Netflix CEO Reed Hastings giving a keynote address at the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: AFP Photo

Video streaming company Netflix yesterday launched its services in 130 countries, covering almost the entire globe except China, as part of efforts to(...)

People walk past a picture of Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy outside the People’s Party (PP) headquarters in Madrid

European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by gains in carmaker Volkswagen and telecoms equipment manufacturer Ericsson, although an inconclusive (...)

TV is undergoing a profound change in viewing patterns. Photograph:  EPA/JOERG CARSTENSEN

I don’t have a television, which is one of those admissions that’s really hard to make without sounding insufferably smug. But rather than swearing of(...)

Fleetmatics develops and sells fleet-management software that tracks the location of vehicles and gives fleet operators a host of information on fuel use, speed, mileage, delivery times and so on

Fleetmatics, a Dublin-based provider of GPS-based fleet management systems, has reported revenues of $68.6 million for the second quarter, up 24 per c(...)

The Sky logo sits on a sign outside British Sky ’s headquarters in Isleworth. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Sky’s UK operation and six major Hollywood movie studios including 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers have been accused by the European Union of ill(...)

A cable truck returns to a Time Warner Cable office in San Diego, California. Time Warner Cableis nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications , combining the second and third largest US cable operators, people familiar with the matter said. Photograph: Mike Blake/Files/Reuters

Charter Communications said it would buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $78.7 billion, as the second and third largest US cable operators look (...)

A successful Charter-Time Warner Cable deal would concentrate significant broadband power in one company. As such it is likely to face intense scrutiny from regulators

Charter Communications is nearing a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion (about €50 billion), according to people familiar with th(...)

A bid for Time Warner Cable, the second-largest US cable company, would be the boldest move yet for French-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Merger talks over Time Warner Cable are pitting French-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi against his former boss, media mogul John Malone. A bid for Time W(...)

The new approach comes as Nintendo’s Wii U console lags  Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s XBox Photograph: Reuters

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo forecast its long-awaited entry into smartphone games would help it double annual operating profit in the year endin(...)

Total revenue  at Comcast  gained  2.6 per cent to $17.9 billion during the  first quarter compared with the same period last year.  Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The cable and entertainment conglomerate Comcast has reported a 10 per cent increase in earnings in the first quarter, driven by growth in its high-s(...)