Technology / Media / Telecoms

News Corp’s quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, posts loss

News Corp’s quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, posts loss

Published 06/05/2016

News Corp (NWSA.O), owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print [more…]

Dell SecureWorks, 2016’s first tech IPO, fizzles on Wall Street

Dell SecureWorks, 2016’s first tech IPO, fizzles on Wall Street

Published 22/04/2016

The lackluster market debut of SecureWorks Corp, the cyber unit of Dell Inc, failed to rally the battered technology U.S. IPO market on Friday, a [more…]

Viacom shares soar after deal to renew Dish contract

Viacom shares soar after deal to renew Dish contract

Published 21/04/2016

Viacom Inc said on Thursday it has renewed a multiyear distribution contract with satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp, lifting the media company's shares over [more…]

Daily Mail says may partner to bid for Yahoo

Daily Mail says may partner to bid for Yahoo

Published 21/04/2016

The parent of Britain's Daily Mail said on Wednesday it had not submitted its own bid to buy Yahoo Inc's core Internet business, but was [more…]

Alibaba’s Ma pledges not to interfere in SCMP editorial independence

Alibaba’s Ma pledges not to interfere in SCMP editorial independence

Published 21/04/2016

SHANGHAI The new boss of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, Jack Ma, has promised not to interfere in editorial decisions, in an apparent bid [more…]

Viacom’s Redstone opposes selling minority stake in Paramount: WSJ

Viacom’s Redstone opposes selling minority stake in Paramount: WSJ

Published 12/04/2016

Ailing Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone opposes Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman's plan to sell a minority stake sale in Viacom's Paramount Pictures [more…]

SAP quarterly results fall short as U.S. market slows

SAP quarterly results fall short as U.S. market slows

Published 08/04/2016

FRANKFURT Europe's largest software company, SAP (SAPG.DE), warned late on Friday that first-quarter results would be weaker than expected due to slower sales of software [more…]

Leak of Senate encryption bill prompts swift backlash

Leak of Senate encryption bill prompts swift backlash

Published 08/04/2016

WASHINGTON Security researchers and civil liberties advocates on Friday condemned draft legislation leaked from the U.S. Senate that would let judges order technology companies to [more…]

Yahoo extends deadline for bids by a week: Re/code

Yahoo extends deadline for bids by a week: Re/code

Published 08/04/2016

Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) has extended the deadline to bid for its businesses by a week to April 18, technology news website Re/code reported, citing people [more…]

Stock ETFs add sixth week to streak of inflows: Lipper

Stock ETFs add sixth week to streak of inflows: Lipper

Published 08/04/2016

NEW YORK Exchange-traded fund investors showed continued confidence in U.S. markets, delivering stock ETFs based in the country $3.5 billion and their sixth straight week [more…]