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(...)

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Wearable technology to help you live longer, ways to increase the impact of brands, and tools to save farmers sleepless nights: in creating solution(...)

Jilted: Jane Fonda with Lily Tomlin, her Grace and Frankie costar

You never know what’s going to happen in a newspaper office. One minute I have my head stuck in a computer, figuring out a schedule for the next fortn(...)

Spotify is to announce its video-streaming service at a launch event in New York on May 20th.

Spotify is working on a video-streaming service that will complement its music platform as the battle for dominance in digital content hots up.The pri(...)

The European Commission said it will “review” whether on-demand services such as Netflix should be subject to the same rules as traditional TV broadcasters.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Brussels is to take the first step toward tighter European Union regulation of the internet after coming under pressure from France and Germany to tak(...)

Niall Gaffney, Phillipa Dunne, Amy Stephenson, Rory Connelly and Shane Langan in ‘The Walshes’. Photograph: Allan Staley

It’s only the recent past, but television in Ireland was a different proposition in 2007. Netflix was something to which people in metropolitan Americ(...)

The investment marks a significant change for YouTube, which has been backing its content creators by providing production facilities and small amounts of funds for creators to test ideas

Google’s YouTube will directly invest in new shows to be launched in partnerships with its four top content creators, it said in a blog on Tuesday.The(...)

A man walks past the Time Warner Cable headquarters in New York. Comcast said the deal had been structured in a way that if the US government didn’t agree, the companies could walk away

Comcast and Time Warner Cable confirmed on Friday they had abandoned their proposed $45 billion merger. Comcast said the deal had been structured in (...)

Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena is one of six chefs filmed in their restaurant kitchens for a new docu-series made by David Gelb, who also made Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Chefs’ kitchens aren’t places the public usually gets access to, though the trend for “open kitchens”, where at least some of the prep and cooking (...)