News tagged with media companies

China punishes social media, websites on coup talk

(AP) -- China is shuttering more than a dozen websites, penalizing two popular social media sites and detaining six people for circulating rumors of a coup that rattled Beijing in the midst of its worst high-level political ...

dateMar 31, 2012 in Internet
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Liberty Global to sell stake to Japan's KDDI

(AP) -- Japan's second-largest telecommunications company, KDDI Corp., said Monday it is acquiring Liberty Global Inc.'s stake in Japan's largest cable TV operator for $4 billion in cash.

dateJan 25, 2010 in Telecom
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The future of gaming technology

Microsoft, creator of the Xbox Live -- an online multiplayer video gaming and digital media delivery service -- has announced it would offer mainstream television programming to its subscribers, creating direct ...

dateDec 14, 2011 in Other
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Time Warner Cable to Comcast: Integration not easy

(AP) -- The chief executive of Time Warner Cable Inc. offers this warning to Comcast Corp. on its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal: Mixing content and distribution is harder to accomplish than it looks.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Telecom
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