Recode Daily: Comcast restarts the Fox bidding war with a $65 billion offer

Plus, a viral reality show pieced together from Facebook comments, texts and Instagram Stories; a viewer’s guide to World Cup 2018; high-stakes raccoonaissance. Comcast is offering $65 billion in cash for much of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox; that’s a 19 percent premium over Disney’s bid for the Fox properties. This move comes a day after a federal judge gave the green light to AT&T’s plans to buy Time Warner. Next steps: Disney will decide if it wants to counter Comcast’s bid. Meanwhile, both Disney and Comcast are willing to...

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By: Re/code - 7 days ago

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