WarnerMedia to reunite ‘Friends’ in HBO Max special

FILE PHOTO: The cast of the American TV sitcom “Friends” (L to R) Matt Le Blanc, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer pose for pictures at... Read more »

WarnerMedia, YouTube TV expand distribution deal to include upcoming HBOMax

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc’s WarnerMedia has expanded its partnership with Alphabet Inc’s Youtube TV to feature its upcoming streaming service HBOMax, as well as content from HBO and Cinemax,... Read more »

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg

MUNICH (Reuters) – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told... Read more »

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the... Read more »

U.S. adds new charges to its case against Huawei

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government... Read more »

Amazon names Sony executive to lead entertainment unit

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Monday tapped Sony Corp executive Mike Hopkins to lead its Prime video platform as well as its movie and television studios. Hopkins, currently chairman... Read more »

To counter Huawei, U.S. could take ‘controlling stake’ in Ericsson, Nokia: attorney general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday the United States and its allies should consider the highly unusual step of taking a “controlling stake” in... Read more »

ViacomCBS to launch new streaming platform: source

(Reuters) – ViacomCBS Inc is preparing to launch a subscription streaming video service that will combine the free and paid services of CBS, programming from brands including MTV, Nickelodeon,... Read more »

Top U.S. officials to spotlight Chinese spy operations, pursuit of American secrets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An aggressive campaign by American authorities to root out Chinese espionage operations in the United States has snared a growing group of Chinese government officials, business... Read more »

Baby Yoda powers Disney streaming subscriptions to fast start

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s new streaming service Disney+ reached 28.6 million paying subscribers this week, the company said on Tuesday as it reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall... Read more »