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Fox withdrew its $80 billion bid to buy Time Warner Inc last week after being rebuffed by the owner of CNN, HBO and Warner Bros studios. Murdoch said he has no plans to pursue another company as an alternative, Reuters reported.
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Time Warner has closed its $3 billion buy of Insight Communications Co. The seller was the Carlyle Group. The deal was announced last August. Insight is the 10th largest cable operator in the United States, serving around 750,000 customers in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, Reuters has reported. PRESS RELEASE Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) […]Continue
TPG Capital, News Corp. and Time Warner have all put in bids for the media assets of Turkey’s Calik Holding, Reuters reported Monday. The bids were reportedly all around $1 billion, Reuters wrote.Continue
(Reuters) – Little-known online games company Trion Worlds, after raising more than $100 million in venture capital since 2006, is looking at becoming the newest debutante at the digital media IPO ball. Not unlike larger and better-known games company Zynga, which filed for an IPO of up to $1 billion in July, Trion is considering […]Continue
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Earlier this week, Time Warner agreed to test a new video rental service on Facebook. Users can now rent the “The Dark Knight” for 30 Facebook credits or $3, watching the Batman movie instantly on their PCs.
Some say this deal — if it works — could sound the death knell for Netflix, which saw its share price drop from $207.40 to $195.45 on the day of the announcement (March 8). Others, like this analyst, say the move doesn’t represent an immediate threat to Netflix.Continue
Time Warner has paid $60.3 million to increase its ownership in Central European Media Enterprises, Reuters reported. Time Warner now holds 31% of the broadcaster, up 5.5% from its previous stake. It bought the shares from from privately held Testora, part of Czech private equity group PPF Investments.Continue
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) joined Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF.N) and Access Industries in bidding for MGM, a source said, adding that the three bids range from $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion. The deadline for a second round of bids for MGM was unofficially extended after Time Warner, the most likely buyer […]Continue