Rentrak Corp., whose technology tracks how consumers watch movies and TV shows, is shaping up as a takeover target for companies including Google Inc. seeking more data as viewers shift to smartphones and the Internet.
DirecTV is focusing on adding subscribers to its Latin American business and isn’t considering an initial public offering or spinoff of the unit, Chief Executive Officer Mike White said.
Dish Network Corp., the second- largest U.S. satellite-television provider, reported profit that trailed analysts’ estimates after losing subscribers.
THQ Inc., the video-game maker that reported a quarterly loss yesterday, tumbled 30 percent after an analyst said the company may need to draw on a revolving line of credit.
"The next-generation consoles are selling better than expected, but there is a dearth of games tailored to what they're capable of."
- Todd Mitchell on Aug 12, 2014