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EU says Microsoft pledged to meet antitrust requests on browsers

EU says Microsoft pledged to meet antitrust requests on browsers

Published 08/09/2012

CERNOBBIO, Italy (Reuters) - Software giant Microsoft is ready to introduce measures that would address the European Union's antitrust concerns about users' ability to chose [more…]

Verizon Wireless clears hurdles in cable spectrum deal

Verizon Wireless clears hurdles in cable spectrum deal

Published 16/08/2012

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators cleared the way for Verizon Wireless to proceed with its $3.9 billion purchase of airwaves from big cable providers [more…]

Netflix, HBO to battle for Nordic viewers

Netflix, HBO to battle for Nordic viewers

Published 15/08/2012

Los Angeles (Reuters) - Video streaming company Netflix Inc and pay television channel HBO will launch competing services in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, setting [more…]

Google unveils ultrafast Internet/TV in Kansas City

Google unveils ultrafast Internet/TV in Kansas City

Published 27/07/2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc made its foray into the market for bundled Internet and television services on Thursday, promising access speeds [more…]

Sharp to cut thousands of jobs: Nikkei

Sharp to cut thousands of jobs: Nikkei

Published 24/07/2012

(Reuters) - Sharp Corp may lay off several thousand workers and sell office buildings in Tokyo as losses at Japan's last major fabricator of liquid [more…]

AT&T says AMC’s new rates too steep

AT&T says AMC’s new rates too steep

Published 28/06/2012

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said AMC Networks is seeking an "excessive rate increase" to renew its U-verse TV contract, which the mobile service provider believes [more…]

Time Inc to sell magazine subscriptions on Apple Newsstand

Time Inc to sell magazine subscriptions on Apple Newsstand

Published 14/06/2012

(Reuters) - Time Inc's stable of 20 magazines, including Sports Illustrated and People, are now available for subscription on Apple's Newsstand, the company said on [more…]

Apple courts EPIX for upcoming TV: sources

Apple courts EPIX for upcoming TV: sources

Published 27/04/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc began talks earlier this year to stream films owned by EPIX, which is backed by three major movie studios, [more…]

Tycoon Slim taps online gaming market in Mexico

Tycoon Slim taps online gaming market in Mexico

Published 18/04/2012

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim plans to enter the online gaming market in his home country, offering more than 600 free titles [more…]

Sony group offers to sell catalogues to get EMI unit: sources

Sony group offers to sell catalogues to get EMI unit: sources

Published 02/04/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Sony-led group has offered to sell several music catalogues which generated 15 million euros ($19.9 million) in royalties last year to [more…]