By Gautham Nagesh
Chairman Tom Wheeler hopes changes allow consumers to buy channels a la carte
The Federal Communications Commission Friday proposed new regulations on companies that provide subscription video services over the Internet, a move to give the companies access to more TV programming and allow them to compete with cable and satellite.
By Patrick Fitzgerald
A Texas jury on Friday awarded hedge-fund firm Highland Capital Management $40 million in its lawsuit against Credit Suisse over inflated appraisals of a dozen luxury properties such as golf communities and ski resorts during the mid-2000s.
United Security Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: USBI), a Delaware corporation
based in Thomasville, Alabama, announced today that its Board of
Directors has extended USBI’s existing share repurchase program pursuant
to which USBI may repurchase up to 642,785 shares of its common stock.
First United Security Bank, the wholly owned banking subsidiary of
United Security Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: USBI), today announced that,
effective as of Monday, December 15, 2014, the Bank has changed its name
to “First US Bank.” The name change is part of an overall rebranding
effort by the Bank and reflects a migration to the Bank’s website
address that has been in use for many years.
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch
The Subaru WRX may be an all-wheel drive sport-compact, but the drivers of this car are either driving too fast, or having difficulty parking: It receives the most violations of any vehicle.
Project (NYSE: RUBI), a leader in advertising automation with one of
the industry’s largest independent real-time trading platforms for the
buying and selling of advertising, today announced that in connection
with the completion of its acquisition of iSocket, Inc., it granted
132,000 stock options and 126,050 restricted stock units to 29 former
iSocket employees who have become employees of Rubicon Project.
Carnival beats profit forecasts, as fuel prices fall, but sales miss
Shares of Carnival Corp.(CCL)edged up 0.2% in premarket trade Friday, after the cruise ship operator's better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter adjusted profit was offset by sales that fell shy of forecasts.
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