After Moonves, CBS takeover possible in new media landscape

NEW YORK (AP) — The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but it could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media compa...

Useful or creepy? Machines suggest Gmail replies

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is suggesting auto-responses to emails in its latest version of Gmail on the web, expanding on a feature already available on Android devices and iPhones. The ...

Insider Q&A: AT&T entertainment exec on future of video

NEW YORK (AP) — David Christopher, who runs AT&T's wireless and entertainment businesses, has a bird's eye view of how streaming media and video are evolving. AT&T recently c...

FireEye: Tech firms' secret weapon against disinformation

NEW YORK (AP) — This week has seen major social media sites step up their policing of online disinformation campaigns. Google disabled dozens of YouTube channels and other accounts l...

Using common social media tactics to subvert US elections

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest efforts to disrupt the U.S. midterm elections through Facebook manipulation seem to be following a persuasion playbook refined by legitimate companies and organizations — bu...

CBS to report 2Q results as turmoil swirls

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will report second-quarter earnings on Thursday as turmoil swirls around the media company as the important fall TV season approaches. CEO Les Moonves is facing a...

With Comcast out, how Disney's empire will look with Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mouse House is getting close to catching the Fox. Comcast's decision Thursday to drop its bid for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox means Disney's $71.3 billio...

Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating television networks from the Time Warner company it just bought. The WatchTV service, a cable-like package...

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing co...

Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape

NEW YORK (AP) — That didn't take long. A day after a federal judge cleared the way for AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, Comcast made a bold all-cash $65 billion offer for Fox asse...

Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just...

Comcast bid for Fox is next after favorable AT&T ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If...

Comcast offer for Fox expected after favorable AT&T ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate. Tuesday's ruling signaled that...

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. ...

FCC sets 'net neutrality' repeal for June 11, Senate to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has set June 11 as the repeal date for "net neutrality" rules meant to prevent broadband companies from exercising more control over what people w...