Francie Zeltser

AT&T Time Warner deal is resisted by US Justice Department
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AT&T Time Warner deal is resisted by US Justice Department

This week, Time Warner’s share prices experienced a major decline after concerns surfaced about the entertainment giant’s potential $85 billion acquisition by AT&T. The acquisition itself is no news: AT&T first announced its plans back in October 2016 with hopes of expanding its content ownership. However, the Justice Department has taken interest in the deal…

Netflix exceeds expectations for 3rd quarter subscriber growth
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Netflix exceeds expectations for 3rd quarter subscriber growth

Netflix celebrated an excellent end to its third fiscal quarter by taking home the second largest number of Emmys this year compared to any other network. Netflix original shows and films were nominated for 91 awards, of which they received 20. The video streaming website’s strong showing at the Emmys was most likely the result…

Hack for Baruch hosts educational seminar on Bitcoin technology
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Hack for Baruch hosts educational seminar on Bitcoin technology

Baruch College students and professors gathered to discuss the cryptocurrency bitcoin and blockchain technology with student speaker Tristan Thoma at Hacks for Baruch, a club dedicated to spreading knowledge about technology and entrepreneurship to the Baruch student population. Thoma gave an informative presentation describing the fundamentals of blockchain and bitcoin. After handing out a useful…