Sky is Europe's largest pay-television operator, with 22.5 million customers in seven countries.
In a major victory for the open internet that could have ripple effects throughout the United States, the Golden State thwarts aggressive lobbying by the telecom industry. Gov. Jerry Brown has 30 days to sign or veto the bill.
Comcast is likely to bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.
The demise of Obama-era internet protections could affect consumers' ability to watch and use their favorite apps and services—though not right away.
The compensation review covered 339 executives at S&P 500 companies. Some companies with highly paid CEOs, including Oracle, were not included in the study because they did not fit its criteria.
Three Republicans join Democrats to push through a measure intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic.
The merger announced Sunday will be reviewed by the Justice Department and the FCC. It could make cellphones more expensive and reduce the telecommunications workforce.
Dozens of people compose a U.S. ruling class and preside over a corporate state, but mainstream U.S. media ignore this.
The Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality laws in December, but the fight for net neutrality is not over.
Seven major providers equivocated when asked if they might establish access lanes of different speeds. None would rule out the possibility.