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AT&T Mulls Reinvention for Web With $86 Billion Time Warner Deal

  • DirecTV parent wants to own leading Hollywood film, TV studio
  • Merger accord could be reached Sunday, announced by Monday

Time Warner Inc. and AT&T Inc. have survived the evolution of color TV and cable over the decades. Now they’re merging to adapt to the latest technological shifts: smartphones and streaming.

FOR THE FULL STORY FOLLOW THE LINK   –JR

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-22/at-t-mulls-reinvention-for-web-with-86-billion-time-warner-deal

Goldman CEO Blankfein ‘Supportive’ of Clinton for Pragmatism

Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., has shied away from publicly backing a presidential candidate this year, saying his support could harm that person’s chances.

Yet in an interview that will air Sunday on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” Blankfein, asked if he personally supports and admires Democrat Hillary Clinton

VIEW THE FULL STORY HERE —-JR

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-10-22/goldman-ceo-blankfein-supportive-of-clinton-for-pragmatism

Silicon Valley all-in for Hillary Clinton

Silicon Valley, the hub of the US tech industry, is traditionally a Democratic political stronghold.

But that has perhaps never more been more true than in this election year, with a presidential contest featuring a Republican nominee seen here as more interested in returning to the past than building the future.

It is no understatement to say Donald Trump is unpopular among California’s tech titans.

FOR THE FULL STORY FOLLOW THE LINK — JR

https://www.yahoo.com/news/silicon-valley-hillary-clinton-032440619.html

AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation

The tie-up of AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc, bringing together one of the country’s largest wireless and pay TV providers and cable networks like HBO, CNN and TBS, could kick off a new round of industry consolidation amid massive changes in how people watch TV.

FOR THE FULL STORY FOLLOW THE LINK  –JR

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/t-time-warner-may-signal-start-media-industry-120855460–finance.html