AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive, defended his deal to buy Time Warner and said a combined company would be no different than those that already exist in Silicon Valley.

Published: April 18, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Turner Chief Pushes Back on Core Justice Dept. Argument by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

John Martin, the chief executive of Turner, told a federal court said that his channels were not absolutely vital for a cable or satellite business.

Published: March 27, 2018 at 02:00PM

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AT&T Would Use Time Warner as a ‘Weapon,’ Justice Dept. Says by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

In opening statements of government’s case to block the AT&T-Time Warner merger, the two sides offered starkly different visions of the TV industry.

Published: March 21, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Streaming Soon: A Fight Over AT&T, Time Warner, and the Future of TV by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

The Justice Department’s case to block AT&T’s $85 billion merger with Time Warner is set for trial next week, in one of the most anticipated antitrust battles in years.

Published: March 14, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Even With Takeover Bid Blocked, Qualcomm ‘Is in a Tight Spot’ by DON CLARK


By DON CLARK

While rival Broadcom no longer appears to be a threat, the American chip maker faces other troubles, including lawsuits and dissatisfied shareholders.

Published: March 12, 2018 at 02:00PM

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AT&T Backs Off Political Argument in Antitrust Case by CECILIA KANG


By CECILIA KANG

AT&T has said the government blocked the company’s deal with Time Warner because of presidential politics. But that argument was absent in a filing on Friday.

Published: March 8, 2018 at 02:00PM

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Broadcom’s Other Regulatory Hurdle: How It Treats Customers by DON CLARK


By DON CLARK

In a previously unreported court document, Western Digital complained about Broadcom’s behavior. That may affect an F.T.C. review of the chip maker’s business practices.

Published: March 6, 2018 at 02:00PM

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