Telstra could cut ties to Foxtel in float

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn said Telstra was "definitely prepared to sell down" its stake to help achieve a float ...

Telstra is prepared to sell down its stake in a combined Foxtel-FoxSports to facilitate a float of the new business in the coming years, chief executive Andy Penn says.

Netflix co-founder's crazy plan to fill cinemas again

Cinema operators should certainly welcome any effort to increase sales

As movie theatres struggle with tepid sales, Mitch Lowe has an extreme proposal for how to get more people into seats: Let them come to all the sessions they want - for about the price of a single ticket each month.

Ten knew Packer was out but didn't own up

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Ten's directors knew for at least four weeks before the company's collapse that James Packer was not going to guarantee a new loan, but failed to pass this information on to shareholders.

Australians still won't pay for online news

About 36 per cent of Australians aged over 70 are binge-watching television shows, defined as three or more episodes in ...

Australians are overwhelmingly unwilling to pay for online news, yet are getting more concerned about the quality of what they read online, according to the latest media habits report by Deloitte.

Asian property slump hits REA Group

REA Group said profit from its core business jumped 12 per cent.

Weakness in Asian property markets has blown in hole in REA Group's full-year profit, even as the property listing business posted strong growth in its core Australian operations.

Netflix gets wake-up call from Disney

To infinity and beyond? Not anymore: Disney has called time on its relationship with Netflix.

The world's biggest entertainment company will stop supplying new Disney- and Pixar-brand movies to Netflix in the US starting in 2019 and launch an online product of its own, going directly to consumers with films like "Toy Story" and "The Lion King." It's Hollywood's biggest move yet against Netflix.

The boycott that wasn't: Has United learned its lesson?

The police report appears to blame Dao for his own injuries.

When United reported earnings this month, investors feared they might go off a cliff after the global uproar it had caused forcefully dragging a passenger off a plane. Not so. The case will be studied in business school for years.

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