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People.com: Luke Russert: 'I'm Not Trying to Be My Father'updated: Fri Aug 01 2008 18:07:00

The son of the late newsman will cover the upcoming national conventions for NBC

Time.com: XM Satellite, Sirius Complete Mergerupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 09:00:00

XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio say they have completed their merger

Time.com: XM, Sirius Radio to Pay $19.7Mupdated: Thu Jul 24 2008 18:00:00

The nation's two satellite radio companies have agreed to pay $19.7 million to settle rules violations, a move that is expected to lead to quick approval of their merger

Time.com: Satellite Radio's Unexpected Turn updated: Fri Jul 18 2008 08:00:00

Jonathan Adelstein, a fierce critic of allowing big media companies to get bigger, surprised people with a proposal that would allow the nation's only two satellite radio companies to merge

CNNMoney: Sirius-XM: It's about timeupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 10:48:00

Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio are one step closer to finally completing their merger. For investors and consumers, it can't happen soon enough.

CNNMoney: Stocks set for weak openupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 09:29:00

Stocks looked set for a weak open Monday and oil prices broke a new record as Lehman confirmed its massive quarterly loss.

Fortune: XM's costs pile up as merger stallsupdated: Tue May 13 2008 10:34:00

XM Satellite Radio reported Monday more of the same as it limps toward a final decision on its proposed merger with rival Sirius Satellite Radio: Slower growth and wider losses.

Sirius Satellite Radio in picturesupdated: Tue Apr 22 2008 01:34:00

Operating from its corporate headquarters in New York City's Rockefeller Center, Sirius Satellite Radio broadcasts over 130 digital-quality channels, including 69 channels of commercial-free music, plus exclusive channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather and data to more than 7.1 million subscribers.

Fortune: On the road with NHL chief Gary Bettmanupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 13:57:00

Going to 60 hockey games a year might sound like fun, but for Gary Bettman it's just another day at the office. In 15 years as NHL chief, he has more than quadrupled revenues to $2.6 billion, added four teams and, more recently, signed TV deals with NBC and Versus, and led the league to record attendance levels even after the 2004-05 lockout season.

FSB: XM/Sirius merger: Bad for business?updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 16:04:00

On Monday, the Justice Department approved the $4.6 billon merger of Sirius Radio and XM Satellite Radio Holdings, the nation's only satellite radio providers.

Satellite radio mega-merger to go aheadupdated: Mon Mar 24 2008 22:34:00

Justice Department antitrust lawyers Monday approved the proposed merger of rivals XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio, a $5 billion deal that will create a giant in a growing industry that now has more than 14 million subscribers.

Time.com: Justice Dept Approves XM-Sirius Dealupdated: Mon Mar 24 2008 17:00:00

The Justice Department approved Sirius Satellite Radio's $5 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio on Monday, saying the deal was unlikely to hurt competition or consumers

CNNMoney: Sirius-XM: One year later and still waitingupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 10:23:00

Happy Presidents' Day! Since the U.S. markets are closed, businesses don't usually make big announcements on this holiday.

FSB: Radio is the hot tech frontierupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 13:57:00

Get ready for what has got to be the all-time greatest sleeper of a tech trend: Radios, I kid you not, are making a comeback in 2008.

Time.com: Sirius Acquires XM for $5 Billionupdated: Wed Nov 14 2007 09:00:00

Shareholders approved a deal Tuesday to allow Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. to acquire its rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. for about $5 billion

ShowandTellupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 16:59:00

Cruising the Internet Highway in your car.

CNNMoney: Nasdaq up 2% at openupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 09:32:00

The Nasdaq composite index soared more than 2 percent at Friday's open after Microsoft's earnings report, while Countrywide's rosy outlook helped lift the broader market.

SI.com: Allan Muir: You want hockey? We got hockeyupdated: Sat Oct 06 2007 11:52:00

I had just finished speaking to a high school journalism class the other day -- clearly the guy who covers the local utilities commission was otherwise engaged -- when I was given the one question I can always count on being asked in these situations:

For major female conductor, being a woman 'irrelevant'updated: Thu Sep 27 2007 09:51:00

Marin Alsop says the toughest harmony she faces this season doesn't lie in demanding symphonic scores or the orchestras who play them.

Proposed satellite radio merger: Boon for consumers or monopoly?updated: Tue Sep 04 2007 00:24:00

On his long commute to the office, George Doty snakes through Houston, Texas, accompanied only by the two satellite radios on the dashboard of his Chevrolet pickup truck and the hum of whatever he has playing.

CNNMoney: XM Radio's CEO to step downupdated: Tue Jul 24 2007 05:06:00

XM Satellite Radio said on Tuesday that Hugh Panero, its chief executive and a company founder, will step down in August.

CNNMoney: XM, Sirius: Merger would increase choicesupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 04:12:00

Satellite radio providers Sirius and XM said Monday they can offer consumers a variety of subscription packages that cost up to 46 percent less than current plans if their merger is approved.

CNNMoney: Cumulus Media agrees to $1.3B buyoutupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 00:06:00

Radio broadcaster Cumulus Media Inc. said Monday it agreed to a $1.3 billion buyout by an investor group led by Chief Executive Lewis Dickey and an affiliate of Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity.

Review: Sony home theater in a box delivers on features, valueupdated: Tue Jun 12 2007 14:51:00

Sony's 2007 Bravia home theater in a box (HTIB) systems represent something of a departure from the company's popular Dream systems.

SI.com: Caddies get their shotupdated: Mon May 14 2007 21:16:00

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- Charley Hoffman and his caddie Miguel Rivera were warming up on the driving range at Jacksonville Beach Golf Course on Monday morning, one with a club in his hand, the other imparting the odd word or two of advice.

Review: Audiovox XM Xpress perfect for newbiesupdated: Tue May 08 2007 15:23:00

Digital-audio players are well on their way to becoming the de facto device for every listening scenario: in the car, at home, on the go and all the in-betweens.

CNNMoney: Stocks in standstill modeupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 09:23:00

Stocks were little changed early Friday ahead of a widely anticipated report on home sales.

CNNMoney: Stocks stall at openupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 04:00:00

U.S. stocks were flat at Friday's open, as investors awaited the existing home sales report a half-hour after the bell.

CNNMoney: XM radio lawsuit: More copyright woesupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 20:32:00

The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) filed a lawsuit against XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc on Thursday for providing radios that allegedly let users reproduce and distribute copyrighted music without paying appropriate royalties.

CNNMoney: Stocks on the move Mondayupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 10:21:00

Here are some of the companies whose shares were active in Wednesday trading:

CNNMoney: Techs advance at openupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 09:22:00

Technology stocks were the leaders as U.S. stocks rallied to start the trading week Monday.

CNNMoney: Dow hits new high ... againupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 17:18:00

The Dow ended at a record high Tuesday for the second straight session, as investors welcomed a merger in the satellite radio industry, strength in retail and gains in select tech shares.

CNNMoney: Record-breaking sessionupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 16:17:00

The Dow ended at a record high Tuesday for the second straight session, as investors welcomed a merger in the satellite radio industry, strength in retail and gains in select tech shares.

CNNMoney: Post-rally, stocks lose steamupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 10:11:00

Stocks edged lower Monday morning as investors eyed lower oil prices, a merger in the satellite radio industry and earnings from Dow retailers Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot.

CNNMoney: Stocks mixed at openupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 09:23:00

U.S. stocks were flat to lower at Tuesday's open as some disappointing results from two Dow industrial retailers weighed on sentiment.

CNNMoney: Sirius-XM deal is sweet music for consumersupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 05:44:00

If Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio are allowed to go through with their plans to merge, there will only be one satellite radio network left in the U.S. But make no mistake: this would not constitute your classic monopoly.

CNNMoney: XM stock soars on narrowed lossupdated: Mon Nov 06 2006 10:17:00

XM Satellite stock jumped Monday after the No. 1 satellite radio company sharply cut its losses in the most recent quarter.

CNNMoney: Fans win in new baseball labor dealupdated: Mon Oct 30 2006 12:13:00

The just concluded World Series may not have been as thrilling as previous Fall Classics. But despite that, baseball fans actually have more reasons to be excited about the sport than they've been in decades.

Fortune: Harpo Inc.'s Oprah Winfrey Named One of FORTUNE's 50 Most Powerful Womenupdated: Thu Oct 12 2006 10:17:00

Oprah Winfrey, Chairman of Harpo Inc., ranks No. 8 on Fortune's 2006 list of 50 Most Powerful Women.

CNNMoney: Sirius closing in on larger rival XM Satelliteupdated: Wed Oct 04 2006 09:39:00

Sirius Satellite said Wednesday it added new subscribers at a rapid pace in the third quarter, helping it narrow the gap with its larger rival XM Satellite Radio.

CNNMoney: XM chair upbeat about company, industryupdated: Wed Sep 20 2006 08:58:00

Shares of XM Satellite may be languishing, but chairman Gary Parsons emphasized Wednesday the growth potential for the industry and company.

CNNMoney: Alltel to offer XM on cell phonesupdated: Wed Aug 09 2006 14:13:00

Wireless telephone company Alltel and XM Satellite Radio announced a deal Thursday that allows Alltel's 11 million customers to listen to XM Satellite radio on their cell phones.

CNNMoney: Audible to sell podcasts of sermonsupdated: Wed Jul 12 2006 10:11:00

Renowned Potter's House minister Bishop T.D. Jakes is teaming up with Internet spoken entertainment company Audible, Inc. to provide weekly inspirational and spiritual messages in a format downloadable into iPods, smartphones and Pocket PCs, according to a statement released by the company.

CNNMoney: Karmazin: Sirius would like to buy XMupdated: Tue Jun 27 2006 07:48:00

Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. Chief Executive Mel Karmazin said Monday he would like to buy archrival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., but price and regulatory hurdles would be issues.

FSB: Rebate and Switchupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 00:01:00

REBATES WOULD SEEM TO BE THE PERFECT SALES TOOL. The promised savings bring in customers, many of whom never claim the rebate that drew them. University of South Carolina professor Timothy Silk est...

Fortune: The FORTUNE $500updated: Thu Apr 13 2006 12:54:00

Take your cut

CNNMoney: Ready for more Oprah? XM has herupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 08:52:00

XM Satellite Radio and Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Radio have signed a three-year, $55 million deal to launch a channel featuring the popular talk show host, the companies said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Satellite radio falls from lofty orbitupdated: Mon Feb 06 2006 12:05:00

Satellite radio stocks are slowly descending back to earth this year, despite the presence of the radio industry's biggest star.

CNNMoney: Investors unsubscribing to old mediaupdated: Tue Dec 06 2005 16:44:00

Expect a somber mood Wednesday at the UBS Global Media Conference in New York City: It is newspaper day.

CNNMoney: Mel Karmazin is having Sirius funupdated: Thu Nov 03 2005 14:46:00

Mel Karmazin was miserable in his final days as Viacom's chief operating officer. The former Wall Street darling had struggled unsuccessfully to keep the company's stock aloft, lost his power struggle with Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone and finally left Viacom in June 2004. But he has returned from the depths, and he's never been happier.

CNNMoney: Web sales wizardryupdated: Wed Oct 19 2005 16:43:00

Justin D'Angelo didn't want to go straight to a 9-to-5 lifestyle after college, so he needed to launch his own business. But he didn't have any idea what that business would look like.

CNNMoney: MP3 player + XM radio = holiday delightupdated: Tue Jul 26 2005 11:03:00

Samsung Electronics Co. announced a partnership with XM Satellite Radio Tuesday and will offer the satellite radio service on a new MP3 player expected to be available by this December, according to a statement from the company.

CNNMoney: Sirius, XM take rivalry to Canadaupdated: Fri Jun 17 2005 07:39:00

Canada has granted broadcasting licenses to satellite radio rivals Sirius and XM Radio that carry strict stipulations about including Canadian content.

CNNMoney: Karmazin chases a Sirius dreamupdated: Mon Apr 25 2005 08:36:00

Combine the iPod with satellite radio and what do you get?

CNNMoney: Sunny stock start seenupdated: Mon Apr 11 2005 05:46:00

A continued slide in oil prices could give stocks a lift Monday at the start of a busy earnings week.

CNNMoney: Hyundai makes XM standardupdated: Wed Mar 23 2005 07:31:00

Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it plans to offer XM Satellite Radio as standard equipment on all U.S. models by 2007.

CNNMoney: Rocket Man lends face to AirTranupdated: Wed Feb 09 2005 11:45:00

Flamboyant rocker Sir Elton John will be getting plenty of frequent flier miles. Well, at least his face will.

CNNMoney: XM Satellite adds to lineupupdated: Wed Feb 02 2005 11:47:00

The race among satellite radio operators to sign up big name celebrities heated up Wednesday when XM Satellite Radio announced it will soon add conservative talk show hosts Dr. Laura Schlesinger and G. Gordon Liddy to its programming lineup.

Money Magazine: Flying Off the Shelvesupdated: Tue Feb 01 2005 00:01:00

Satellite radio is the latest "buy what you know" stock phenomenon. As with Krispy Kreme in 2001 and the iPod-era Apple, shares in XM Satellite Radio (XMSR) and Sirius (SIRI) are zooming as more co...

CNNMoney: Karmazin denies Sirius-XM merger talksupdated: Wed Jan 26 2005 06:23:00

Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio are holding preliminary talks on a possible merger, a newspaper said Wednesday, but Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin denied the report.

CNNMoney: Short (squeeze) storiesupdated: Tue Dec 28 2004 11:58:00

Travelzoo is up more than 50 percent in the past two months. IAC/InterActive and Overstock.com are both up nearly 33 percent. XM Satellite Radio has shot up 22 percent.

CNNMoney: Battle of the bandsupdated: Sun Dec 05 2004 19:20:00

SALEM, Ore. (CNN/Money) - On a recent morning, my husband and I drove three hours through the mountains, in a snowstorm, with two-year-old twins, a carsick puppy and no cell phone service.

Business 2.0: Earnings Roundupupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

Pixar: Analysts call for third-quarter earnings of 24 cents in early November, a modest increase from last year's 23 cents. Investors are hoping for another blockbuster when Pixar's much-hyped next...

CNNMoney: The spirit of satellite radioupdated: Wed Oct 06 2004 09:33:00

This is an update of a column that originally ran on September 30.

CNNMoney: The return of Opie & Anthonyupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 12:24:00

Opie and Anthony return to radio Monday, but good luck finding them on the public airwaves.

Business 2.0: Satellite Radioupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

If there were doubts about satellite radio's mass appeal, this year they disappeared. In January a mere 1.6 million people pulled down music and other entertainment from the sky. But by year's end,...

CNNMoney: The spirit of satellite radioupdated: Thu Sep 30 2004 11:39:00

In an ugly market for techs, investors remain enchanted by satellite radio stocks.

CNNMoney: Opie & Anthony to XM Radioupdated: Fri Aug 06 2004 07:26:00

Shock jocks Opie and Anthony have found a new home on satellite radio, which at least for now puts them out of the reach of federal regulators' efforts to crack down on indecent broadcasts.

CNNMoney: Techs trip on oil slickupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 16:02:00

Technology stocks fell sharply Thursday as record high oil prices kept the Nasdaq under constant pressure in a trading session that grew progressively worse throughout the day.

FSB: The Anti-Hummer Chevrolet's nicely sized new Equinox SUV is likely to win fans.updated: Tue Jun 01 2004 00:01:00

As some SUVs get more monstrous--the Hummer H2 weighs about 6,400 pounds--a smaller, more practical version is catching on: midsized SUVs (or "sport-cutes"). They're now one of the fastest-growing ...

Making time fly in flightupdated: Fri May 07 2004 11:27:00

Now that Americans can fly across the country for about $200 round trip, record numbers of travelers are sitting back, trying to relax and enjoy those four- or five-hour flights.

Business 2.0: The Backseat Peacemakerupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

XM Radio solved the technical challenges of bouncing music off satellites and into a moving car. Now, a couple of satellite gear makers have solved the much tougher problem of sending more than 200...

CNNMoney: Jobs report to spark stocksupdated: Fri Apr 02 2004 06:04:00

Stocks were poised for large gains Friday after the government's jobs numbers for March came in far stronger than forecast by economists. Meanwhile bond prices plunged.

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Fridayupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 15:54:00

Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. reported that its second-quarter profit more than doubled thanks to strong demand in the United States and Asia, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading.

Money Magazine: Great Radio on the Road Why the new satellite-radio services are worth the priceupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 00:01:00

What makes a five-hour road trip more boring than watching a spoonful of jelly harden? Making the drive without a decent radio station. That's when satellite radio pays off. You can listen to a vas...

CNNMoney: Great Radio on the Roadupdated: Fri Mar 12 2004 14:13:00

What makes a five-hour road trip more boring than watching a spoonful of jelly harden? Making the drive without a decent radio station.

CNNMoney: Can Howard Stern boost satellite radio?updated: Thu Mar 11 2004 12:18:00

Will the self-proclaimed King of All Media help bring satellite radio from the fringes to the mainstream?

CNNMoney: Satellite radio ga-gaupdated: Tue Feb 03 2004 12:52:00

Satellite radio is a great service but shares of Sirius Satellite Radio and its larger rival XM Satellite Radio continue to orbit (couldn't resist) in some pretty rarified air.

CNNMoney: Investment talk spurs Siriusupdated: Tue Jan 06 2004 12:56:00

Shares of Sirius Satellite Radio rallied again Tuesday afternoon, topped the Nasdaq most active list amid speculation that companies may be looking to take a stake in the subscription radio firm.

Money Magazine: The Return Of The "It" Stock Investors are falling in love with profitless wonders once again. Watch out below!updated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

They're back. "It" stocks--the hot issues that defy all the laws of fundamental investing--have reappeared. These are the kinds of stocks that seem to keep heading higher for no other reason than t...

Business 2.0: Leading Indicators WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS MONTH, AND WHAT IT MEANS.updated: Thu May 01 2003 00:01:00

BROADBAND Electrifying the Net

Money Magazine: January travel buysupdated: Thu Jan 03 2002 16:04:00

The airlines are enticing frequent fliers by lowering the number of miles needed for a free trip. A round-trip flight to Europe on American or TWA is 35,000 miles, down from as much as 60,000, if you fly before March 31. On Delta, a trip to Japan will cost you 45,000 miles, down from 60,000, through Jan.31. United has discounted flights to Europe to 35,000 miles (from 50,000) through March 31, and to Asia and the South Pacific to 40,000 miles (from 60,000) through Jan.31.

Fortune: Satellite Radio Who said video killed the radio star? Listen up: XM's digital service is out of this world.updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

Before the arrival of cable TV, the skeptics asked, "Who in his right mind would pay to see television?" Before Perrier flowed to these shores, those with parched imaginations scoffed, "Pay for wat...

Money Magazine: Market Benchmarksupdated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00

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