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People on the move featuring Wunderman, Ogilvy, Vice, Dunkin Donuts and more

This week has seen another wave of appointments and departures at brands, media owners and agencies. The Drum has rounded up the key moves from the …

Advertising

MARKETS: CPI price inflation hits a 7-year high, but doesn't change the Fed's calculus

Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down the latest market action after the Consumer Price Index for June was 2.9% …

Investing

Liberty Global dips as Macquarie cuts to Neutral

Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) is off 0.7% premarket after a downgrade to Neutral at Macquarie.<p>That's down from a previous Outperform; the firm cut …

Business

Time Warner- AT&T appeal 'not a big impact' on M&A, says ...

CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries to get his take on the Time Warner-AT&T merger appeal and the SKY bidding war.

Time Warner

Morning Movers: That’s One Way to End the Dow’s Winning Streak

By<p>Updated July 11, 2018 9:14 a.m. ET<p>The <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average's</b>winning streak looks set to end as the trade war between the U.S. and China …

Business

Vodafone finalises Cyta Hellas buy - Mobile World Live

Vodafone Group completed the acquisition of Greek fixed operator Cyta Hellas for €118 million after the deal was cleared by the country’s …

Vodafone

Media titans bring deal wrangling to Sun Valley | Financial Times

The annual gathering of technology, media, sport and industry titans at Sun Valley, Idaho, organised by Allen & Co each year, was barely under way …

Media Industry

Oakmark Global Fund: Second Quarter 2018

<b>Oakmark Global Fund – Investor Class</b><p>Average Annual Total Returns (06/30/18)<br>Since Inception (08/04/99) 10.32%<br>10–year 7.42%<br>5–year 8.63%<br>1–year …

Investing

Transforming customer contact at Liberty Global - Collaboration

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EC green lights T-Mobile Austria, UPC deal - Mobile World Live

The European Commission (EC) approved T-Mobile Austria’s proposed acquisition of cable company UPC Austria without conditions, declaring the …

Telecoms

Sun Valley Preview: What the Moguls Will Be Talking About at Billionaires’ Retreat

If ever the atmosphere was ripe for dealmaking at Allen & Co.’s annual gathering of moguls in Sun Valley, Idaho, this is the year.<p>Key players in the …

Mogul Skiing

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions | Reuters

(Adds Sportradar, Deutsche Telekom, Hospitality Property Fund, Comcast and Siemens; Updates Randa)<p>July 9 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:<p>** Siemens and Alstom are set to face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation this week …

IT

Marquee launches ‘Netflix for the arts’ | Financial Times

A new streaming service dubbed the “Netflix for the arts” launches this week with the aim of bringing visual and performing arts programming to …

Royal Opera House

EU clears Deutsche Telekom to buy Liberty Global's Austrian unit

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Deutsche Telekom logo is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators approved …

Deutsche Telekom

Boardroom shakeup may indicate that trouble is brewing at TiVo

In its early days, TiVo helped change the way people consumed media by making it easy to record and watch TV shows on demand. There was even a period …

TiVo

Indie Giants Circle Endemol Shine as Bidding Heats Up

Lionsgate, ITV, FremantleMedia, Banijay Group and All3Media are among the mini-majors eyeing the 'Big Brother' and 'Black Mirror' producer, which …

Black Mirror

A Times' reporter's coverage of the Battle of Gettysburg, at which his son died, sheds light on journalistic ethics in combat and how they've evolved

6:20 AM ET, July 6, 2018<p><b>MoviePass rolls out peak pricing, similar to surge pricing, charging customers more to see popular movies during high demand</b> …

Battle of Gettysburg

Endemol Shine Sale Process Heats Up With Sony Pictures Entertainment, Lionsgate Among Early Suitors

Count Sony Pictures Entertainment and Lionsgate among the early suitors for Endemol Shine, the global production group that is home to such …

Entertainment

Walmart Gets Political; Your Smart TV is Watching; EU Copyright Law Delayed

By Lara O'Reilly<p><b>Good morning.</b> You can’t fail to notice Facebook’s global summer campaign. The social network has plastered billboards, newspapers and TV ad breaks with apology ads, pledging to address fake news and data misuse.<p>In Australia, it’s also caught the eyes of vandals, who have scrubbed …

Fake News

Market report: Love Island and World Cup lift ITV as Liberty rumours swirl

World Cup broadcaster <b>ITV</b> topped the FTSE 100 scoreboard after City analysts argued that it has pushed past “peak pain” and speculated that shareholder Liberty Global could be circling the company.<p>The deteriorating advertising market sent ITV shares sliding to a five-year low in April but ITV has …

Business

MARKET REPORT: World Cup and Love Island give ITV shares a lift

MARKET REPORT: World Cup and Love Island - two of the most unavoidable fixtures on television this summer - give ITV shares a lift<p>The World Cup and …

Money (UK)

TiVo CEO Enrique Rodriguez Resigns

The company named board director Raghu Rau as interim president and CEO<p>Enrique Rodriguez, who has served as chief executive of TiVo Corp. for less than a year, is leaving the company to join Liberty Global PLC as technology chief.<p>TiVo said Thursday that Mr. Rodriguez, whose resignation was …

TiVo

About-face at Chequers

President Donald Trump appeared to describe the exclusive interview he gave to the Rupert Murdoch-owned The Sun newspaper as "fake news" at a joint news conference Friday with British Prime Minster Theresa May at her Chequers country residence.<p>The Sun's front-page interview, published Thursday, was …

Media Industry

‘The Night Manager’: ‘Humans’ Namsi Khan & ‘The Rook’s Francesca Gardiner Join Second Season Writers Room

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: The writers room for the secretive second season of <i>The Night Manager</i> is complete and it’s more gender balanced than it first appeared.<p>I …

Hollywood

TiVo CEO leaves to join Liberty Global as CTO after less than a year with the DVR maker

After less than a year in the role, the CEO of TiVo is leaving the troubled company and jumping to Liberty Global, where he will become its CTO. Enrique Rodriguez, who joined the maker of DVRs, interactive program guides and viewing analytics only November 2017, is stepping away from his role …

Tech Trends

RPT-Content-hungry bidders circle 'Big Brother' maker Endemol | Reuters

(Repeats from JULY 4, no changes to text)<p>* Liberty Global CEO - may bid via joint venture with Discovery<p>* ITV, RTL, Lionsgate and Banijay in the frame - sources<p>* Sellers seeks 2.5-3 billion euros for Endemol<p>* Bids seen in 2-2.5 billion euro range, roughly 10x EBITDA<p>* First-round bid deadline falls …

Black Mirror

TiVo Shares Drop As CEO Quits Less Than A Year After Taking The Helm

TiVo Corp., which is already reviewing its strategic options as a company, said its CEO made a “personal decision” to resign less than a year in the …

Entertainment Industry

Elon Musk continues feud with media, hurling accusations on Twitter at Reuters, CNBC, and Linette Lopez of Business Insider; BI stands by its reporting

6:35 PM ET, July 5, 2018<p><b>A look at how Samba TV collects viewing data from 13.5M smart TVs in the US to make personalized show recommendations and</b> …

Hurling

TiVo CEO Enrique Rodriguez Resigns After Eight Months to Join Liberty Global

Enrique Rodriguez has stepped down as TiVo’s president and CEO — coming only eight months after the ex-AT&T Entertainment Group exec took the job — …

Streaming

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: ERJ, BA, TSLA, NFLX & more

Embraer – Embraer and Boeing have announced a new joint venture which will create a separate company focusing on commercial aviation. Boeing will own …

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