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Disney-Fox deal puts antitrust enforcers in bind over Trump Ally

By Rob Lever, AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE  / DIGITAL JOURNAL

December 16, 2017

http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/disney-fox-deal-puts-antitrust…

The blockbuster deal between Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox could likely put US antitrust enforcers in an awkward position following the government's challenge to another media-entertainment mega-deal.

Kids and Smart Speakers: What Could Go Wrong?

By Wendy Lee, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

December 15, 2017

http://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Kids-and-smart-speakers-Wha…

When 5-year-old Colin Martin wants to find out where snow leopards live or what sounds animals make, he doesn’t have to ask his parents. He can just say “Hey, Google,” and an Internet-connected speaker will spit out an answer.

“I like it,” Colin said of his family’s Google Home .

Consumer Watchdog, Anti-Trust Experts Warn of Higher Prices From Disney-Fox Merger

By Ricardo Lopez, VARIETY

December 14, 2017

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/consumer-impact-disney-fox-1202641240/

Consumers can expect to pay more for streaming subscriptions if regulators give the greenlight to the proposed $52.4-billion merger of Disney and Fox, a consumer advocacy group and anti-trust law experts warned Thursday.