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The Wall Street Journal: Gannett poised to hold off Digital First takeover bid

Gannett Co. is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First scales back board demand in Gannett takeover bid

Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett Co. to sell itself, plans to cut the number of seats it is seeking on Gannett’s board in half, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First launches proxy fight for Gannett board after takeover rejected

Digital First Media, the hedge-fund-backed newspaper chain whose takeover bid for Gannett Co. was rejected, has launched a proxy fight in an attempt to remake Gannett’s board of directors, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First Media eyes buyout of USA Today publisher Gannett

A hedge-fund-backed media group known for buying up struggling local papers and cutting costs is planning to make an offer for USA Today publisher Gannett Co., according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019

Netflix"s Hollywood rivals are spoiling for a fight

Disney, AT&T and Comcast have plans to enter the streaming-video ring, armed with well-known TV and movie brands. But can they hold their own against industry juggernaut Netflix? Photo illustration: Heather Seidel/The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. poised to file sanctions, criminal charges over Venezuela food-program fraud

The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal cha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Former WSJ, Newsday and Time executive Gordon McLeod dies, aged 60

As president of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, he helped bring the long-running newspaper into the digital age......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son reportedly lost $130 million on bitcoin bet

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder of SoftBank Group Corp., made a huge personal bet on bitcoin just as prices for the digital currency peaked, losing more than $130 million when he sold out, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Egypt to hold vote to extend Sisi’s rule

Egyptians are set to vote as early as next week on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to remain in power until 2030, a change critics say would strengthen his authoritarian rule......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Microsoft’s new Xbox ditches discs, will offer only downloaded games

Microsoft Corp. is planning to sell an Xbox videogame machine that doesn’t use discs or cartridges, a first for a major console maker and a move that brings the industry a step closer to an all-digital, streaming future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Caesars set to name Anthony Rodio as CEO, explore takeover interest

Caesars Entertainment Corp. is preparing to name Anthony Rodio as its next chief executive and say it will evaluate takeover interest in the casino operator, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019

Wall Street Journal joins Apple news app to attract digital customers, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 26th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: McDonald’s buys Israeli startup in its biggest acquisition in decades

McDonald’s Corp. is buying Israeli digital startup Dynamic Yield Ltd., in a bid to improve in-store ordering and online marketing at the burger giant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Republicans hold on to Arizona Congressional seat

Republican Debbie Lesko won Tuesday’s special election for a House seat in Arizona, defeating Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in a heavily Republican district that the party spent more than $1 million to retain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ComScore taps Bryan Wiener CEO as it looks to move beyond accounting issues

ComScore Inc. has tapped board member and digital agency veteran Bryan Wiener as its new chief executive, as the media-measurement company tries to move past years of accounting irregularities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Millions in bitcoin missing in heist at Indian exchange Coinsecure

Indian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure said some $3 million in bitcoin has gone missing from a digital wallet that held its users’ funds, and accused a top company official of involvement in the disappearance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

Big Oil Firms Hold Back on Drilling - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBig Oil Firms Hold Back on DrillingWall Street Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 29th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Missouri legislators to hold special session to consider impeaching governor

Missouri’s Republican-held House and Senate called a special session to consider impeaching embattled GOP Gov. Eric Greitens......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Pension giant Calpers may take investing cue from Warren Buffet

The nation’s largest pension fund is considering a new strategy: setting up multibillion-dollar funds to buy and hold private companies for the long haul, replicating the approach of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Sony says next-generation PlayStation is three years away

Don’t hold your breath for the fifth-generation PlayStation.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: T-Mobile says it has hired lobbying firm tied to ex-Trump aide Corey Lewandowski

T-Mobile US Inc. is getting advice from Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, as part of a lobbying effort to help the telecommunications company secure federal approval for its proposed takeover of Sprint Corp......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018