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2 hrs ago | Duncan Banner

Sharknado 2 set to attack viewers tonight

In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie , there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud: "LOOK OUT!!" Spectacular buzz storms like these rarely hit a precise target twice, but these days, you never know.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Today, Entertainment, Television

5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

DIRECTV Latin America signs ICC License with Hansen Technologies

Hansen Technologies Limited today announced that DIRECTV Latin America has signed a 7 year license agreement for the use of Hansen's ICC Customer Care and Billing Solution for its PanAmericana division in Latin America.

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Related Topix: Directv, HSN, Retail, Apparel

9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Bulk TV Delivers Five Star HDTV Solution to The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Bulk TV & Internet , a leading provider of television solutions to hotels nationwide announces their partnership with The Umstead Hotel and Spa to provide the DIRECTV Residential Experience throughout the property's 123 guestrooms and 27 suites.

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Related Topix: Directv

9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

A Small Town in Tennessee Has The Big Cable Companies Terrified

While the nation's largest internet service providers have been making lots of noise recently, the country's fastest network has stayed quiet, just like the Tennessee town it services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Comcast

12 hrs ago | CED

Cha-ching! CoinTerra picks CenturyLink for Bitcoin mining

CenturyLink has signed a multi-megawatt data center deal with CoinTerra to host CoinTerra's rapidly growing Bitcoin-mining operations in CenturyLink's data centers.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, Economics News, Bitcoin, CPU, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Nasdaq 100 Movers: GRMN, REGN

In early trading on Wednesday, shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 8.6%.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Garmin, Telecom, Financial Markets

19 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Comcast

23 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Adjusted EBITDA was $105 million for the second quarter 2... )--CSS Industries, Inc. today announced the declaration of a quarterly dividend of fifteen cents per share on its outstanding shares of Common Stock.

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Related Topix: EXCO Resources, Energy, Startups, CSS, AMP Ltd, Insurance, Investment Services, Financial Services, Cablevision Sys, Telecom, Television

Tue Jul 29, 2014

AT&T

K+ S Relies on AT&T's Global Network

FRANKFURT, 15 July, 2014 - AT&T * and K+S have signed a five-year contract to move K+S's current network infrastructure to AT&T's single global private network.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant

The News-Star

Use of social media erodes communication skills in workplace

Amber Atkins is quickly climbing the stairs of success at CenturyLink where she immediately landed a job fresh after graduating from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Cellphones

Silicon Alley Insider

Netflix Is Now Paying AT&T So Your Videos Stream Faster

Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T in an interconnection agreement that will allow for more-reliable streaming speeds for wired broadband customers, Mashable first reported and later confirmed with AT&T .

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Related Topix: Comcast

Deadline

Netflix And AT&T Reach Interconnection Agreement

AT&T customers should start to see fewer buffering delays when they watch Netflix as a result of the new interconnection deal.

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Related Topix: Comcast

WSJ Media and Advertising

Rubicon Project Shares Jump after Earnings Results

Automated media buying is a growing area of the advertising industry that aims to help marketers make more effective media decisions and reduce their costs.

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Related Topix: Media Buying, Advertising, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Business Journal

AT&T shares hit highest price in a year

Share prices for AT&T sky rocketed to a 52-week high Tuesday, hitting figures as high as $37.48.

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Related Topix: ATT, Startups, Telecom, Versant

Deadline

FCC Chairman Blames Time Warner Cable For Dodgers TV Impasse

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has had it with the disputes that have kept most Los Angeles area pay TV customers from seeing the Dodgers - whose local TV rights are controlled by Time Warner Cable 's SportsNet LA.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Time Warner Cable

Post and Courier

Comcast restores service in Charleston County

A downed line resulted in Comcast outages in parts of Charleston County on Monday A severed cable line resulted in a 6-hour Comcast outage in parts of Charleston County on Monday, an official said today.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Charleston County, SC, Folly Beach, SC

AT&T

Breakthrough Elastic Cloud-to-Cloud Networking Unveiled by AT&T, IBM Research and ACS

DALLAS; YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y; and BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - July 29, 2014 - Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Basking Ridge, NJ, Cloud Computing

Advertising Age

Traumatized by Working at Comcast? Meet Your Therapist

Comcast just wants to move forward with its planned marriage to Time Warner Cable , but the internet has different ideas.

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Related Topix: Comcast

TheStreet.com

Jim Cramer's Take on Windstream's (WIN) Surprise Spinoff

The company applied to the IRS to spin off its copper and fiber assets into a real estate investment trust, and the IRS ruled this was acceptable.

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Related Topix: Winn Dixie Stores, Retail, Grocery, Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, REIT, Personal Finance, TheStreet

America's Network

AT&T makes San Antonio the next stop for its 1 Gig fiber-based broadband service

AT&T has made it official: San Antonio is the next stop on its 1 Gigabit fiber to the home network journey, the latest in a string of locations in Texas where the telco said it will bring the service.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Texas

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