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February 13, 2014
08:47 EDTKKR, HMC, F, NLSN, GHC, TM, MRK, VZ, BRK.A, GM, AVP, CMCSA, GOOG, NFLXOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap
WSJ: Comcast (CMCSA) looking to step into Netflix (NFLX) streaming territory...Google's (GOOG) Android comes with restrictions for device makers...Nielsen (NLSN) faces intense competition measuring online viewers...Avon Products (AVP) in talks to settle bribery probe...Dropbox hires Google (GOOG) executive as COO...Merck (MRK) consumer brand portfolio could fetch $10B...REUTERS: Winter weather forces automakers (F, GM,TM, HMC) to increase discounting...BLOOMBERG: Buffett (BRK.A) seeks to end investment in Graham Holdings (GHC)...KKR (KKR), Apax said to be mulling bid for Telesat...OTHER NEWS: Verizon Wireless (VZ) prepares price cuts, aims to close call centers, Re/code reports...Ford (F) acknowledges collection of driver data to Congress, Detroit News reports.
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September 3, 2015
08:02 EDTVZAOL to acquire Millennial Media for $1.75 per share
AOL, a unit of Verizon (VZ), announced its continued investment in cross platform programmatic technology for marketers and publishers by signing an agreement to acquire Millennial Media (MM), an end-to-end mobile platform, for $1.75 per share of Millennial Media common stock. The transaction will take the form of a tender offer followed by a merger, with Millennial Media becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL upon completion. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, and is expected to close this fall. Goldman, Sachs & Co. served as AOL's financial advisor on the transaction, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz served as AOL's legal advisor. LUMA Partners served as Millennial Media's financial advisor on the transaction, and Goodwin Procter LLP served as Millennial Media's legal advisor.
08:02 EDTVZAOL to acquire Millennial Media for $1.75 per share
September 2, 2015
17:47 EDTKKRCarlyle, KKR explore bids for Petco, WSJ says
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17:47 EDTVZFrontier acquisition of Verizon wireline operations approved by FCC
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16:27 EDTAAgilent will will no longer include orders in financial reporting
Agilent Technologies announced it will no longer report orders in its periodic filings with the SEC or its quarterly earnings press releases, effective immediately. This change reflects feedback from several of the company's largest shareholders, and was also driven by the fact that Agilent was the only company among its peers to report orders. The other financial metrics included in the company's reporting provide comprehensive detail about Agilent's performance.
10:22 EDTVZCiti says buy AT&T as DirecTV deal protects dividend
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06:13 EDTKKRTesco selects MBK as preferred bidder for South Korean unit, Reuters says
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September 1, 2015
18:24 EDTVZVerizon to begin pared-down video service in near future, Bloomberg says
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August 31, 2015
11:33 EDTVZAOL buys mobile social app maker Kanvas Labs, TechCrunch reports
AOL, which is owned by Verizon, has acquired Kanvas Labs, a photo and messaging startup, TechCrunch reports. A spokesperson for AOL says the company will continue to offer existing Kanvas Labs products, including the Kanvas photo editing app and Kanvas Keyboard, and there are plans to integrate Kanvas technology with AOL's products. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Reference Link
August 27, 2015
11:25 EDTVZSamsung Pay beta available on all U.S. carriers except Verizon, Verge reports
Samsung (SSNLF) Pay's beta is available on all major U.S. carriers, including AT&T (T), Sprint (S), T-Mobile (TMUS), and U.S. Cellular (USM), except for Verizon (VZ), the Verge reports. Verizon is "evaluating" Samsung Pay currently, and may very well miss the September 28th launch of the product, the report says. Reference Link
05:36 EDTVZVerizon FiOS reaches agreement with Entertainment Studios
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August 26, 2015
11:01 EDTAAgilent partners with Weill Cornell Medical College for ALS research
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07:39 EDTKKRPiper Jaffray lowers estimates for asset managers below consensus
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06:22 EDTVZGoogle fear Verizon, T-Mobile cell signs could crowd WiFi channels, WSJ says
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06:07 EDTVZVerizon confirms availability of hum to create connected driving experience
Verizon Telematics confirmed the commercial availability of hum, an aftermarket vehicle technology and subscription service that enables drivers on the road to make their car smarter through a simple solution regardless of their wireless service provider. First announced in January at the North American International Auto Show as Verizon Vehicle, hum provides subscribers with a self-installed solution that helps predict potential issues, prevents breakdowns and offers protection when problems do arise. At the simple press of a button, drivers receive diagnostic information, pinpoint roadside assistance and live consultation with ASE-certified mechanics and emergency personnel on-demand. Through GPS-based technology, hum helps accurately dispatch advanced roadside assistance, alerts emergency personnel of a car's location if a crash is detected, and assists authorities in locating a vehicle that has been reported stolen. Two year subscription plans start at $14.99 per month plus taxes, fees and equipment for the first vehicle with the option to add other vehicles for less.
06:02 EDTVZVerizon to announce Hum to connect older cars, The Verge reports
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August 25, 2015
06:16 EDTKKRKKR, Carlyle bid for Tesco's South Korean unit, Reuters reports
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05:59 EDTVZStocks with implied volatility movement; WMB VZ
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August 23, 2015
19:13 EDTVZBT executive says Verizon, AT&T abusing landline duopoly, FT reports
In a Financial Times interview published Sunday, BT Group's (BT) Americas president Bas Burger said Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T) are abusing their control over telephone and broadband lines to charge inappropriate access fees to companies like BT. "For a western world country it is the worst I've seen... There is not sufficient regulation to create competition: almost all access is being provided by two companies and they have divided the country among themselves," remarked Burger, adding that the two companies are also not required to fix network problems within any specific timeframe. Reference Link
August 21, 2015
07:36 EDTKKRKKR, Affinity teaming up to bid for Tesco's South Korean unit, Reuters reports
KKR (KKR) is teaming up with Affinity Equity Partners to bid for Tesco's (TSCDY) South Korean unit, Reuters reports, citing sources. Another bidder, Carlyle (CG), is teaming up with Singapore's GIC, the sources say. The Tesco unit is valued at about $6B. Reference Link
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