AT&T mulls Time Warner takeover – report

first_img US chip funding tipped to top $150B Related AT&T pushes cybersecurity to public sector AT&TTime Warner Author AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 21 OCT 2016 AT&T may be looking into acquiring Time Warner as part of its plans to focus on media and entertainment.Executives at the two firms held informal meetings in recent weeks, although to talk about building relations rather than discussing specific terms, Bloomberg reported.Time Warner is the home to some premium content from brands such as HBO, CNN and Warner Bros.Sources say Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will be willing to make a deal if he gets an offer he considers fair. The firm turned down an $85-a-share offer in 2014 from 21st Century Fox, which valued it at more than $75 billion.Currently, Time Warner’s market value is about $65 billion while AT&T’s is $238 billion.In May, AT&T announced plans to acquire Quickplay Media, which already supports its over-the-top video and TV Everywhere services, as well as the DirecTV offerings it plans to launch later this year.Its plan to focus on entertainment targets include companies worth $2 billion to $50 billion, with the $48.5 billion deal to acquire satellite-TV provider DirecTV last year being its biggest deal in at least 10 years.With DirecTV, it plans to offer three options for streaming content: DirecTV Now, DirecTV Mobile and DirecTV Preview will let viewers stream content over the internet to any device.According to the report, AT&T’s debt at the end of June stood at $120 billion following the DirecTV acquisition and $18 billion spent on an airwave auction.Although it has $7.2 billion of cash on hand, it will probably not be able to make a deal with cash alone.AT&T’s closest rival Verizon is also making a big splash in the media and entertainment industry, having acquired AOL last year (and has plans to buy Yahoo). Amazon reels in MGM Saleha joined Mobile World Live in October 2014 as a reporter and works across all e-newsletters – creating content, writing blogs and reports as well as conducting feature interviews…More Read more Home AT&T mulls Time Warner takeover – report Saleha Riaz Previous ArticleEricsson CEO foresees more pain in the short termNext ArticleTelefonica intros big data unit Tags last_img read more

Pennsylvania Ambulance Service Hopes Signs Prevent Violence

first_imgMedics have yet to press charges against anyone since thesigns were installed, according to the report. This sign now hangs in every ambulance: “It’s a felony to assaulta first responder. Committing a crime against a provider will result in chargesbeing filed.” WGAL-TV reports Cumberland goodwill is one of the first in the Susquehanna Valley to add them to ambulances. “We now want them to be aware that, look, violenceagainst EMS providers is not OK,” said Nathan Harig, of CumberlandGoodwill EMS. CARLISLE, Pa.– Cumberland Goodwill Emergency MedicalServices is reminding patients not to assault first responders. A sign now hangs in ambulances in one Pennsylvania ambulance service reminding people it is a felony to assault first responders. Photo/Cumberland Goodwill EMS Faceboook Realted: Protecting EMS Personnel from Assaultlast_img read more

XTERRA Molveno ShortTrack in the Dolomites

first_imgSome of the best off-roaders in Europe will showcase their speed and mountain bike skills at the inaugural XTERRA Molveno ShortTrack races in northern Italy this Saturday, October 3, 2020.Staged on the shores of Lake Molveno in front of the Brenta Dolomites, the multi-lap, made-for-TV format of XTERRA racing will be broadcast to a worldwide audience live on Facebook/XTERRAEurope and triathlonlive.tv.The men’s elite race starts at 13:45pm CEST and the women at 15:45 CEST.“This style of racing is gritty and intense, it’s fun for athletes, and great for spectators and TV,” said Nico Lebrun, a former XTERRA World Champ (2005) who is now Director at XTERRA Europe.Massimo Massacesi and Alex Miconi, the organizers for XTERRA Molveno, are the first organizers to host an off-road triathlon event weekend dedicated exclusively to the XTERRA ShortTrack format.Athletes will race a time trial in the morning, which combines a 200m swim with a 4km mountain bike and 1.5km trail run. This sets their time and ranking for the main event in the afternoon. Each position will be rewarded with a three-second advantage at the start.The main event for TV will combine two 200m swim laps (400m) with four 1.75km bike loops (7km), and two 1.25km run laps (2.5km).A pool of US$10,000 prize money will be awarded to the top 10 men and women.Kostas Koumargialis, the Marketing Director for XTERRA Europe, argues that the XTERRA ShortTrack format is pushing boundaries for the sport in the best of ways.“The drama and action are unbelievable,” Koumargialis said. “It’s unlike anything we’ve seen before in our sport. Athletes are constantly fighting for position over a short, twisting course.“There are jumps, crashes, frustration, tears of disappointment and tears of joy, all happening right in front of the crowd and cameras over the course of 40 minutes of racing. I think it’s great, and we are excited to show it off to a global audience this year in Molveno.”www.xterraplanet.com Relatedlast_img read more

Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

first_imgPhoto via Asbury United Methodist Church on Facebook.Prairie Village church helps provide relief for hurricane-ravaged Haiti. Volunteers convened at Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village on Sunday to help package 10,000 meals to send to the relief efforts in Haiti as it recovers from Hurricane Matthew. [Prairie Village church sends aid to hurricane-ravaged Haiti — WDAF]Lancers soccer team notches another win after first draw of the year. Shawnee Mission East rebounded after dropping its first points last week with a 4-0 win at Free State High Tuesday evening. With the win, the Lancers remain undefeated and improved to 11-0-1. Junior Tommy Nelson started the scoring 14 minutes into the game with a blast from 25 yards out. Shortly before halftime, senior Oliver Bihuniak scored from 30 yards out. The Lancers’ defense and junior keeper Collyn Lowry withstood several Free State threats in the second half before senior Stanley Morantz scored off a corner kick with nine minutes to play. A minute later, Bihuniak set up senior Clayton Phillips for the final score. The win keeps the Lancers within striking distance of Sunflower League leader Olathe East, whom the Lancers face October 18. Before then, Shawnee Mission East will celebrate Senior Night 7 p.m. Thursday against Leavenworth at the Shawnee Mission Soccer Complex, 95th Street and Nieman Road. (Write up courtesy David Morantz).New business licenses in Mission. Both Mainstream Events (the old Mission Theater building) and Planet Fitness have taken out business licenses in Mission. Planet Fitness is taking part of the old Hobby Lobby space. Both locations have been subject to extensive remodeling and plan to open in the next few weeks.Gateway meetings set for Thursday and Friday this week. Developer Tom Valenti will hold two community meetings this week to talk about a new plan for the Gateway project. The Walmart that had been part of the proposal will be replaced by smaller retailers. The meetings will be held at the Sylvester Powell Community Center. The first one is at 7 p.m. Thursday and the second is at 8 a.m. Friday.Northeast Johnson County morning roundup is brought to you by Twisted Sisters Coffee Shop on Johnson Drive. For updates on the latest blends and specialty drinks available, follow them on Facebook.last_img read more

Equipment heralds expansion of services

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SIAD receives order for compressors

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Heavy lift and project cargoes help boost European gateways

first_imgDouble-digit growth in break bulk traffic at the Port of Antwerp helped the port enjoy a modest overall rise in freight tonnage at the Belgian gateway.Breakbulk cargo, including project cargo and heavy lift, saw 12.7 million tonnes of freight in 2011, an increase of 14.8 percent on the previous year. Overall the port saw an increase of 4.6 percent in traffic.Antwerp’s breakbulk activity is set against a background of a diminishing break bulk areas at the port over the years, says the port. These areas have been replaced by storage tanks, which has helped boost the port’s liquid bulk traffic.At Rotterdam, general cargo grew in 2011 by 13 percent to around eight million tonnes. This total includes project cargo. Import general cargo handled at Rotterdam between January and December 2011 totalled 5.4 million tonnes against 4.6 million tonnes in 2010, a rise of 17.3 percent. Export general cargo was more modest, with 2.35 million tonnes in 2011 against 2.27 million, up 3.5 percent.www.portofantwerp.comwww.portofrotterdam.comlast_img read more

Jones returns punt for TD

first_img Session ID: 2020-09-18:ea4b62ae1277b648871b71f Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-659029-4613428484001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Cyrus Jones’ punt return for a score gave Alabama the lead in Saturday’s 31-6 win at Mississippi State. Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUNDlast_img read more

Bees boss ready for Wednesday test

first_imgBrentford boss Mark Warburton has told the club’s website his side can cope with Sheffield Wednesday’s direct style on a wearing Hillsborough pitch.The two sides meet on Tuesday night, with the Bees hoping to win to enhance their play-off chances.Warburton said he was confident his players could impose themselves on the game despite the test that awaits them.AdChoices广告He said: “Sheffield Wednesday will pose a tough challenge. They are physically proficient with talented players like Chris Maguire and Lewis McGugan.“They are organised with an aerial threat. They can be direct and they can play and they have an excellent goalkeeper.“The pitch is a question mark. It is not the best but we have to deal with it, other teams do. We will be positive and try to impose ourselves on the game.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Lawmaker commends Houston PD for finding Tom Brady’s jersey

first_imgMexican Attorney General’s Office(NEW YORK) — A Massachusetts politician honored Houston’s police department Monday morning for its role in recovering Tom Brady’s stolen jersey from the 2017 Super Bowl.The police department accepted a commendation from Massachusetts state representative Harold Naughton, who chairs the state’s public safety and homeland safety committee, while Naughton was on a trip to Texas.Matt Slinkard of the Houston police department praised his officers for taking the lead in the investigation and partnering with other groups including the Texas Rangers, the FBI and NFL after the quarterback’s jersey went missing after the New England Patriots’ Feb. 5, 2017, Super Bowl victory.Naughton said the “tremendous job that was done with the entire handling of the Super Bowl … means a great deal.”“When that jersey went missing, all of Patriots Nation was concerned,” Naughton said. “But we had tremendous faith in the people here, in the law enforcement.”Naughton applauded the police department’s “valiant efforts” to recovery Brady’s stolen jersey.“We take our politics and our sports pretty seriously up in Massachusetts and in New England,” he said. “These things mean a lot to us were very nostalgic about our sports teams.”Houston police chief Art Acevedo said last week that the jersey was found in Mexico.A former Mexican newspaper director, Mauricio Ortega, is accused of reaching into the star quarterback’s bag after the Patriots’ win and then sneaking away with the valuable jersey, officials said.The NFL said the jersey was part of a larger haul that was in the possession of a credentialed member of the press. Brady’s jersey from the Patriots’ 2015 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks was also recovered, officials said.Brady’s 2017 Super Bowl jersey had an estimated value of $500,000, according to a complaint filed with the Houston Police Department in February.Brady, listed as the complainant in the Feb. 6 police report, told reporters the day after the Super Bowl, “I put it in the bag, and then I came out and it wasn’t there anymore. So it’s unfortunate because that’s a nice piece of memorabilia. So if it shows up on eBay somewhere, someone let me know.”Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more