Mergers

tech-science

A Newly Discovered Type of Galaxy Keeps Producing Stars as It Dies

'Cold quasars' offer an unprecedented look at the transition between active star-forming galaxies and dead galactic bodies.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.19
Space

The Milky Way Ate This Star Cluster Billions of Years Ago

The Hubble Space Telescope snapped detailed images of Messier 75, which is part of the 'Gaia Sausage.'
Becky Ferreira
4.26.19
telecom

AT&T Jacks Up TV Prices Again After Merger, Despite Promising That Wouldn’t Happen

AT&T insisted that post-merger “efficiencies” would likely result in lower, not higher rates.
Karl Bode
3.12.19
FCC

Sinclair's Bid to Monopolize Local TV News Is Officially Dead

Tribune Media has scrapped its merger deal and has accused Sinclair of "unnecessarily aggressive" behavior.
Karl Bode
8.9.18
Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.18
Mergers

Trump FCC Tries to Claim Its Blatant Sinclair Favoritism Was Entirely Coincidental

The FCC has quickly been dismantling rules designed to protect media consumers and smaller competitors.
Karl Bode
5.23.18
big telecom

AT&T’s Contract with Michael Cohen Shows Exactly What It Hoped to Get From Him

The Washington Post released the consulting contract between Trump’s lawyer and the telecom firm.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.11.18
Frontier

Trump is Doubling Down on Obama and Bush's Legacy of Going Soft on Antitrust Problems

The last three US presidents have all had relatively weak stances on busting monopolies, which has led to worsening America's income inequality.
Jasper Craven
2.26.18
RIP

Yahoo! Is Dead, Will Now Be Called ‘Altaba'

If the Verizon deal goes through, one of Silicon Valley’s most famous brand names will soon exist only in our memories.
Sam Gustin
1.10.17
cnn

AT&T and Time Warner Execs Vow to Protect Press Freedom Under Trump

The issue of First Amendment free speech protections is now front and center.
Sam Gustin
12.7.16
competition

AT&T CEO Says $85B Time Warner Deal Will Be Tremendous for Consumers

But public interest groups warn that media consolidation usually leads to higher prices.
Sam Gustin
12.7.16
tv

The $85 Billion Question: Will the FCC Review the AT&T-Time Warner Deal?

AT&T and Time Warner want to avoid FCC scrutiny. That’s unlikely.
Sam Gustin
10.28.16
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