AT&T Is Reportedly in Talks to Buy Time Warner for $80B

An AT&T logo on a store in Dedham, Mass., on May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
An AT&T logo on a store in Dedham, Mass., on May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

NEW YORK—Grab some popcorn — AT&T wants to take you to the movies. At least that’s the word on Wall Street after several reports citing...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in New York in July 28, 2016. A series of issues with the Galaxy Note 7 has caused a severe damage to Samsung's reputation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Overheating Phones Take a Toll on Samsung’s Brand

    Samsung’s Galaxy line has been a big hit since 2011. It has outperformed its rival iPhone in many markets around the world. However, a series... Read more

  • A laborer works on the rooftop of the Wanda Reign Wuhan Hotel, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, on Aug. 27, 2013. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Property Craze: It’s Not All Bad

    Mainland Chinese borrowed almost $100 billion in August alone to buy houses. Roughly 70 percent of new loans are mortgages. Prices in Shenzhen and Shanghai are up... Read more

  • A man passes by a Wells Fargo bank office in Oakland, CA., in this file photo. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    After the Scandal, Wells Fargo’s Damage Becomes Apparent

    NEW YORK—It’s going to get worse for Wells Fargo before it gets better. In the wake of the biggest scandal in the bank’s 164-year history,... Read more

  • Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco, on Nov. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    The Rise and Fall of a Disruptive Company

    Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos Inc., disrupted the blood testing industry and became the youngest self-made woman billionaire. Like any disruptor, she has faced... Read more

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, listens to a question during a news conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Sept. 13, 2016. Lagarde strongly advocates a greater role for women in business to improve economic growth. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Benefits of Women to Business and the Economy Are Clear, but Distant

    Research overwhelmingly suggests that having more women in the C-suite improves profitability. More women in the workforce would kick-start the economy. However, despite all the... Read more

  • Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf testifies before Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Sept. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Resigns Effective Immediately

    SAN FRANCISCO—Wells Fargo’s embattled CEO John Stumpf has resigned, effective immediately, as the nation’s second-largest bank is roiled by a scandal over its sales practices... Read more

  • A Bombardier C Series 100 taxis to the runway prior to a demonstration flight in Mirabel, Quebec. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

    Feds to Invest in Bombardier

    MONTREAL—The federal government investing in aerospace giant Bombardier is not a matter of if but how, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Tuesday. “We want to... Read more

  • The Amazon logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, on Sept. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

    Amazon Launches For-Pay Streaming Music Service

    NEW YORK—Amazon is launching a paid streaming music service, the latest entry in an increasingly crowded field. Amazon Music Unlimited is being positioned to compete... Read more

  • The Beyond Meat Burger, dressed up with all the fixings. (Courtesy of Beyond Meat)

    Why Beyond Meat’s Founder Is Welcoming Tyson Foods as Investor

    A plant meat and a traditional meat company have announced an investment agreement whereby Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods Inc. will own a five percent stake in... Read more

  • Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Samsung said Tuesday it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Samsung Stops Making Galaxy Note 7s as Fresh Problems Emerge

    SEOUL, South Korea—Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it is discontinuing production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently, a day after it halted global sales of... Read more

  • A visitor tries out a Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's shop in Seoul in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Samsung Electronics has temporarily halted production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Monday, following reports that replacements for the fire-prone phones were also overheating. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Samsung Changes Note 7 Output Schedule After Fire Reports

    SEOUL, South Korea—Samsung’s crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone deepened Monday as the company confirmed it has adjusted its production following reports that newly... Read more

  • Twitter signage is draped on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Nov. 7, 2013. Twitter shares crashed 20 percent on Oct. 6, as takeover rumors fade away. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Twitter Shares Plunge as Potential Bidders Walk Away

    Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) have been on a roller-coaster since takeover rumors started on Sept. 23. After gaining more than 30 percent, shares crashed... Read more

  • Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco, on Nov. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Theranos Closing Labs, Laying Off 340 Following Sanctions

    PALO ALTO, Calif.—Embattled blood testing company Theranos says it will shut down its clinical labs and wellness centers and lay off more than 40 percent... Read more

  • (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Wal-Mart Plans to Slow New Store Openings, Invest in Online

    NEW YORK—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to slow its new store openings and pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels, the company... Read more

  • A Boeing 767 with an "Prime Air" livery flies over Lake Washington, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, as part of the Boeing Seafair Air Show. Amazon unveiled its first branded cargo plane Thursday, one of 40 freighters that will make up the company's own air transportation network of 40 Boeing jets leased from Atlas Air and Air Transportation Services Group, which will operate the air cargo network. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Can Amazon Take on UPS and FedEx?

    With Amazon investing in trucks, planes, drones, and delivery facilities, industry observers including Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal are speculating whether the e-commerce giant is planning to disrupt... Read more

  • The entrance to Legoland Florida in Winter Haven, Fl. on Sept. 29, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Legoland Florida: Winter Haven’s Biggest Commercial Resident

    WINTER HAVEN, Fla.,—For years Winter Haven Florida, basked in the attention of the state’s original theme park Cypress Gardens. When the park fell on hard... Read more

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