| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:47 PM
MEXICO CITY — The government of President Enrique Peña Nieto says a proposed new telecommunications law would finally break up Mexico's powerful and much-criticized TV and telephone monopolies.
The proposal and other reforms have generated...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Lauren Zalaznick, a former top cable exec at NBCUniversal, has joined the board of Shazam Entertainment, maker of apps that lets consumers identify music, TV shows and ads with a mobile device.
In September 2013, Zalaznick left NBCU after 12 years, where...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
There's more than 7 billion people in the world, but only 1,645 billionaires. Of that total, there's 37 who call Florida home.
For those keeping score at home those 37 people are roughly one half of one percent of one percent of one percent of one...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The building housing the expansive Gucci store on Rodeo Drive has sold for more than $100 million to a Spanish fashion mogul.
Gucci, the famous upmarket Italian fashion house, is the sole tenant of the three-story building in the heart of the famed...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Nixing the duopoly of Televisa and TV Azteca over Mexico's broadcast TV market, Mexico's new trust-busting TV-telco watchdog, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), announced Friday it had authorized the launch of two new free-to-air broadcast...
| Mar 8, 2014
MEXICO CITY — A Mexican regulatory agency has ordered the massive companies that dominate this nation's telephone and broadcast television sectors to share their network infrastructure with competitors, a move that could seriously alter Mexico's...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mexico's Federal Institute of Telecommunications, Ifetel, which assumed oversight of the country's $30 billion telecommunications industry last September, is busy making moves that could reshape the country's TV, cable and telco businesses -- and open...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The richest people got even richer in 2013, adding $524 billion to their collective net worth, according to a ranking of the world's 300 wealthiest individuals.
The aggregate net worth of the world's top billionaires stood at $3.7 trillion at the market...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Jesse Ventura is set to host "Off the Grid," a daily talkshow on Internet-video site Ora TV that will feature the ex-wrestler, former Minnesota governor and libertarian rabble-rouser sounding off on a range of current events.
The show, to debut in...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Un estadio de fútbol permanente con vistas al océano, rodeado de grandes cruceros de lujo y ubicado frente al Downtown, el corazón de la ciudad, en el extremo suroeste del Puerto de Miami.
Ese es el proyecto que acaricia David Beckham para construir...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:05 PM
He may be retired, but that's not kept Bill Gates from regaining the top spot as the richest man in the world.
Gates, 57, who co-founded and led Microsoft to the top of the tech world before retiring from day-to-day operations in 2008, has a fortune...