The show will still run on PBS, but after a nine-month window

The producers of longrunning US children’s TV show Sesame Street have struck a five-year partnership with cable channel HBO that will bring much-neede(...)

Sesame Street: US children’s programme will air on HBO in late autumn. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

The producers of long-running US children’s TV show Sesame Street have struck a five-year partnership with cable channel HBO that will bring much-need(...)

 Viacom in Times Square, New York City. Stock prices of media companies have dropped as consumers cut back on traditional media usage and turn to internet-based entertainment. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Media stocks in the United States endured a two-day rout on Wall Street last week, triggered by Disney’s comments about falling subscriber numbers at (...)

US ‘Vogue’ editor Anna Wintour: “There is something about fashion that can make people really nervous.” Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

“There is something about fashion that can make people really nervous,” says US Vogue editor Anna Wintour in the documentary The September Issue. If y(...)

Circulation revenue grew slightly, helped by a 13.8 per cent rise in revenue from digital-only subscription products

The New York Times reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as its print advertising sales fell for the fourth straight quarter. Shares of the c(...)

Actor Peter Dinklage in a scene from HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’: the HBO network helped increase Time Warner’s revenue. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO via AP

Time Warner’s quarterly profit blew past analysts’ estimates, helped by a deal with video-streaming service Hulu and the release of Batman: Arkham Kni(...)

Optical fibre: researchers at San Diego received data after it voyaged 12,000km through cables with standard amplifiers and no electronic regenerators.

Over two billion kilometres of optical fibres have been installed worldwide, a string of glass that could be wrapped around the globe 50,000 times. I(...)

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew in Star Wars. George Lucas sold his Lucas film group to Disney at the end of 2012, receiving $2.2 billion in cash and 37.1 million Disney shares.

George Lucas has made a $2.2 billion paper profit on the Walt Disney stock he received in exchange for the rights to Star Wars thanks to the out perfo(...)

Verizon has been spending aggressively to expand its business. In February it bought licenses worth $10.4 billion in a government sale of wireless airwaves for mobile data

Verizon Communications said it would buy AOL in a $4.4 billion deal that gives the biggest US wireless carrier access to AOL’s successful digital a(...)

Peter Fisk’s book is a richly researched work on an interesting subject.

Game-changing businesses, the focus of this book, are disruptive and innovative start-ups and corporations that are reshaping economies in every secto(...)