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President Trump Will Message You Today at 2:18 PM ET – Here’s Why

Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr The President of the United States is capable of a LOT of things while in office, and now, they’ll be able to message every single U.S. phone number at once. Today at 2:18 p.m. ET, President Donald Trump and FEMA will test the

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Apple’s Making Shazam Ad-Free with its Acquisition

Apple has announced it’s finalized its acquisition of Shazam, a popular music identification service. The app was originally confirmed to be acquired by the trillion-dollar company back in December of last year, but things were never finalized until now. With today’s news, Apple is also

SiriusXM Announces Acquisition of Pandora for $3.5 Billion

It’s no secret Pandora has been struggling in recent memory. It’s tried launching new plans to draw in more customers, redesigning its app for simpler navigation, and pushed its advertising approach even further to, hopefully, stray folks away from using services like Spotify and Apple

AT&T Now Officially Owns Time Warner

After a rough 20 month battle with the US Justice Department, AT&T has finally completed its acquisition of media giant Time Warner. The deal, valued at $85 billion, makes the carrier one of the largest media brands in the world with properties such as HBO,

Comcast Offers $65 Million to Snatch Fox from Disney

Back in May, Comcast stated it planned to outbid Disney in an attempt to snatch up assets being sold by Fox. This includes things like film and TV studios, movies like X-Men and Deadpool, and even shows such as The Simpsons and The Americans. While it didn’t have a bid back then,

Comcast to Outbid Disney in Attempt to Snatch Up Fox Assets

Back in December, Disney announced a multi-billion dollar deal it planned to make with Fox that would see the magical company obtained major entertainment assets such as film and TV studios, movies like X-Men and Deadpool, and even shows such as The Simpsons and The Americans. It was assumed the Walt Disney-founded

Sprint and T-Mobile Might Merge This Week

Following a recent report out of Reuters that claimed talks were back on, CNBC is saying Sprint and T-Mobile are finalizing a deal that will see the two carriers merge. This conversation between the companies has been stricken up multiple times, most recently late last year

Disney Acquires 21st Century Fox in Major Entertainment Deal

Disney has acquired Fox’s entertainment division, 21st Century Fox, for $52.4 billion in a major move that will shake up the media industry. The move places most of Fox’s major entertainment assets under Disney such as film and TV studios, movies like X-Men and Deadpool,

It’s Official: Apple is Buying Shazam

As per a statement via BuzzFeed, Apple has announced it will be acquiring Shazam, the incredibly popular music recognition service that originally launched nearly twenty years ago in Britain. This comes after TechCrunch reported last week that the Cupertino company would buy the service out

Reports: Apple to Acquire Shazam for $400 Million

New reports out of both Recode and TechCrunch today claim Apple is gearing up to acquire music identification service Shazam for $400 million. The deal, according to both reports, could be announced as early as next week, with one stating news could come on Monday.