For the first time in 71 years the Chicago Cubs are going to play in the Major League Baseball World Series. Congratulations to the Cubs!
Day: October 22, 2016
More Pictures Of The Day In Murphy, North Carolina
Today we went with our friends John and Connie to Murphy, North Carolina to see the fall colors in the trees and to explore. Well the fall colors weren’t happening due to the drought conditions we are having in the region. However we did explore a very charming town with a great assortment of things to see and do. It was a great day of getting out and going to a state I hadn’t been to in 17 years.
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AT&T to buy Time Warner in media mega-deal – Oct. 22, 2016 – CNN Money
AT&T and Time Warner have agreed to an $85 billion deal — one of the biggest media tie-ups ever.The move, announced Saturday evening, will help AT&T expand beyond wireless and Internet service into programming. Time Warner is the parent of CNN, TNT, HBO, the Warner Bros. studio, and other channels and websites. AT&T to buy Time Warner in media mega-deal – Oct. 22, 2016
This move caught me off guard. Granted I wasn’t looking for it though. AT&T and TimeWarner are two of America’s largest distribution and media companies. I am not sure this is good for competition or for diversity in opinions. We will have to see how this shakes out or even gets approval by the federal government. AT&T recently bought DirecTV and TimeWarner was bought by AOL years ago and spun AOL off to independent operation. Again, wow, this is huge!