If the deal is approved, Charter Communications will become the No. 2 cable company in the US, at a time when more people are cutting the cord in favor of services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Facebook is reportedly working with prominent news sources to host their content on its pages and share in the advertising revenue.
The social network is bringing a new type of video to users of its website and its platform for virtual reality.
Following far behind in Apple's footsteps, Google says all apps will now carry age-based content ratings and will undergo scrutiny by Google content reviewers.
During the second half of 2014, the total number of government data requests rose slightly to 35,051, with the US and India leading the way, Facebook reports.
China's growing middle class and relatively strong business climate present an opportunity for the social network, despite the service still being banned there.
The online crafts marketplace plans to use the money to develop localized services and attract new members, among other things.
By contrast, Microsoft's most recent public count in November noted Xbox One sales at around 10 million, though that figure is likely much higher after a strong holiday-shopping season.
Demonstrations at Mobile World Congress show the growing momentum toward the launch of faster, more responsive mobile networks in 2020.
We took the brand-new Plex for Roku app for a spin and walked away satisfied.