The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.
The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.
A familiar source says HTC could introduce a new line of smartphone later this year.
The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."
The Internet giant's chief executive, who celebrates her third anniversary as CEO in July, talks about where Yahoo is headed during today's shareholders meeting. The goal is to "build ourselves a future."
HTC issues a statement to shareholders on Monday, saying it won't even consider being acquired by Asus.
HP's $11.1 billion acquisition of the software maker devolved into allegations of accounting fraud.
Chris Sacca contends investors have been forced to "read the tea leaves" about Twitter's direction.
The wearable fitness device company will offer shares between $17 and $19 in its initial public offering.
Satoru Iwata is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor but is already handling some work while on the mend.