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CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix

Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesda...

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix

Source: theguardian.com

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The ...
17:28, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a ...
04:14, 08/14/2019

CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if ...
23:56, 08/02/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video stre...
00:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp , as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video str...
22:56, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp , as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video str...
20:42, 05/14/2019

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their p...
04:14, 08/14/2019

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman...
06:56, 08/20/2019

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The big...
04:14, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom seal merger deal: source CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have finalized their merger agreement, a source told Reuters on Tuesday, reunifying the U.S. entertainment companies after ...
14:56, 08/13/2019

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a j...
07:56, 08/03/2019

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and ...
19:56, 08/20/2019

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal to reunite Sumner Redstone’s media empire, sources tell The Post. The two companies, which are both major...
03:42, 08/13/2019

CBS, Viacom agree to merge in all-stock deal CBS Corp and Viacom Inc agreed to merge on Tuesday, creating a company with more than $28 billion in revenue, as an increasingly competitive media ...
20:56, 08/13/2019

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional medi...
21:17, 08/13/2019

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and ...
05:42, 08/20/2019

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viaco...
02:42, 08/14/2019

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom- CNBC CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/30/the-board-of-cbs-is-preparing-for-deal-...
17:14, 05/30/2019

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improvin...
21:00, 08/08/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leade...
03:56, 06/14/2019

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be ...
23:28, 07/15/2019

Disney will bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13/month to take on Netflix in November Disney today announced it’ll bundle ESPN+ and Hulu along with Disney+ for $12.99 a month when the entertainment giant’s streaming service launches in...
11:56, 08/07/2019

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audience...
02:42, 08/07/2019

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Disney might not steal Netflix customers — but it will make it harder for Netflix to raise prices Video streaming isn't going to be a zero-sum game. But Disney's pricing may hinder part of the long-term Netflix narrative — that Netflix c...
00:14, 08/08/2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal ea...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing cr...
04:42, 05/17/2019

Just Eat and Takeway.com agree terms of merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in th...
10:42, 07/29/2019

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can ri...
01:28, 08/06/2019

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s...
21:56, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can riva...
11:56, 08/05/2019

Just Eat and Takeaway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in th...
14:14, 07/29/2019

UAE's Abu Dhabi Financial Group and Shuaa Capital agree on merger Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) and Shuaa Capital have agreed on the terms of their merger, which will create an entity with $12.8 billion in assets...
10:28, 06/26/2019

TIM, Vodafone agree merger of mobile masts, 5G partnership in Italy Italy's biggest phone group Telecom Italia and rival Vodafone agreed on Friday to merge their mobile tower infrastructure and to jointly roll out 5G...
17:56, 07/26/2019

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies ...
00:14, 05/31/2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try t...
23:00, 06/14/2019

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual le...
09:28, 06/12/2019

Disney Plus vs Netflix: who will win? Just as you get used to shelling out every month for a Netflix subscription, someone like Disney has to turn around and announce a competing streamin...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ se...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ se...
00:28, 08/20/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of th...
21:56, 05/30/2019

How Disney+ Compares to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Now that Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, Disney+, finally has an official launch date (November 12) and more details have been released, it’...
02:14, 08/08/2019

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK op...
18:28, 07/03/2019

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of bo...
19:56, 05/30/2019

Disney, king of the box office, now primed to do battle with Netflix World’s biggest entertainment company reports its results this weekDisney’s domination at the global box office and its plans to take on Netflix will...
12:14, 08/05/2019

How the streaming wars between Disney, Netflix, Apple and everybody else will change TV forever Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and others are about to come head-to-head with the likes of Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max and CNBC's par...
16:00, 08/10/2019

Forget all the Netflix doom and gloom – it’s Apple, Disney, and even HBO that should be worried now If you believe much of the commentary in recent days about Netflix’s unimpressive second-quarter results, you’d be forgiven for assuming ...
17:14, 07/22/2019

Netflix and Disney threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion rights Firms refused to comment on filming in Northern Ireland where laws are stricterNetflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia ...
09:56, 05/31/2019

Netflix is beefing up its cartoon content ahead of Disney Plus launch Can't get enough cartoons? Netflix could be the place to go, with an influx of animated shows and movies expected to arrive on the streaming pla...
11:56, 07/29/2019

Disney poaches Netflix film executive for streaming service Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had hired a top executive in Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, to lead international content deve...
00:14, 06/26/2019

Facebook approaches Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: The Information Facebook Inc has approached Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device for...
01:00, 08/01/2019

WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after ...
22:14, 05/30/2019

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings...
04:42, 08/08/2019

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion ...
06:56, 05/31/2019

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly use...
13:42, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after ...
22:42, 05/30/2019

Disney and Netflix should quit Georgia and quit seeking subsidies It’s a story you’ve seen before. Red states pass laws the Left find objectionable, and within days, the entertainment sector threatens to leave that ...
02:14, 05/31/2019

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m.. ...
22:28, 08/19/2019

Dark Phoenix and Galaxy's Edge Hit Disney's Bottom Line, But Disney + and Many Remakes Are on the Way We’re not even through with summer and Walt Disney Studios has already grossed a record-breaking $8 billion at the international box office. And yet,...
18:42, 08/07/2019

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created...
23:56, 07/18/2019

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger sai...
00:42, 08/07/2019

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney...
16:42, 08/07/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu before Disney+ launch Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp that removes an obstacle in the Mouse House's quest to ...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition ...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. Whil...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite...
02:42, 07/13/2019

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to whic...
05:14, 08/20/2019

Why This Time Is Different for CBS and Viacom The media companies have previously faced obstacles to merging, but conditions have changed. Just because a merger hasn’t worked out before doesn’t m...
12:28, 06/26/2019

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially an...
03:56, 08/14/2019

What Shari Redstone won’t say about a Viacom deal CBS and Viacom reported earnings on Thursday — and refused to discuss what everyone wanted to know: the status of their merger plans. “We will not be...
06:42, 08/09/2019

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix   ...
17:14, 08/17/2019

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone...
01:00, 08/14/2019

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more ...
03:42, 08/13/2019

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.    ...
02:14, 08/14/2019

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic adve...
14:42, 08/08/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional T...
01:14, 05/11/2019

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into s...
08:28, 08/14/2019

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a pote...
02:42, 06/19/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS br...
21:28, 08/03/2019

Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it post...
17:28, 08/08/2019

How to use Netflix codes to find specific categories of movies and shows that Netflix won't show you otherwise sitthiphong/Shutterstock You can use Netflix codes to find very specific subsets of movies and shows on Netflix. Once you know the link structure n...
00:14, 06/22/2019

Netflix May 2019 releases: The full calendar of 62 new Netflix originals coming this month May 2019 is going to be a huge month for Netflix original content — and it had damn well better be, in light of the fact that the world’s...
13:00, 05/02/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (July 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more t...
13:56, 07/30/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more t...
02:42, 08/06/2019

Netflix price hikes are complicating T-Mobile’s ‘Netflix on Us’ promotion T-Mobile announced a series of changes to its most popular phone plane on Thursday, one of which potentially means a price increase if you’re o...
01:56, 05/24/2019

The best Netflix series in the UK (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge Over the past few years, Amazon has become home to some truly awesome TV shows (The Tick! The Exapnse!). But although competition is heating up in th...
16:42, 05/16/2019

Viacom CEO Charges Less for Channels in Bid for Long-Term Growth Viacom accepted a cut in payments for carriage of its TV channels including MTV and Nickelodeon in its recent distribution deal struck with AT&T—a si...
02:56, 05/10/2019

Viacom buys lasagna-loving Garfield for Nickelodeon Garfield, the lasagna-loving, lazy comic-strip cat is getting adopted by Viacom. The company, which owns Nickelodeon, announced Tuesday that it has e...
01:00, 08/07/2019

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday,...
04:00, 08/13/2019

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines...
21:28, 06/10/2019

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together ...
13:28, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it poste...
17:28, 08/08/2019

Viacom profit beats on lower costs, success of 'What Men Want' Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures div...
13:42, 05/10/2019

The best Netflix series in the US (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days...
05:00, 05/09/2019

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yie...
08:28, 08/17/2019

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined compan...
06:42, 08/03/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its ...
17:28, 05/10/2019

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will ...
06:14, 08/14/2019

Viacom's quarterly revenue misses as advertising sales decline MTV and Comedy Central owner Viacom Inc missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Friday, weighed down by declines in domestic advertisin...
13:28, 05/10/2019

Viacom beats earning estimates on strong box office sales Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat second-quarter earning estimates on strong box-office sales even as it saw revenue fro...
09:42, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company ...
23:56, 08/02/2019

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS br...
01:56, 08/03/2019

Netflix details the ‘best’ 2019 TVs for watching Netflix Choosing what to watch on Netflix can be a time-consuming experience, but actually accessing the platform, and navigating your way around it, doesn&#...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and cr...
09:28, 08/02/2019

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of th...
09:28, 08/15/2019

Netflix says that these are the best 2019 TVs for watching Netflix The television landscape has changed drastically over the last decade or so, with smart TVs having become the new normal for countless consumers. One...
04:14, 06/20/2019

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's wh...
02:28, 05/23/2019

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major them...
00:28, 08/20/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Harris, L3 win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Departm...
21:42, 06/20/2019

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earli...
02:28, 06/10/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-in...
23:14, 05/21/2019

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scena...
12:14, 08/04/2019

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks o...
15:00, 06/18/2019

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Coun...
19:28, 07/02/2019

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sent...
00:42, 06/23/2019

| Coaches agree: Why Siya was right not to gamble The leadership and coaches of both camps were unanimous that Stormers captain Siya Kolisi made the right decision to kick a last-gasp penalty against...
13:56, 05/19/2019

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's l...
10:42, 06/09/2019

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, accordin...
13:56, 08/04/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is no...
07:14, 06/02/2019

Nintendo Switch Netflix App: Can you watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch in 2019? THE Nintendo Switch is a popular portable gaming console, but it is lacking one major feature – media entertainment. So when can you start watching N...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler a...
12:42, 06/04/2019

The Latest: FCA withdraws merger offer with Renault PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn ...
01:28, 06/06/2019

The Morning After: DOJ approves Sprint / T-Mobile merger Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! T-Mobile and Sprint have cleared a major hurdle on the way to completing their merger...
01:00, 07/28/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agree...
20:28, 05/20/2019

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after t...
17:28, 05/20/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wir...
16:56, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile says cost to close merger with Sprint should come down by 10% T-Mobile US said on Friday that the cost required to acquire smaller rival Sprint will come down by 10 percent from the initial $26.5 billion followi...
01:42, 07/27/2019

DoT Said to Explore BSNL-MTNL Merger for Their Survival The BSNL-MTNL merger is "one of the many components" of the overall revival plan being worked out for the two corporations, a source said on Tuesday....
12:42, 07/31/2019

Nissan would review Renault relationship after FCA merger - CEO Nissan would carry out a "fundamental review" of its relationship with alliance partner Renault if it accepted a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler, ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault PARIS — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine...
09:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted ...
17:42, 07/18/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's bi...
08:14, 05/27/2019

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the disc...
06:00, 05/27/2019

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talk...
22:14, 05/26/2019

Commerzbank downplays merger plans in the near future Commerzbank is working on a new strategic plan that it will present later this year after talks to merge with Deutsche Bank were discontinued in Apri...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit becau...
14:42, 05/08/2019

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the Fr...
04:28, 06/03/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agree...
16:42, 05/20/2019

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Net...
13:42, 07/24/2019

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, follow...
02:15, 08/19/2019

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is con...
20:14, 06/10/2019

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission ch...
20:56, 06/14/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as fede...
20:28, 06/11/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle with the Justice Department approving the deal. What about consumers? ...
20:14, 07/26/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger to Be Challenged by 10 States A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding ano...
19:14, 06/11/2019

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal...
18:28, 06/09/2019

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne w...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the...
23:42, 06/11/2019

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Spri...
01:56, 06/12/2019

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the fe...
17:42, 07/24/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a sol...
03:00, 05/26/2019

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this art...
15:14, 05/21/2019

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summi...
08:28, 06/29/2019

Ministers agree UK must get Brexit law through by summer: PM's spokesman British ministers agreed on Tuesday to continue talks with the opposition Labour Party but underlined the government must get Brexit legislation pass...
16:56, 05/14/2019

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the...
05:14, 06/13/2019

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gav...
02:42, 06/28/2019

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a s...
02:42, 05/29/2019

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before In the 1990s, lawmakers united on a “tough on crime” approach. But in a new report, members of both parties denounced that approach as unsparingly as...
12:56, 05/16/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played b...
23:14, 05/09/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new r...
12:56, 06/15/2019

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms After working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree could not agree to a deal with the Cardinals and w...
09:28, 08/06/2019

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut shor...
02:56, 06/08/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is conside...
01:42, 05/11/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

‘Crypto-Twitter’ really wants a Satoshi symbol — but nobody can agree on one The Bitcoin currency symbol or glyph (฿) has been around for a while now. It was first used by Nakamoto in an early release of the Bitcoin client. Ap...
12:42, 07/31/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing. ...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Marquette, Wojciechowski agree to new 5-year contract MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has announced a new five-year contract for coach Steve Wojciechowski that runs through the 2023-24 season. Wojciechowski l...
07:00, 05/08/2019

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congres...
09:00, 07/16/2019

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negoti...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Rangers agree to terms with defenseman Adam Fox NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers have agreed to terms with defenseman Adam Fox on an entry-level contract. New York acquired Fox on Tuesday in a trade wit...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how ...
05:00, 07/03/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing ...
04:31, 07/26/2019

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as ...
19:00, 07/04/2019

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rul...
15:14, 07/05/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for t...
01:42, 04/30/2019

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on fill...
19:56, 07/02/2019

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a se...
17:42, 07/09/2019

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for mor...
03:28, 06/21/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Dep...
22:42, 05/20/2019

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure t...
07:28, 08/06/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reite...
16:42, 05/31/2019

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly...
07:28, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the b...
00:56, 06/21/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Re...
07:56, 08/15/2019

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor ...
19:42, 06/10/2019

Fiat Chrysler Confirms Merger Talks With Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a -transformative merger- proposal to French peer Renault, the Italian carmaker said on Monday, in a deal which would create a...
09:14, 05/27/2019

U.S. DOJ in talks with states to win support for T-Mobile, Sprint merger: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is negotiating with state officials to get them to support a planned settlement that would allow T-Mobile US Inc and Spr...
01:14, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the b...
04:56, 06/21/2019

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days ...
11:42, 06/06/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Teleco...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon Announce Merger Deal United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billi...
12:56, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Linde Plc ups profit guidance on merger benefits Linde Plc, the industrial gases group created from the merger of Linde AG and Praxair, on Friday lifted its full-year outlook for earnings per share,...
12:56, 05/10/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said on Friday, clearing a majo...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, calling off what would have been a landmark deal to crea...
01:28, 06/06/2019

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to 'block' Tata merger plan Neither Thyssenkrupp nor Tata were prepared to make the concessions necessary to get their planned merger passed by the European Commission, fearing ...
15:14, 05/10/2019

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Co...
15:28, 06/17/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions a...
16:14, 06/17/2019

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase....
12:56, 05/31/2019

Vodafone and TPG are taking the ACCC to court over blocked merger After confirming last year that the Australian Vodafone mobile network and TPG internet service were planning a merger, the consumer watchdog ACCC wa...
03:14, 05/10/2019

FCC official: Clearance of Sprint, T-Mobile merger is 'significant win' The DOJ's clearance of the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is a "significant win" for the United States in 5G, FCC commissioner Bren...
21:28, 07/26/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and I...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Justice Department has approved T-Mobile / Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile have cleared a significant hurdle towards completing their merger. The Department of Justice rubber-stamped the deal on the condi...
21:57, 07/26/2019

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company wou...
14:42, 06/11/2019

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automak...
03:28, 06/06/2019

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the sto...
16:42, 06/10/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decisio...
06:42, 06/06/2019

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, according to people familiar with the matter, a possible deal that w...
18:28, 05/30/2019

FCA Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report Just over one week ago, FCA executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall St...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by produc...
13:28, 05/27/2019

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains ...
10:14, 06/04/2019

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged c...
11:28, 06/03/2019

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangl...
03:00, 06/07/2019

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global ...
00:42, 05/29/2019

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carma...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, h...
18:56, 08/16/2019

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merg...
17:14, 06/13/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a rob...
16:56, 05/20/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Departmen...
05:56, 06/15/2019

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were ...
23:56, 07/10/2019

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate...
23:42, 08/09/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look s...
10:56, 06/13/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn it...
13:56, 06/06/2019

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he t...
04:14, 08/14/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 ...
17:42, 05/31/2019

Justice Department Approves Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department approved T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint after the companies agreed to create a new wireless carrier by selling assets to sat...
19:28, 07/26/2019

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement...
01:28, 08/15/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-exam...
11:42, 06/06/2019

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian,...
06:42, 06/12/2019

Justice Dept. approves $26B merger of Sprint, T-Mobile The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday it has approved the long-planned $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, two of the four major cellular...
08:42, 07/27/2019

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.     ...
01:28, 08/15/2019

FCA, Renault hoping merger talks will restart, report says Executives at Fiat Chrysler and Renault-Nissan remain open to the idea that a merger deal could still happen, but they warn that conditions imposed b...
16:56, 06/24/2019

Would you like to see the Sprint-T-Mobile merger blocked? (poll results) T-Mobile and Sprint asked for another extension of their proposed merger approval timeframe, seeing as most analysts are now placing the possibility ...
14:56, 05/02/2019

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflic...
14:14, 05/02/2019

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transac...
21:56, 06/28/2019

McGraw-Hill, Cengage Plan All-Stock Merger McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materia...
06:56, 05/01/2019

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for...
06:28, 07/02/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians act...
05:42, 05/31/2019

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between...
14:14, 08/03/2019

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a tw...
21:42, 07/03/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants acros...
00:42, 07/23/2019

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart...
03:14, 06/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren Finally Has a Game of Thrones Take We Can All Agree On It wasn’t looking so good there for a minute, but Elizabeth Warren stuck the landing with her latest Game of Thrones take—offering up a rallying cry ...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government a...
11:56, 07/02/2019

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an...
06:00, 05/31/2019

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of ...
22:42, 07/12/2019

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear ...
06:56, 07/13/2019

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Ron...
23:00, 07/06/2019

AP Source: Pats, Edelman agree to two-year extension FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with re...
01:28, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there ...
22:42, 05/21/2019

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy ...
15:56, 07/12/2019

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term co...
01:28, 06/14/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium - FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PS...
18:42, 04/29/2019

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the sala...
22:14, 06/14/2019

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barre...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Fin...
17:28, 05/31/2019

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, mult...
02:28, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr ...
16:42, 05/31/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PS...
18:14, 04/29/2019

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensi...
01:56, 06/04/2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges (WASHINGTON) — Democratic congressional leaders say they have reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastr...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian b...
10:56, 05/14/2019

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups i...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for...
16:28, 05/02/2019

UK's May urges Labour's Corbyn to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May said she and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn needed to put aside their differences to deliver a Brexit deal, fol...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices and 5G Future Tencent games could be "optimized" for Android phones that run Qualcomm's Snapdragon Elite gaming chips, the companies said in a statemen...
03:00, 07/30/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senat...
20:28, 04/30/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved ...
00:14, 05/17/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged c...
22:56, 07/25/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to ha...
20:56, 06/09/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-wa...
11:28, 06/28/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and wi...
20:28, 04/30/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead ...
23:56, 06/20/2019

Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G Qualcomm Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Thursday they will cooperate on projects that could include making the Chinese company's videogames pla...
01:28, 07/30/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pled...
07:14, 06/09/2019

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Sca...
14:42, 07/19/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union,...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely ne...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice p...
02:56, 06/08/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weathe...
13:28, 07/25/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denucle...
17:14, 05/06/2019

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on...
18:56, 06/27/2019

Duke, Cutcliffe agree to 2-year extension through ’22 season DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has extended football coach David Cutcliffe’s contract through the 2022 season. Athletic director Kevin White announce...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern bord...
04:56, 05/17/2019

Danish Social Democrats agree to form new government The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Wednesday her Social Democratic party had agreed with its leftist supporting allies to form a new on...
01:14, 06/26/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by...
03:00, 06/10/2019

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full h...
05:14, 06/10/2019

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have a...
11:56, 07/31/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find comprom...
22:14, 05/15/2019

Rangers agree to contract terms with new defenseman Trouba The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, who they acquired from Winnipeg in a major offseason tr...
23:56, 07/19/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Frenc...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £...
13:14, 07/22/2019

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if a new Tory PM negotiates a fres...
20:42, 07/08/2019

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him th...
23:56, 07/31/2019

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the w...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative en...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to ...
01:56, 08/08/2019

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation t...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
00:14, 07/09/2019

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended witho...
19:42, 07/01/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kem...
01:14, 05/25/2019

Wheels24.co.za | Fiat and Renault merger collapses - Here are 5 major car deals Italian-US automakers Fiat Chrysler has abruptly shelved its proposed partnership with Renault of France, thwarting the latest attempt to reshape Eur...
14:28, 06/06/2019

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger o...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay i...
21:42, 07/12/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon in advanced merger talks, reports say A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing. ...
23:14, 06/09/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $1...
20:14, 06/10/2019

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination t...
12:56, 06/06/2019

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal ...
06:00, 06/07/2019

T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets The long-awaited merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is being held up by continued negotiations over how their divested assets will be handled by Dish Netw...
23:56, 07/11/2019

Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European a...
17:28, 06/11/2019

U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $...
21:28, 04/30/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger. &...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to hig...
01:14, 07/24/2019

Ajit Pai oks T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big ...
18:56, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger, and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The...
18:42, 05/20/2019

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger Sprint and T-Mobile US has won the support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their propo...
17:42, 05/20/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the Unite...
18:56, 06/11/2019

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Possible Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general led by Letitia James of New York plan to file a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourt...
18:42, 06/11/2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said...
00:42, 05/21/2019

French government: No rush for Renault-Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says Renault and Fiat Chrysler shouldn’t rush into a merger. Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday on BFM ...
10:14, 06/05/2019

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to ...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate wou...
03:00, 06/06/2019

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination ...
22:28, 06/11/2019

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications C...
02:14, 05/22/2019

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Sta...
07:56, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-LSC Communications, Quad/Graphics terminate $1.4 bln merger after DoJ lawsuit LSC Communications Inc and Quad/Graphics have terminated their $1.4 billion merger, a month after the U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit to bloc...
13:42, 07/23/2019

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClat...
18:56, 08/09/2019

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClat...
00:00, 08/10/2019

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PS...
10:56, 05/27/2019

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolid...
10:56, 05/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ran...
10:56, 05/27/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge b...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Talk between FCC and DOJ chiefs might result in approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Last Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint executives had quite a roller coaster day. First came word that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had recommended to the other f...
02:00, 05/26/2019

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing r...
05:56, 05/27/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Justice Department The $26 billion deal secured final approval from the agency, where regulators blessed the combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wirel...
04:28, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 4-Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said Friday, clearing a major h...
00:57, 07/27/2019

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClat...
06:56, 08/10/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three grav...
10:14, 05/03/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the ...
18:42, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Gannett holds merger talks with Gatehouse Media - WSJ USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc has recently discussed the possibility of a merger with Gatehouse Media Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported https://...
19:14, 05/30/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Department of Justice The $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint secured final approval on Friday from the Department of Justice, where regulators blessed the comb...
22:28, 07/26/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler A...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Sixteen States Now Suing to Stop the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Oregon has joined several other states in a lawsuit to stop the planned T-Mobile merger with Sprint, adding strength to a movement to stop the shrink...
03:28, 08/14/2019

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning withi...
13:14, 05/27/2019

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in ...
15:42, 05/28/2019

Elkann tries selling FCA-Renault merger to Japanese with promised payoffs Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann has conveyed his "huge respect" for Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors and promised that the Japanese automakers will de...
10:28, 05/28/2019

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future...
09:14, 05/28/2019

Third Point tells United Technologies that it opposes Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co...
16:14, 06/28/2019

Why your next Jeep could be electric: What Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger means for you Your next Jeep could be electric if a budding deal to combine Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault becomes a reality. &...
21:56, 05/28/2019

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted...
16:28, 05/28/2019

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on...
18:14, 07/18/2019

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a fu...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat C...
20:14, 05/27/2019

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks -sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat C...
19:42, 05/27/2019

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divest...
21:56, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Europe stocks inch higher on UK merger action European stocks ground out a tiny gain on Monday, as a pair of big merger reports and a weak pound sent London's FTSE 100 higher, while defensive pla...
22:14, 07/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault merger would create "world leader" Renault claims it will "study with interest" Fiat Chrysler's 50/50 merger proposal after board met today to discuss it Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FC...
14:56, 05/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault Hope Merger Talks Will Restart Soon The outcome of a vote by Nissan shareholders this week could help determine whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault can revive their $40 billio...
14:56, 06/23/2019

Justice Department approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger Despite some ongoing and vociferous opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s brewing merger, the U.S. Department of Justice today officially approve...
21:57, 07/26/2019

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Mond...
02:56, 07/16/2019

Europe's Pull on Fiat Chrysler Intensifies With Proposed Merger Fiat Chrysler’s proposed merger with France’s Renault would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exp...
14:42, 06/03/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint push merger deadline to July 29th T-Mobile and Sprint have pushed back the deadline to complete their $26 billion merger, reports Reuters. The companies will now have until July 29th ...
20:42, 04/29/2019

Renault board to vote next week on merger with Fiat Chrysler PARIS (AP) — French automaker Renault says its board will meet on Tuesday to vote on a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler. Fiat Chrysler has proposed...
16:42, 05/31/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed mer...
00:14, 04/30/2019

US antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to appro...
18:42, 04/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault...
15:14, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department approves $26 bln Sprint, T-Mobile merger The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is approving T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, clearing a major hurdle to a ...
19:42, 07/26/2019

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed me...
21:28, 06/02/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile push back deadline to complete merger T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Monday extended the deadline for completing their proposed $26 billion deal to July 29 as the U.S. Justice Departm...
21:00, 04/29/2019

How Anadarko, Occidental, Chevron stocks are reacting to the merger talks Anadarko Petroleum on Monday announced it will restart negotiations with Occidental, after striking a $33 billion deal earlier this month with Chevro...
23:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. judge calls hearing on merger of CVS and Aetna -court filing A federal judge on Monday ordered up to three days of hearings next month to consider CVS Health Corp's $69 billion merger with Aetna, which has clos...
01:14, 05/14/2019

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion...
04:28, 07/03/2019

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger...
00:28, 05/23/2019

Renault chief frustrated by French state over botched merger PARIS (AP) — Renault’s chairman has expressed his frustration with the French government, a majority shareholder, which he says resisted a merg...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint ...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has soug...
17:56, 06/03/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to appro...
18:14, 04/29/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's...
16:14, 08/09/2019

AP source: Holland, Nats agree in principle on minors deal AP source: Right-handed reliever Greg Holland, Washington Nationals have agreement in principle on minor league contract     ...
22:00, 08/13/2019

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Spurs agree Dybala fee – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move t...
01:28, 08/07/2019

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove v...
18:28, 06/06/2019

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, ...
12:28, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barre...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have ...
14:42, 07/10/2019

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emi...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and ...
20:14, 08/20/2019

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals coopera...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ in...
18:28, 05/26/2019

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff,...
17:14, 05/28/2019

49ers, PK Gould agree to deal, beat franchise deadline Robbie Gould and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million deal on Monday, beating the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise players to rec...
19:14, 07/15/2019

Ryanair's Irish pilots agree to talks as strike looms Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland agreed to attend mediated talks starting on Wednesday to avert a strike their trade union said would g...
20:56, 08/13/2019

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the ...
16:28, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Japan urges South Korea to agree to arbitration Japan is making a final call for South Korea to agree to Japanese-requested arbitration over the Korean wartime labor dispute, while hinting at possi...
11:42, 07/17/2019

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era lege...
04:56, 07/17/2019

Jaguars agree to terms with 21 undrafted rookie free agents The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with 21 undrafted rookie free agents, including seven defensive backs       &...
00:14, 04/29/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congre...
21:42, 07/15/2019

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early election...
17:28, 07/19/2019

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on Engl...
07:56, 05/29/2019

Futures Now: Crude oil bounces back, but traders don't agree on where it could be headed "Futures Now" Scott Nations, NationsShares, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss where they see crude oil headed with CNBC's Seem...
04:14, 08/21/2019

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions...
02:56, 08/13/2019

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically ra...
21:00, 08/07/2019

Islanders agree to terms with Brock Nelson on 6-year deal The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with center Brock Nelson on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. General manager Lou Lamoriell...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Trump and Democrats Agree to Pursue $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan After a meeting of “good will” at the White House, the leaders will meet again in three weeks to discuss how to actually pay for the ambitious projec...
19:28, 04/30/2019

Virginia public colleges agree to freeze tuition next year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmon...
13:56, 05/29/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Bi...
21:28, 05/26/2019

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to agree new £100,000-a-week Chelsea contract • Teenager commits future with five-year deal• Chelsea beat Barcelona 2-1 in JapanCallum Hudson-Odoi is set to sign a new five-year contract at Chels...
20:00, 07/23/2019

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way fo...
19:00, 08/03/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move simi...
10:28, 05/12/2019

Britney Spears and parents in court, agree on ordered evaluation A secret court hearing for Britney Spears ended with a court ordered evaluation. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.     ...
18:28, 05/11/2019

Southampton agree record shirt sponsorship deal with LD Sports "Southampton have agreed a three-year kit sponsorship deal with Chinese start-up LD Sports which represents the most lucrative partnership in the clu...
16:14, 05/13/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting afte...
19:42, 06/16/2019

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federa...
14:14, 06/22/2019

Tottenham agree club record £55m fee for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele • Deal includes €10m in potential add-ons• France midfielder has been Mauricio Pochettino’s top targetTottenham are on the verge of shattering their ...
00:00, 07/01/2019

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency ...
20:42, 06/30/2019

China, U.S. agree to hold more trade talks: Vice Premier Liu He China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Fri...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has es...
18:00, 07/02/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading fre...
09:42, 06/10/2019

Oklahoma State, Tulsa agree to 8-year football series TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State and Tulsa have agreed to an eight-year football series. According to Friday’s announcement, Tulsa will host ...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Agent: Saints, Thomas, agree on 5-year, $100M contract The agent for New Orleans Saints leading receiver Michael Thomas says Thomas and the Saints have agreed on a new five-year contract worth up to $100 ...
17:56, 07/31/2019

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Lo...
02:42, 06/16/2019

Lakers agree with Frank Vogel as new coach in surprise twist What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Lakers reaching a deal with Frank Vogel as their next head coach in a sur...
10:42, 05/12/2019

Western allies agree 5G security guidelines, warn of outside influence Global security officials agreed a set of proposals on Friday for future 5G networks, highlighting concerns about equipment supplied by vendors that ...
22:42, 05/03/2019

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Uni...
07:00, 08/03/2019

Congo president and predecessor agree on division of cabinet posts Allies of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila said they had reached an agreement on Friday on the division of cabinet ...
20:42, 07/26/2019

AP source: Saints, Cameron Jordan agree on 3-year extension METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, who has been New Orleans’ sack leader in si...
04:14, 06/12/2019

Ford, Honda and others agree to California's voluntary emission rules The state of California and a quartet of auto manufacturers have agreed on a fuel efficiency deal in the wake of rollbacks at the federal level. Ford...
13:42, 07/26/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNe...
03:42, 05/08/2019