CBS Corp.’s flagship broadcast network was dropped from Time Warner Cable Inc.’s TV service in New York, Los Angeles and other major markets Friday after long-running negotiations between the companies failed to reach a deal on fees.
AT&T Inc. has added a new monthly administrative fee of 61 cents to the bills of all of its contract wireless lines as of May 1, a move that could bring in more than a half-billion dollars in annual revenue to the telecom giant.
The line for the iPad 2 at Apple’s White Plains, N.Y., store stretched around the third level of the mall. The line blocked restaurants, Anthropologie and Brooks Brothers stores. Security guards had to keep the escalator exits clear.
Meanwhile, the nation’s banks are getting attention by covertly raising fees charged to customers who use their automated teller machines: a whopping $5 in some cases.
Cyber Monday reached a record-breaking level this year with more than $1 billion dollars spent online, making it the heaviest U.S. online shopping day ever. And that includes the intangibles in our lives that you can’t touch or feel, and can’t ship in a box, like e-books and music and virtual goods.