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Cox Explores Bidding for Time Warner Cable

Cox Communications is contemplating jumping into the bidding for Time Warner Cable Inc. — either on its own or with others — say people familiar with the situation.

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Malone Urges Cable-Programming Ventures

Liberty chairman John Malone called for the cable industry to work together to compete with the Netflixes of the world.

HP Names Former Microsoft Exec Ray Ozzie and Two Others to Board

Also appointed: Former CEOs from McDonald’s and LIberty Media.
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Cable TV Boss’s Vision: Just Two Industry Players

Tom Rutledge, the chief executive of cable operator Charter Communications Inc., was on vacation in the Caribbean in February when he got an unexpected phone call. Cable tycoon John Malone was on the line.

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A Crisis of Consolidation

TV Everywhere continues to face multiple obstacles.
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Liberty’s Strategy Too Far Ahead of Its Time

Pay-TV looks ripe for some tie-ups. And Liberty Media wants to be the one to cable it all together.

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Liberty, Time Warner Cable CEOs Met

Liberty Media Corp. Chief Executive Greg Maffei recently met with Time Warner Cable Inc. Chief Executive Glenn Britt to discuss the benefits of mergers in the cable sector, said a person familiar with the situation, the latest sign that Liberty is interested in sparking consolidation in the industry.

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Liberty Media Close to Buying 25 Percent of Charter

John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp. is nearing a deal to buy 25 percent of Charter Communications Inc. for close to $2.5 billion, say people familiar with the situation.

Bingo! Bash Gaming’s Casino Hit on Pace to Gross $55M a Year.

The key, said CEO Sumit Gupta, has been the focus on a single mobile game.
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Karmazin Plans Exit as Liberty Gets Sirius

Mel Karmazin resigned as chief executive of Sirius XM Radio Inc., throwing in the towel after an extended battle with John Malone’s Liberty Media Corp. over control of the satellite-radio broadcaster.