Judge Rules AT&T Can Acquire Time Warner

A federal judge said Tuesday that AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner is legal, clearing the path for a deal that gives the pay-TV provider ownership of cable channels such as HBO and CNN as well as film studio Warner Bros. From a report: U.S. District Judge Richard Leon announced his decision in a packed courtroom, ruling that antitrust enforcers at the Justice Department had not proven their case…

June 12, 2018
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Judge rules that AT&T can complete its $85B merger with Time Warner, did not impose conditions on the approval (Sara Salinas/CNBC)

June 12, 2018

Sara Salinas / CNBC: Judge rules that AT&T can complete its $85B merger with Time Warner, did not impose conditions on the approval  —  – The Justice Department sued last year to block the merger, citing concerns that AT&T, owner of satellite television provider DirecTV, could charge rival distributors … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Milestone fuels broader push to attract truckers with new chassis

Milestone’s fleet expansion is the latest initiative by a chassis supplier looking to create a niche by offering new, or high-end, equipment. (Above: Chassis at Milestone.) Photo credit: Milestone. Milestone Equipment Holdings plans to nearly double the size of its fleet of mainly new marine chassis to close to 20,000 pieces… Source: http://www.joc.com

June 12, 2018
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5% of All Monero Currently In Circulation Has Been Mined Using Malware

An anonymous reader writes: According to a report released yesterday, criminal groups have mined an approximate total of 798,613.33 Monero coins (XMR) using malware on infected devices. That’s over $108 million in US currency, just from coin-mining operations alone. This sum also represents around 5% of all the Monero currently in circulation — 15,962,350 XMR. Furthermore, during the past year, infected devices were responsible for 19,503,823.54 hashes/second, which is roughly…

June 12, 2018
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Apple changed App Store rules last week to ban iOS developers from making databases of users’ address book info and limit what can be shared with third parties (Bloomberg)

June 12, 2018

Bloomberg: Apple changed App Store rules last week to ban iOS developers from making databases of users’ address book info and limit what can be shared with third parties  —  – iPhone maker bans developers building address book databases  — Facebook scandal shows risk of sharing data on users’ friends Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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