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AT&T to pay $85 billion for Time Warner, create telecom-media giant

NEW YORK AT&T Inc said on Saturday it agreed to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion, the boldest move yet by a telecommunications company to acquire content to stream over its network to attract a growing number of online viewers.

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Samsung placing product images in Youku videos, targeting Chinese viewers

NEW YORK Advertising technology company Mirriad says it is working with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and China's video site Youku to market Samsung products to Chinese viewers who are gravitating toward streaming video content.

China Oct 21 2016

EU regulators want to know if LinkedIn data is unique: sources

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators want to know whether LinkedIn's data is unique, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, which could be key to their decision on Microsoft's $26 billion bid for the social network.

Oct 21 2016

No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices

SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON The apparent lack of interest in Twitter Inc by potential suitors may force the social media company to consider a route anathema to aspiring tech startups: a major restructuring and cutting some its nearly 4,000 employees. | Video

Deals, Twitter Oct 21 2016

Microsoft shares hit high as cloud business flies above estimates

Microsoft Corp said sales of its flagship cloud product doubled in its first quarter, propelling earnings above analysts' estimates and sending its shares to an all-time high, breaking past a level hit in 1999 at the peak of the tech stock bubble.

Oct 20 2016

Tesla says it will roll out Uber-style ride services program

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Motors Inc is planning to roll out a ride services program and will announce details next year, the luxury electric vehicle maker said on its website, a service first outlined by Chief Executive Elon Musk in his master plan in July.

Oct 20 2016