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A bunch of people mysteriously received text messages in the middle of the night that were originally sent on Valentine’s Day, and it caused a l...

Several people reported that old texts from Valentine's Day showed up on their phones early Friday. Here's what's going on.
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AT&T’s HBO Max will cost $15 per month when it launches in May 2020

AT&T gave a first look at its forthcoming streaming service, HBO Max, at an investor event on Tuesday.

AT&T climbs after releasing a 3-year plan to meet activist firm Elliott Management’s goals

The plan calls for the separation of AT&T's CEO and chairman roles, a pause on major acquisitions, and the addition of two new directors.

A hedge-fund wunderkind, top YouTube talent managers, and what Robert Shiller’s worried about

Here are the top business stories this week, including stories on a hedge-fund wunderkind, top YouTube talent managers, and what Robert Shiller's worried about.
A shot of the view from 30 Park Place in downtown Manhattan.

Meet the 39-year-old hedge fund star most people have never heard of who bought a $30 million penthouse on Wall Street

Elliott Management's 39-year-old star Jesse Cohn has been behind some of the biggest shareholder battles — and been rewarded handsomely for it.

AT&T plans to sell its Puerto Rico business for almost $2 billion amid pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management

The telecommunications provider said the proceeds from the sale will go toward reducing its debt load.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.

10 companies that spent more than $1 billion in ads so you’d buy their products

According to Ad Age's 2019 report, companies from tech giants like Google to media empire Comcast spent a record $163 billion on advertising in 2018.
Union members in front of an AT&T office during a strike by the Communication Workers of America.

As a union leader, I’ve learned one big lesson: Workers can’t just rely on promises from CEOs

As a recent strike against AT&T shows, workers have to fight to get the fair pay and benefits they deserve.
DirecTV satellite dishes are seen on an apartment roof in Los Angeles

AT&T climbs amid reports it’s looking to part ways with DirecTV

The report comes after activist hedge fund Elliott Management said AT&T should consider selling assets like DirecTV.

Inside McDonald’s marketing changes, rising CMOs, and Quartz’s membership model

McDonald's move to pick a new agency runs counter to the data-driven trend that's been driving marketing.