Cablevision Systems Corp.’s antitrust lawsuit against Viacom Inc., filed yesterday in Manhattan, is a bid to upend the television industry by challenging the bundling of cable networks, a practice that’s led to rising cable bills and ballooning channel lineups.
New York is unlikely to enjoy the energy boom that swept neighboring Pennsylvania because a collapse of natural gas prices has dulled the enthusiasm of companies waiting for regulators to permit drilling.
Collectors at a $108.4 million sale last night pushed a Glenn Brown painting to three times the artist’s record, while remaining choosy about secondary works by auction stars such as Gerhard Richter and Francis Bacon.
About five years ago, Apple Inc. design guru Jony Ive decided he wanted a new feature for the next MacBook: a small dot of green light above the screen, shining through the computer’s aluminum casing to indicate when its camera was on. The problem? It’s physically impossible to shine light through metal.
Time Warner Inc .’s biggest cable channels, TBS and TNT, are spending more on original TV series and paying for marquee names like Conan O’Brien to drive ratings at the unit that now accounts for most of the company’s profit.
Art Dubai opens today in the Gulf emirate with a narrowed focus on works from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia after last year’s event was attended by few of the world’s top-selling galleries.