AT&T, U.S. Prepare to Battle in Court Over Time Warner Merger

A defiant Randall Stephenson told antitrust enforcers that Time Warner Inc. The lawsuit “stretches the very idea of antitrust law beyond the breaking point,” Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive officer, said at a briefing Monday. He left […]

Aly Raisman’s activist work led to a confusing disagreement among her Olympic teammates

Aly Raisman and Simone Biles.Image: Chelsea Lauren/REX/Shutterstock Aly Raisman, an American gymnast and member of the U.S. women’s Olympic team, posted a message on Friday reminding everyone that a woman’s appearance has nothing to do […]

The cheapest internet TV service yet is here, but it’s missing one big thing

Big cable bundles require people who don’t want to watch sports to shell out big bucks for channels they never watch. That’s always been one of the big critiques of cable bundles. Non-sports fans basically […]

The Best New Watch of the Year

  The winner of the coveted Aiguille d'Or was announced Wednesday at this year's Grand Prix d'Horlogerie awards, and the lucky recipient is none other than the Chopard L.UC. Full Strike. The Full Strike was […]

Ohio State fans perfectly trolled Apple over iOS 11 glitch

Hilarious Apple trolls.Image: Jp Waldron/CSM/REX/Shutterstock Ohio State crushed Michigan State yesterday—and they also crushed Apple.  Ohio State fans perfectly executed a timely prank directed at the iPhone maker. During an O-H-I-O chant, when they would […]

Jailed Hedge-Fund Founder Admits He Didnt Reveal All to Prosecutors

A jailed hedge-fund founder and the government’s star witness in the fraud trial of two embattled technology entrepreneurs said he kept his cooperation deal with U.S. prosecutors even after lying to them for years about […]

Disney could be using a big acquisition to take aim at Netflix

Image: joe raedle/Getty Images The media industry collectively gasped on Monday after CNBC reported that Disney has been in acquisition talks to acquire a large chunk of 21st Century Fox. There’s no deal yet, and […]

Billionaire Joe Ricketts Shuts Down Gothamist and DNAinfo

DNAinfo and Gothamist, which chronicled the daily grind of New York City life, are shutting down in the latest sign of struggle for online media. The decision to close both sites was announced in a […]

Diehard Fans Turn Virtual Teen Singer into Japanese Mega-Star

She wears extremely short skirts, sports blue pigtails to her knees and has the boundless energy of a playful puppy. During her 10-year career, she’s released more than 100,000 songs in a variety of languages and […]

Asia Now Has More Billionaires Than the U.S.

The world’s wealthiest individuals are on a roll with billionaires in Asia leading the pack. Billionaire wealth increased 17 percent to $6 trillion in 2016, after a decline the previous year, Yusaku Maezawa, was the […]