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Shares of cable TV operator Charter Communications jumped Monday after The Wall Street Journal reported that John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. is near a deal to buy a 25 percent stake in the company for $2.5 billion.
Liberty Global Inc., the cable TV operator controlled by media mogul John Malone, is buying U.K.-based Virgin Media Inc. in a $16 billion deal that steps up the rivalry between Malone and fellow billionaire Rupert Murdoch.
Liberty Media Corp. said Friday it has boosted its stake in Sirius XM Radio Inc. and intends to take control of the satellite radio broadcaster if federal authorities approve.
Liberty Media Corp. on Wednesday said that it will spin off its Starz cable channels into a separate company, continuing a series of financial machinations in the Liberty family, which is controlled by cable magnate John Malone.
Liberty Interactive Corp. said Thursday that its operating income rose 3 percent as sales from its home shopping network QVC increased.
John Malone, who made a fortune in cable television, is offering $1 billion for Barnes & Noble — not betting on the books-and-mortar past, analysts say, but the promise of the electronic future.
Colorado-based cable and broadband company Liberty Global Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy the No. 3 German cable-television provider for 3.16 billion euros ($4.48 billion).
Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller has resigned from the board of concert promoter Live Nation, capping a battle with another media tycoon, John Malone.
Barry Diller, the media mogul who claimed credit for the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster, will resign as chairman of the merged company after a boardroom power struggle with another media giant and director, John Malone, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Malone, who holds more than 35 percent of Liberty Global's stock, said he will vote in favor of the deal.
"While we understand, we regret Mel's decision to pursue other interests and are grateful for his willingness to oversee a smooth and orderly transition," Malone said in a statement.