Project includes high-definition smart TVs in the 246 guest rooms and suites in John Fitzpatrick’s New York hotels

Irish hotelier John Fitzpatrick has launched his latest refurbishment programme, with plans to spend $2 million on his two hotels in New York. This (...)

 The iconic Wall Street bull. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

US bull market continues to tire US markets continue to hover around all-time highs, but a large number of stocks are already in individual bear marke(...)

Alibaba is planning to build China’s version of Netflix and HBO via a new service called Tmall Box Office.

Alibaba is planning to build China’s version of Netflix and HBO via a new service called Tmall Box Office, as it tries to service 600 million families(...)

Many petrol stations now charge for air. Photograph: Thinkstock

How much extra will you end up paying in 2015 for stuff that you would have got free little more than 15 years ago? Over the past 10 years or so, p(...)

Thirty-seven years ago, when Paul McGuinness signed a virtually unknown teen rock band called U2, he was also interested in making movies. After dr(...)

U2 perform in Vancouver at the beginning of their new world tour.

Former U2 manager Paul McGuinness has said the band erred in giving away its last album to all iTunes subscribers whether they wanted it or not. Mr M(...)

The Puffin Rock animated series

When tiny children are starting to base their entertainment requests on whatever “Netfwix” might be showing you know the game has officially changed f(...)

A scene from Cornish drama ‘Poldark’, which is made by Mammoth Screen: company has been bought for an undisclosed sum – which is below £10 million, according to one person familiar with the deal. Photograph: Mike Hogan

ITV has bought Mammoth Screen, the maker of the hit Cornish drama Poldark (above), eight years after it first invested in the company. The UK’s bigges(...)

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(...)