Investors in Netflix voted down a proposal to split the two roles on Monday, with a preliminary tally showing double the amount of opposition to the idea this year from last year.
Shareholders of the media company are to vote Monday on whether to divide the roles of chief executive and chairman, now held by Reed Hastings.
An acquisition could signal a new strategy for a company that in the past has preferred to build technology from within.
A deal for Beats Electronics could signal an effort by Apple to transform its approach to music more than a decade after it opened the iTunes download store.
Online video ads were supposed to be a marketer’s dream. Instead, many become lost in an unruly maze.
Disney’s interest in the fast-growing digital media company, part of a routine effort to identify acquisition targets, faded after BuzzFeed provided a high valuation.
Milq, which makes its debut on Monday, lets users organize bits of media around common themes, resulting in something like collaborative mixtapes.
Oyster, which gives customers access to more than 100,000 books for $10 a month, has raised $14 million in a new round of financing led by Highland Capital Partners.
An inspector appointed by a federal judge to make sure that Apple complies with antitrust laws has drawn strong objections from the company, which says he is intruding on operations.
As of midday on Wednesday, shares in the company, which primarily rents textbooks via its website, were down 20 percent below their initial public offering price.
The activist investor has made enormous profits from his year-old bet on Netflix, having disclosed on Tuesday that he has halved his stake to about 4.5 percent.
Pierre Omidyar will finance the news site drawing Glenn Greenwald away from The Guardian, where he reported on the revelations by Edward Snowden.