- Mom Bloggers Snubbed By Mickey D’s?
May 23 2014 5:38 PM
At Thursday’s shareholder confab, the company describes criticism as "much ado about nothing."
- Groupon Pledges Not To Cave To PETA -- Or Does It?
May 22 2014 4:22 PM
Caught in the middle of a politically charged battle between animal-rights activists and free-market conservatives, Groupon Inc. is toeing a precarious line.
- At McDonald's, Beef From Both Sides
May 22 2014 8:25 AM
Conservatives are urging the burger chain to re-embrace its family-friendly roots, but health advocates aren't 'Lovin' It.'
- Can Netflix Dominate Europe?
May 21 2014 11:51 AM
The rapidly expanding video-streaming company announced plans to launch its service in six more European countries later this year.
- Merger Foes To Rally In Philly As Comcast Meets
May 20 2014 7:35 PM
Opposed to the proposed Comcast-TWC merger, consumer advocates are taking to the streets on Wednesday outside the cable giant’s annual shareholder meeting.
- Cable Bill Price Hikes Outpace Inflation Fourfold
May 20 2014 1:35 PM
According to a new report from the FCC, the average bill for basic cable in the United States rose four times the rate of inflation
- Hello, Sprint? Dish Network Needs A Partner, Too
May 19 2014 5:50 PM
News that AT&T will merge with DirecTV has rekindled speculation that Dish Network will forge an alliance with Sprint or T-Mobile.
- Here's What AT&T Gets Out Of DirecTV Merger
May 19 2014 11:37 AM
To compete with Comcast, AT&T is dialing up the satellite-TV company to the tune of $48.5 billion. Is it a smart merger or a wrong number?
- Gay Teen Pressures Amazon To Cut Off Boy Scouts
May 19 2014 10:46 AM
Pascal Tessier, who believes the BSA’s anti-gay policy violates Amazon’s terms, plans to deliver 120,000 petition signatures to Amazon's headquarters.
- Ringling Bros. Trumpets Legal Victory In Fight With Elephant Lovers
May 17 2014 12:17 PM
Hampered by a reputation for extreme tactics, the animal-rights movement loses a 14-year court battle with one of its biggest targets.
- Comcast Rolls Over For Uncle Sam, Says Privacy Report
May 16 2014 12:00 PM
Comcast has said it considers itself a tech company, but it’s still not acting like one in protecting user data from government intrusion.
- Ending Paycheck Secrecy: Abramson Ouster Underscores Transparency Debate
May 15 2014 5:35 PM
Would U.S. workers be better off if everyone knew everyone else’s salary? At some companies, pay transparency policies are already being tried -- and they’re working.
- A Third Of Internet Users Could Face Data Caps Within 5 Years
May 15 2014 10:26 AM
Comcast lobbyist David Cohen said the company could roll out controversial “usage-based billing” to all customers in five years.
- At The Times, Trading One Kind Of Diversity For Another
May 14 2014 6:32 PM
Black media groups on Thursday applauded the appointment of Dean Baquet the first African-American to lead the New York Times, who is replacing Jill Abramson, the first woman to fill the role.
- Baiting The Colossus Of Corporate Coffee
May 14 2014 3:59 PM
Hoping to capitalize on Starbucks’ aggressive tactics, an author is awaiting a cease-and-desist letter that may never come. Is the coffee giant catching on?
- In Surprise Move, New York Times Executive Editor Is Out
May 14 2014 3:14 PM
The first female top editor at the New York Times is leaving after only three years on the job, the company announced on Wednesday.
- Europe Just Shot The Messenger
May 13 2014 3:46 PM
Tuesday’s “right to be forgotten” ruling underscores significant differences in data privacy laws in the U.S. and Europe.
- ‘Seinfeld’ Would Have Been Canceled Were It On Air Today
May 13 2014 5:49 AM
Broadcast networks canceled more than a dozen shows last week, many of which barely survived a season. Are execs out of patience, or just ideas?
- FCC’s Wheeler Revises Net Neutrality Rules, But Paid ‘Fast Lane’ Stays
May 12 2014 1:06 PM
New rules will reportedly prohibit Internet slow lanes but still allow companies to pay a toll for faster service.
- Obama Takes Flak For Wal-Mart Appearance
May 09 2014 12:53 PM
The president appeared at a Wal-Mart to tout new environmental initiatives, but critics say the retail giant is just "greenwashing."