators that had lasted for several days....
13:51, 08/24/2019

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

CBS Renewed Love Island Despite Lackluster Ratings. Can the Show Find its Happily Ever After in Season Two? On July 29th, a record 3.6 million British viewers tuned in for the live finale of reality-show-become-social-institution Love Island’s fifth season. That’s just over 5 percent of the U.K.’s population. Last week in the U.S., meanwh...
11:51, 08/13/2019

Ellen DeGeneres fans, rejoice! Talk host's show renewed for three more years Ellen DeGeneres had big news for her studio audience Tuesday: Her popular talk show has been renewed for three seasons.        ...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Afghan women fear renewed chapter of Sharia law and regression of rights under Taliban’s thumb With the possibility of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal looming in the very near future – which would likely see the withdrawal of almost all American troops – Afghans are bracing for the next chapter of life in the war-ravaged nation. But with the Talib...
18:34, 07/25/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

JGBs gain as renewed trade worries stoke demand for safe-haven debt Japanese government bond prices gained across the board on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week rekindled fears of a trade war, stoking demand for safe-haven debt....
07:51, 05/07/2019

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
20:17, 08/03/2019

Colombian rebels threaten renewed violence, accuse government of breaking peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced Thursday that they would take up arms once more against the Bogota government....
16:51, 08/30/2019

Constance Wu issues apology after fans called her 'ungrateful' for complaining about her sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' being renewed Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images On Saturday, actress Constance Wu took to Twitter to apologize for recently complaining about the renewal of her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat." Wu explained that the renewal meant she would have to pass on anothe...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an agreement on Tuesday by European Union countries to offer those fleeing across the Mediterranean a...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
21:51, 07/27/2019

Missing pregnant Chicago postal worker’s family makes renewed plea to public for help in finding her The family of a missing pregnant Chicago postal worker has issued a renewed plea for the public’s help in the case nearly a year after she mysteriously vanished....
21:17, 08/27/2019

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
20:51, 08/05/2019

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms ....
21:51, 06/07/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:17, 07/17/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but copper and nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rebounded from the previous session's slump. U...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Nancy O'Dell announces exit from 'Entertainment Tonight' after 9 years Nancy O’Dell announced during Friday's broadcast that she's stepping down from her post as the longtime co-host to spend more time with her family.        ...
15:17, 08/03/2019

Carter Page alleges extensive contacts with alleged FBI informant, as Strzok-Page texts draw renewed scrutiny Following President Trump's decision to allow the declassification of key Russia records at Attorney General Bill Barr's discretion, former Trump campaign aide Carter Page told Fox News his contact with alleged FBI informant Stefan Halper at a pivota...
01:17, 05/29/2019

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
11:17, 08/20/2019

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant After deciding to exit escalators and air conditioners, United Technologies is doubling down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon....
01:51, 06/10/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
01:17, 05/22/2019

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
11:17, 08/04/2019

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom gi...
11:34, 05/25/2019

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Merger of Dish and DirecTV probably won’t be happening Dish Network’s chances of buying DirecTV could be about as remote as a satellite that’s orbiting the earth. That’s the take from sources close to Dish Chief Executive Charlie Ergen, who say that in addition to regulatory stumbling blocks the mercuria...
22:51, 09/19/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
08:51, 08/20/2019

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
20:17, 08/06/2019

Meet the Yankees’ biggest rival now BALTIMORE — As of Monday morning, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East against their top challenger, the Rays, stood at 43. Less clear and quite possibly more important? Their magic number to eliminate the Grim Reaper. Will th...
04:17, 08/06/2019

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member had his heart cut out....
10:34, 07/17/2019

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
18:34, 04/28/2019

"Everyone Knows How Dimple Yadav Won In 2012", Says Her BJP Rival In UP Subrat Pathak, the BJP's candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, the high-profile seat where Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav is fighting her second Lok Sabha election, took a......
06:34, 04/29/2019

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
00:51, 08/05/2019

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the two-month offensive against Tripoli....
20:51, 06/16/2019

The new Apple TV app is here – a step towards a Netflix rival, or something else? Apple has unveiled big changes to its TV app, rolling out visual improvements and setting things up to integrate the hotly anticipated Apple TV Plus streaming service later this year.The app is now live on Apple TV devices, iPads, iPhones and iPods (...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support behind Johnson on Monday, saying the Brexit-backi...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
10:34, 07/18/2019

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 perc...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Rena...
11:00, 05/27/2019

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
07:17, 06/03/2019

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
17:34, 08/20/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
10:34, 05/27/2019

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
04:34, 05/27/2019

FCA set for Renault deal that may lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
21:51, 05/26/2019

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
06:51, 08/19/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger to Be Challenged by 10 States A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Renault Boss Says No Talks Going On With FCA, But Open To Merger Talks about the merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have yet again resurfaced. Renault CEO Thierry Bollore recently said that the merger deal which was withdrawn in June was in......
18:34, 09/11/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like th...
04:17, 08/14/2019

VHA under the spotlight as ACCC continues merger fight Week two of Vodafone and TPG's fight against the ACCC started with the commission trying to dismantle Vodafone's business case for the merger with TPG....
02:51, 09/17/2019

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal has fallen through...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
21:17, 06/10/2019

CBS, Viacom seal merger deal: source CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have finalized their merger agreement, a source told Reuters on Tuesday, reunifying the U.S. entertainment companies after 13 years apart....
14:51, 08/13/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
17:17, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Daimler CEO says there are no plans to pursue a merger or spin-off Daimler has no plans to spin off its trucks division or to pursue a merger with BMW as a way to raise the company's share price, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday....
11:34, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Putin says no plan for Belarus merger ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin at an investment forum (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no plan for a full merger of Russia and Belarus. Speaking Friday at an inv...
18:34, 06/07/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle with the Justice Department approving the deal. What about consumers?       ...
20:34, 07/26/2019

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two...
13:17, 08/03/2019

Just Eat and Takeaway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds all-share deal....
10:51, 07/29/2019

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the propose...
12:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
15:34, 07/24/2019

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French go...
20:34, 06/06/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
23:17, 05/20/2019

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted on Thursday, citing sources. (http://bit.ly/2XV7c2x)...
17:51, 07/18/2019

The Morning After: DOJ approves Sprint / T-Mobile merger Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! T-Mobile and Sprint have cleared a major hurdle on the way to completing their merger, but first, we'll examine just what is so special about Google's Pixel 3a and go over some...
15:51, 07/27/2019

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
01:00, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile says cost to close merger with Sprint should come down by 10% T-Mobile US said on Friday that the cost required to acquire smaller rival Sprint will come down by 10 percent from the initial $26.5 billion following the divesture of assets to Dish Network....
03:17, 07/27/2019

New Honda e: powertrain details of BMW i3 rival revealed Electric city car to be capable of 125-mile range; set for dynamic debut at July's Goodwood Festival of Speed Honda has revealed further details of its new electric city car, the Honda e, ahead of its dynamic debut later this year. The new machine, ...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals backed him and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Dressel says beaten rival Chalmers is better 100 swimmer American Caeleb Dressel almost set a world record in the 100 freestyle at the world championships on Thursday, and said he could not have done it without being pushed to the very end by his Australian rival Kyle Chalmers....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed a...
19:51, 08/17/2019

Here's why you should always research AirPower rival charging mats After the original AirPower mat from Apple was finally confirmed as dead on arrival, users have been hunting for a decent replica. It looked like one had been found, but that might not be the case.An AirPower alternative from AirUnleashed promises to...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
02:34, 06/05/2019

Bovis swoops with offer for rival Galliford Try Two of the UK's biggest housebuilders have kicked off secret talks about ‎a tie-up just two years after a previous set of merger discussions broke down....
11:34, 05/25/2019

'PES 2020' isn't perfect, but it's good enough to rival 'FIFA 20' It was only about a year ago that I thought Pro Evolution Soccer was basically dead. That's how I felt right after Konami lost the licensing rights for the UEFA Champions League, the most important club competition, to its archrival FIFA from EA...
14:01, 09/10/2019

Fitbit’s new Versa 2 looks like a serious Apple Watch rival Apple is expected to introduce new Apple Watch models at its annual September unveiling of new iPhones and other products, but Fitbit decided to go ahead and get the jump on the company by teasing a forthcoming Versa 2 smartwatch. It will cost $199.9...
06:17, 08/29/2019

| Caster rival slams testosterone ruling Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, has slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya....
18:17, 05/02/2019

IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwatch market and will continue to do so, according t...
19:34, 06/20/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
21:34, 06/04/2019

The Amazon fires put spotlight on two rival leaders Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and Bolivia's Evo Morales are on opposite ends of the political spectrum. But critics accuse both of abetting the destruction of the Amazonian rainforest....
08:51, 08/27/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Sotheby’s could get offers from rival investors despite $2.66B deal The bidding war for Sotheby’s may not be over, after all. The 275-year-old auction house — which agreed this week to sell itself for $2.66 billion to French telecom tycoon Patrick Drahi — could soon get at least two counteroffers from rival investors...
22:00, 06/21/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
16:17, 05/16/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
18:34, 05/03/2019

LG Chem sues rival SK over battery secrets Battery maker LG Chem has sued rival SK Innovation in the U.S. for allegedly stealing trade secrets by poaching scores of highly knowledgeable employees....
21:00, 04/30/2019

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
17:17, 06/13/2019

Biden is Trump's most anticipated and feared rival He's the Democratic candidate President Donald Trump has long worried would emerge as his general election rival. Now, with the entry of former Vice President Joe Biden into a crowded primary field, a race that once seemed to Trump like abstract chat...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Europe's GPS Rival Galileo Back After Six-Day Outage Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system, a rival of the American GPS network, is back in service after a six-day outage, its oversight agency said on Thursday....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help knock him out of the Chicago-area seat. “I think it’...
16:51, 09/18/2019

BT rival CityFibre takes Holliday as chairman The former chief executive of National Grid will this week be named as the chairman of the ultrafast broadband network vying to become BT Group's biggest British rival....
01:34, 09/17/2019

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may prove a daunting task....
12:51, 08/13/2019

| Under fire Vettel gets support from rival Hamilton A beleaguered Sebastian Vettel received support from an unexpected source after another dismal outing for Ferrari in an action-packed British Grand Prix....
17:17, 07/15/2019

| Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju Caeleb Dressel says he's not aiming to top the seven world titles he bagged two years ago, but is focused on overcoming rival Kyle Chalmers in the 100m freestyle....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival will have features no other tablet has When Apple launched the 2018 iPad Pro models last fall, it introduced the world’s first tablets to feature 3D face recognition cameras, something unavailable on other tablets. But Samsung will challenge Apple’s tablets with new hardware o...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Pompeii row erupts between rival scientific factions Volcanologists say excavations by archaeologists are destroying useful clues about lava flowIt is one of the most ambitious archaeological missions ever undertaken. The Great Pompeii Project promises remarkable discoveries about life in the Roman emp...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Samsung patents possible rival to Apple Arcade Samsung could be planning on launching a games subscription service to rival Apple Arcade, if a new patent is anything to go by.As spotted by LetsGoDigital, The South Korean manufacturer filed a patent on April 23 to the US Patent and Trademark Offic...
12:00, 04/29/2019

New Mercedes-Benz GLA: Audi Q2 rival spied again 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA New images show exterior and interior of second-generation A-Class-based crossover ahead of debut in September The new Mercedes-Benz GLA has been spied testing again ahead of a likely debut at the Frankfurt motor show in S...
00:00, 07/23/2019

15 cruises that rival other vacations in experience and price 24/7 Wall Street compiled a list of some of the best cruises you can take for your next vacation, whether you're looking for a family trip or a romantic getaway.       ...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
02:34, 06/06/2019

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.T...
19:34, 06/10/2019

FCC chair Pai seeks approval for Nexstar-Tribune merger Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Friday sought approval from his colleagues to order the go ahead for Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up, a spokeswoman for the agency said....
02:51, 08/31/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon Announce Merger Deal United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
13:51, 06/10/2019

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global auto industry....
02:34, 05/29/2019

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
14:51, 06/10/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney G...
15:00, 05/02/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
05:51, 06/15/2019

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
11:34, 05/29/2019

McGraw-Hill, Cengage Plan All-Stock Merger McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
06:34, 05/01/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon both gain on $121 billion merger Stock market investors gave their seal of approval to the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Monday, pushing shares of both companies higher after the surprise weekend announcement....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Just Eat shareholder Eminence Capital to vote against Takeaway.com merger A top-10 investor in Just Eat said on Tuesday it would vote against the British food delivery company's proposed 9 billion pound ($11 billion) merger with Takeaway.com....
11:34, 09/03/2019

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
13:51, 06/13/2019

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
04:17, 06/07/2019

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wirele...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn its offer of a '50/50 merger' with Renault. If it had gone ahead the deal would have created one of the...
09:17, 06/06/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, according to people familiar with the matter, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
18:34, 05/30/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with...
08:34, 06/13/2019

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
12:51, 06/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
03:17, 06/06/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
03:34, 05/30/2019

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that ...
02:34, 06/21/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
12:34, 06/03/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carmaker said....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains noncommittal until he is sure Nissan's interests are protected....
17:51, 06/04/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
12:17, 06/06/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault, FCA said on Monday. FCA said the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
09:51, 05/27/2019

FCA, Renault hoping merger talks will restart, report says Executives at Fiat Chrysler and Renault-Nissan remain open to the idea that a merger deal could still happen, but they warn that conditions imposed by each side could hurt efforts to restart talks, the Wall Street Journal reported....
23:34, 06/24/2019

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
01:17, 08/06/2019

Justice Department Approves Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department approved T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint after the companies agreed to create a new wireless carrier by selling assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network....
00:51, 07/27/2019

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate that?       ...
07:00, 08/10/2019

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
18:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. FCC chair Pai seeks approval for Nexstar-Tribune merger Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Friday sought approval from his colleagues for an order to approve Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up, a spokeswoman for the agency said....
07:51, 08/31/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
15:18, 08/15/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t...
23:51, 08/14/2019

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
20:17, 08/14/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
18:17, 05/20/2019

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. CBS and Viacom, which are owned by Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements, said they plan to merge, forming a larger media company run by Viacom boss Bob Bakish, who will grab the reins as president and CEO. Joseph Iannie...
21:51, 08/13/2019

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight a...
15:17, 08/14/2019

Chuck E. Cheese parent calls off merger with Leo Holdings Restaurant chain Chuck E. Cheese parent CEC Entertainment Inc said on Monday it was terminating its decision made in April to merge with Leo Holdings Corp , a blank check company....
17:17, 07/29/2019

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channe...
05:17, 08/14/2019

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
22:17, 07/10/2019

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Au...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
10:51, 06/17/2019

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wa...
19:34, 07/24/2019

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to 'block' Tata merger plan Neither Thyssenkrupp nor Tata were prepared to make the concessions necessary to get their planned merger passed by the European Commission, fearing a negative effect on synergy. Thyssenkrupp then announced job cuts....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
22:51, 08/08/2019

FCC official: Clearance of Sprint, T-Mobile merger is 'significant win' The DOJ's clearance of the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is a "significant win" for the United States in 5G, FCC commissioner Brendan Carr tells CNBC....
20:17, 07/26/2019

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
23:51, 06/28/2019

Would you like to see the Sprint-T-Mobile merger blocked? (poll results) T-Mobile and Sprint asked for another extension of their proposed merger approval timeframe, seeing as most analysts are now placing the possibility between 33%-50%, down from nearly 90% just a few months ago. Leaving Sprint to hobble along is not an...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Justice Department has approved T-Mobile / Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile have cleared a significant hurdle towards completing their merger. The Department of Justice rubber-stamped the deal on the condition that the carriers sell some parts of the business to Dish Network....
23:34, 07/26/2019

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
15:17, 06/17/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however...
11:17, 06/17/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that merges the nation's third and fourth largest wireless carriers....
02:34, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies which print books, magazines, and catalogs....
01:17, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Vodafone and TPG are taking the ACCC to court over blocked merger After confirming last year that the Australian Vodafone mobile network and TPG internet service were planning a merger, the consumer watchdog ACCC wasn’t necessarily pleased with the idea.Now, the ACCC has officially revealed that it will be b...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a...
15:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. DOJ to hold briefing on 'significant merger enforcement action' U.S. Justice Department said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the department's Antitrust Division will announce a significant merger enforcement action on Friday....
05:34, 07/26/2019

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by production and shake the global car industry....
14:17, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 bln merger T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said on Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's third and fourth largest wireless carriers....
20:51, 07/26/2019

Justice Dept. approves $26B merger of Sprint, T-Mobile The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday it has approved the long-planned $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, two of the four major cellular carriers in the United States....
20:00, 07/26/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Porto ordered to pay nearly 2 million euros to rival Benfica PORTO, Portugal (AP) — A judge has ordered Porto to pay nearly 2 million euros ($2.2 million) for releasing internal emails obtained from Portuguese rival Benfica. The club must also return any documents it still possesses related to the case. Benfic...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Israel's Main Election Rival Says It Appears That PM "Did Not Succeed" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but that only......
07:19, 09/18/2019

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
11:34, 07/22/2019

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision that largely prohibits federal money being used for abortions....
16:17, 06/07/2019

Sun Yang says he does not deserve ‘insult and slander’ from rival swimmers • Sun defends behaviour and insists he followed doping rules• Fina cleared Chinese swimmer of wrongdoing during 2018 testChina’s Sun Yang says he does not deserve “insult and slander” from his rival swimmers, insisting he did not violate any rules du...
16:51, 07/27/2019

Shares Soar on First Day of Trading for China’s Nasdaq Rival Executives from 25 tech companies gathered in Shanghai to celebrate the start of trading of China’s new stock board, which launched Monday morning. After a day of trading, it’s clear they had reason to celebrate; the companies listed on S...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s global position as the leading manufacturer and retailer of eyewear and lenses....
11:51, 07/31/2019

This is our best look at Samsung’s iPad Pro rival that’s unlike any other Android tablet The best tablet money can buy right now is Apple’s iPad Pro, and there’s no question about it. The powerful hardware combined with the only mobile operating system that’s optimized for tablet use make the iPad a great laptop replace...
21:34, 07/23/2019

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
16:17, 06/06/2019

Rival governments vie for power in Moldova political crisis Moldova’s political crisis deepened Tuesday, with rival governments accusing each other of usurping power and showing little inclination for compromise...
19:51, 06/11/2019

The specs of the iPhone 11’s biggest rival have leaked in full In a few short hours, one of the most exciting Android phones of the year will be unveiled, complete with a daring new design, new camera abilities, but also a huge “defect” that will make it practically unusable in most markets. That is,...
17:51, 09/19/2019

Video: Will any rival WRC team prise Ott Tanak away from Toyota? Hyundai and M-Sport Ford are trying to prise Ott Tanak away from Toyota, and the Estonian could be tempted away despite leading the World Rally Championship points' standings...
16:34, 07/23/2019

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
17:17, 07/22/2019

Rival UN resolutions on Syria cease-fire go down to defeat Rival U.N. humanitarian resolutions calling for a cease-fire in Syria’s last rebel stronghold in Idlib were defeated Thursday, reflecting deep divisions that have prevented the powerful Security Council from taking action to end the 8-year Syrian con...
23:34, 09/19/2019

Large Aramco IPO to hit rival energy firms - Woodside CEO A large share sale of Saudi oil giant Aramco will suck out capital from rival energy firms as investors will reallocate funds within their shrinking pot for fossil fuel stocks, according to the chief executive of Australia's Woodside....
17:51, 09/10/2019

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
13:51, 07/18/2019

New Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe: BMW X6 rival arrives in Frankfurt Refreshed GLE Coupe joins Mercedes’ SUV line-up as a rakish-looking sporty five-seater Mercedes-Benz has extended its SUV portfolio with a second generation of the GLE Coupé. Revealed ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month,...
18:51, 09/09/2019

Johnson needs to answer 'difficult questions', says rival Hunt Boris Johnson needs to show he can answer "difficult questions" amid renewed scrutiny of his personal life, his Conservative leadership rival Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News....
20:17, 06/23/2019

Gantz, Netanyahu’s Top Rival, Trips Up but Doesn’t Fall Behind By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
17:17, 08/24/2019

The Unlikely Chinese Cities Where House Prices Rival London Some of the world's priciest housing markets aren't where you might think. A four-year property boom in China has elevated a collection of little-known cities and turned them into real estate gold....
05:34, 09/09/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Mets castoff T.J. Rivera getting chance with rival Nationals T.J. Rivera’s agent initially was hesitant to let the former Met try to resurrect his career with the Long Island Ducks of the lowly Independent Atlantic League. But it took only a month for Rivera’s decision to reject his agent’s a...
22:51, 08/04/2019

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be availa...
01:00, 06/19/2019

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s ba...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely suppor...
04:17, 06/18/2019

Matt Prior: Why sharing is caring for rival carmakers Huge expense of EV tech is causing car makers to team up The radical reinvention of the car as we know it has forced companies to support eachother in uncertain times One of the first things I wrote in this game was a feature linking all car manuf...
07:51, 08/24/2019

Extreme Networks to acquire rival Aerohive for $272m Software-driven networking company Extreme Networks has announced that it will acquire Wi-Fi router maker Aerohive Networks for $272m.The two companies have entered into a definitive agreement where Extreme Networks will purchase all of Aerohive&apos...
22:17, 06/26/2019

Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
05:51, 06/27/2019

October trial set in Michigan school stabbing of rival MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — An October trial is scheduled for a young woman accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at their Detroit-area school in an alleged dispute over a boy. The Macomb Daily reports Macomb County Circuit Court Ju...
14:51, 06/11/2019

UK cloud cold storage rival to BackBlaze emerges British-based company Zoolz has released a new storage tier that targets the growing market of cloud-based file archiving. Competing with the likes of Carbonite, Backblaze and to a lesser extent, Amazon S3 Deep Glacier, Microsoft Azure Archive a...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Google's Android Huawei unveiled its own operating system HarmonyOS on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions....
13:51, 08/09/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts, and Rival Providers See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
14:51, 07/15/2019

McLaren would support Alonso returning to F1 with rival team McLaren would support Fernando Alonso returning to Formula 1 with a rival if the two-time world champion had the opportunity, after retaining its current driver line-up for 2020...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Investor who was once FBI informant files $25M defamation lawsuit against rival An epic shouting match between two of Wall Street’s biggest loudmouths is headed to court. Guy Gentile — a stockbroker and former FBI informant who in 2017 accused his ex-girlfriend of driving his Mercedes-Benz into his swimming pool — has sued a riv...
12:17, 08/31/2019

Huawei has reportedly been working on its Android rival for seven years Huawei has reportedly been building its Android rival for the last 7 years in secret, anticipating a possible ban on using U.S. software for its products....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: new Nissan Leaf rival seen barely disguised Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's new ID 3 electric hatch has been spotted again in a German suburb, this time with a more revealing disguise.  The firm'...
14:51, 07/09/2019

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s t...
23:51, 07/08/2019

The specs just leaked for the iPhone 11 Pro’s biggest Android rival Now that the iPhone 11 and its Pro counterparts are official, Apple’s biggest rivals will soon unveil its brand new devices that will compete directly with the new iPhones. We’re looking at the Pixel 4 from Google and the OnePlus 7T serie...
17:51, 09/11/2019

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing of Joe Panik, was signed Friday by the Braves. Hechavarria was cut one day before a scheduled $1 milli...
00:51, 08/17/2019

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
07:51, 06/17/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
15:51, 05/01/2019

What Akhilesh Yadav Said On Bhojpuri Star Nirahua, His BJP Rival Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, contesting the national election from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, faces the BJP's Nirahua, a Bhojpuri star he had once honoured with an award. "...
11:17, 05/08/2019

DJI Osmo Action review: A worthy GoPro rival Well, here's a surprise. After GoPro trod on DJI's foot with its ill-fated Karma drone, DJI is stomping right back with a rugged camera of its own -- the Osmo Action. It looks like a GoPro, is similarly priced ($349 -- $51 cheaper) and pret...
17:34, 05/15/2019

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by OnePlus today, its flagship smartphones will be not...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Uber’s London Taxi Rival Will Cost You Peanuts Carlyle must be hoping that some of Uber’s magic valuation dust rubs off on Addison Lee. The investment has been difficult for the private equity firm....
12:00, 05/03/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
12:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Phillips 66 follows rival Valero with a profit beat U.S. refiner Phillips 66 on Tuesday beat analysts' quarterly profit estimates, becoming the second major refiner to post bullish numbers at a time when investors and analysts had largely expected poor performance due to higher Canadian crude prices....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Starbucks' big China rival arrives on Wall Street China's Starbucks has arrived on Wall Street. Luckin Coffee begin trading on Friday and provided an immediate caffeine jolt to the market. The stock surged nearly 50% to $25 a share before pulling back a bit....
08:17, 05/20/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

United Group acquires Croatian rival Tele2 for $245.7 mln Balkan telecoms and media company United Group B.V. on Friday acquired Croatian telecoms operator Tele2 Croatia for 220 million euros ($245.70 million), including debt, expanding its presence in south-eastern Europe....
22:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Phillips 66 follows rival Valero with a profit beat U.S. refiner Phillips 66 posted a better-than-feared quarterly profit on Tuesday, as higher income from its pipelines and terminals business offset the impact of higher Canadian crude prices on refining....
20:17, 04/30/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring the country together.’ Well guess what? I refuse to accept, ‘He’s the old guy.’...
14:17, 06/30/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort along with California, said on Tuesday....
19:34, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Just Eat shareholder Eminence Capital to vote against Takeaway.com merger A top-10 shareholder in Just Eat said on Tuesday it would vote against the British food delivery company's proposed 9 billion pound ($11 billion) merger with Takeaway.com, saying the deal undervalued Just Eat....
11:34, 09/03/2019

Axiata, Telenor in merger talks to create telecoms giant KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s Axiata Group Berhad says it is in talks with Norway’s Telenor ASA to merge their Asian operations to create one of the world’s top telecommunications giants with some 300 million customers in...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault merger would create "world leader" Renault claims it will "study with interest" Fiat Chrysler's 50/50 merger proposal after board met today to discuss it Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. If agreed,...
19:51, 05/27/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile push back deadline to complete merger T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Monday extended the deadline for completing their proposed $26 billion deal to July 29 as the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division chief said he had not decided whether to approve the transaction....
20:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Europe stocks inch higher on UK merger action European stocks ground out a tiny gain on Monday, as a pair of big merger reports and a weak pound sent London's FTSE 100 higher, while defensive plays dominated other major markets ahead of Wednesday's U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision....
19:17, 07/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as in...
16:17, 05/27/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
23:51, 06/10/2019

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
11:51, 05/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault Hope Merger Talks Will Restart Soon The outcome of a vote by Nissan shareholders this week could help determine whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault can revive their $40 billion merger talks....
22:17, 06/23/2019

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
11:51, 05/27/2019

Ajit Pai oks T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big step closer to getting the US government's approval to merge, as Federal Communications Commission Ch...
21:17, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC chair Pai seeks approval for Nexstar-Tribune merger Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Friday sought approval from his colleagues to order the go ahead for Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion tie-up, a spokeswoman for the agency said....
07:51, 08/31/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger, and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The carriers have made new commitments to the FCC that would guarantee wider access to high-speed mobile...
20:51, 05/20/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile but that meetings on the matter continued....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, beh...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed merger between the carmakers, sources close to the discussions said....
20:51, 06/02/2019

Mega Bank Merger " A Big Bang Step", Says Uday Kotak The Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank will merge to form the country's second largest public sector bank with a business of Rs.17.95 lakh crore, Finance Minister Nirmala......
13:17, 08/31/2019

US antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile but that meetings on the matter continued....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race ...
13:51, 05/27/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Musk deposed in class-action lawsuit over SolarCity merger Shareholders claim that SolarCity was basically insolvent when the companies publicly announced plans to merge in June 2016 and not worth the price ultimately negotiated by Tesla’s “conflicted fiduciaries.”...
20:51, 09/10/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the deal his blessing, the Justice Department still hasn’t signed off. And according to a new report from...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Justice Department The $26 billion deal secured final approval from the agency, where regulators blessed the combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers after they agreed to sell off a portion of their business to Dish Network....
03:34, 07/27/2019