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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400AT&T and Time Warner agreed Saturday to an $85 billion merger that, if approved by federal regulators, would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and California. Workers look forward to the bump. But some small businesses are bracing for a hit to their bottom line.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:39:00 -0400The $85.4-billion merger of a telecom and a media giants is the latest in the web of consolidation, spurned offers and spin-offs that are increasingly interlinking the two industries.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:00 -0400It emerged Saturday that AT&T is set to buy Time Warner for about $85 billion. If approved by federal regulators, the merger would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:48:00 -0400AT&T has agreed to terms with Time Warner to buy the media giant. "This is a perfect match of two companies with complementary strengths," AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson announced.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:52:04 -0400Venezuela has just about every economic advantage a country could ask for: fertile land, good climate, educated population, and oil, lots and lots of oil. So how did it go so wrong?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:00 -0400A hacking attack against a major Internet infrastructure company, Dyn, resulted in intermittent disruptions across the Web. Hackers used a network of infected Internet-connected devices.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:01 -0400Palestinians are flocking to a string of Nutella cafés that have popped up in the region. The cafes offer a welcome refuge from the realities of living in a conflict zone.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400The White House says it plans to retaliate against Russia for cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been a constant issue on the campaign trail. No candidate professes to have expertise in this policy area.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400In the ongoing scandal engulfing Wells Fargo, the bank says it fired wrongdoers. But some workers say they were trying to blow the whistle and Wells Fargo fired them.