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Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, said it’s studying takeover or refinancing proposals received from a number of parties. more
When your life flashes before your eyes moments before you die, you likely won’t be thinking about your tweet count, your Farmville assets, your Bitcoins, your iTunes play-lists, or how many “likes” your last status update received. However, a new law is aimed at helping your family access and manage those accounts after you die. Called the “Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act,” it is a model law, which means that it serves as a blueprint to help states address this growing issue. more
Toy maker Hasbro has come under fire by parents who are upset that the extruder tool in the Play-Doh Cake Mountain set looks like a sex organ. more
Sally Helme, group publisher for the Bonnier Corp., was recently named a 2014 recipient of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association Anchor Awards. Helme has been a boater all her life and she has worked in several facets of the marine industry before moving on to publishing 20 years ago. In her current position, Helme is responsible for the magazines, Cruising World and Sailing World, as well as the National Offshore One Design Regatta Series and the “State of the Sailing Industry” market report. She holds a B.A. in history and biology/history of science from Princeton University and a master’s in management from Salve Regina University. more
Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, has drawn interest from potential buyers including Time Warner Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. more
The pending sale of The Providence Journal to a sprawling national newspaper chain whose past acquisition frenzy drove it into bankruptcy caused many local observers to scratch their heads. more
Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Comcast Corp., the U.S. cable company awaiting regulatory approval to buy Time Warner Cable Inc., reported profit that beat estimates as new high-speed Internet customers more than made up for declining video subscribers. more
Don Pardo, the often heard, rarely seen announcer of the NBC television network for six decades, whose baritone voice was part of long-running shows such as “The Price is Right,” “Jeopardy!” and “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 96. more
Media General announced Wednesday that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell several of its assets – including WJAR-TV NBC 10 – to meet the regulatory requirements of its merger with Providence-based LIN Media, the parent of WPRI-TV 12. more
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