At least seven bidders are said to be interested in acquiring Hulu LLC, and their divergent motivations in pursuing the deal could end up radically altering the strategy of the online-television service.
The U.S. telephone network the Bell System built and ran for almost a century is dying, replaced by technology that propels Internet messages. Rules underpinning that old order should expire with it, AT&T Inc. says.
China will ban the use of military number plates on luxury cars, including Porsche and Bentley, in a crackdown on abuse of vehicle management within the armed forces amid President Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption.
Nielsen Holdings NV, the biggest tracker of U.S. television ratings, agreed to buy Arbitron Inc. for about $1.26 billion in cash, giving it access to the largest source of data on the country’s radio listeners.
China’s Communist Party will hold its 18th congress starting Nov. 8 as it looks to complete a once-a-decade leadership transition that’s been roiled by the downfall of former Politburo member Bo Xilai.
“ PBS NewsHour ” didn’t inform its viewers this week that Charlie Sheen labeled his former “Two and a Half Men” co-star Jon Cryer a troll. The newscast did, however, devote 10 minutes -- the airtime equivalent of several dog years -- to a discussion of swipe fees.
Lee Enterprises Inc. is offering lenders higher rates and equity interests to refinance debt as the owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch seeks to avoid bankruptcy, according to four people familiar with the matter.