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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Scam That Ripped Off Comcast For Over $2-Million

The man who prosecutors say was the ringleader in a scam that ripped off Comcast for nearly $2.5-million has admitted his role in the crime in a Montgomery County courtroom.


Related Topix: Comcast, Montgomery County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

7 hrs ago | Switched

Yes, Netflix And Hulu Are Starting To Kill Cable

APRIL 08: The Comcast logo is pictured on the side of a truck sitting in a parking lot in Broomfield, Colorado, Friday, April 8, 2005.


Related Topix: Comcast, Broomfield, CO

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Franken Urges Netflix To Join Fight Against Comcast, Time Warner Cable Merger

One of the most vocal lawmakers opposing the planned merger between media giants Time Warner Cable and Comcast, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is now looking to Netflix for help bringing down the Comcast proposal.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Comcast, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

We're in a new gilded age of wealth and power similar to the first gilded age when the nation's antitrust laws were enacted.


Related Topix: Comcast, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News


Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt U.S. FCC to rewrite auction rules

A planned merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed plan.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Business News, Telecom, IT Services, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

Weyburn Review

Telecom company Rogers doles out nearly $40 million on its two CEOs in 2013

Rogers Communications doled out nearly $40 million last year paying the two executives who held the top position at the telecom company.


Related Topix: TechTV, Startups, Rogers Communication, Telecom, Rogers Communications Inc.


Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped

Two kittens are safe after they were found inside a box that was shipped from Los Angeles to a Cox Communications office near San Diego, Calif.


Related Topix: Cox Communication, Television, Telecom, Cox Communications

Comcast Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Comcast has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking reports .


Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Information Technology

Time Warner Cable Launches New Secure WiFi Hotspot Service 'TWCWiFi-Passpoint'

Cable has launched "TWCWiFi-Passpoint," a new national WiFi network that offers enhanced security while surfing the Internet on-the-go.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, NaviSite

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

A detailed list of rating actions follow... )--Health Care REIT, Inc. announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on May 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Stanley, Real Estate, Health Care Reit, Directv

News Times

Charter Communications expands in Stamford

Slightly more than a year after arriving in downtown Stamford, Charter Communications -- which entered the spotlight following a failed bid for Time Warner Cable in February -- has signed for an additional full-floor lease for 37,000 square feet at 400 Atlantic St. The fourth-largest cable operator in the United States, Charter came to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television

Myrtle Beach Online

Gadgets: Grove Dock combines natural materials with modern metals

Without knowing what was in a box I recently received in the mail, one would think it was a brick.


Related Topix: iPhone, Media, Radio, Siri, Business News

The Hartford Courant

AT&T threatens to sit out spectrum auction if FCC adopts proposed rules

AT&T Inc may decide to sit out the major upcoming U.S. auction of airwaves if the regulators adopt rules that reserve some of the spectrum for smaller carriers, the No.


Related Topix: Telecom, ATT, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

One Reason Why We Don't Quit Cable TV

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreet, Directv

US universities get big bucks to solve cybersecurity issues

During a week in which everyone seemed to be searching for answers amid revelations of the Heartbleed bug , several universities and their partners announced new efforts to explore IT security advances.


Related Topix: Prison, FEMA, US News, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, University of Memphis, Comcast

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WWE news: DirecTV and DISH drop WWE pay per views

After the WWE started the WWE Network , cable providers such as DISH and DirectTV expressed their displeasure with the fact that pay-per-views were included.


Related Topix: DISH Network, Television, Telecom

Wall Street Journal

Comcast's Enemy May Be Comcast

And why not? Even senators get the basic argument. In their cable TV businesses, their merger wouldn't reduce competition because the duo already don't compete against each other, even as they compete with a growing array of third parties, including satellite everywhere, telephone companies in numerous markets, and In their broadband business, they ... (more)


Related Topix: Comcast, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics, Cartoon Network

USA Today

Pay TV subscriptions expected to rise through 2019

Pay-TV providers saw subscriptions drop for the first time in 2013, but can look forward to growth over the next six years.


Related Topix: Comcast

The Hartford Courant

Washington Post editorial backs Comcast-TWC merger with conditions

U.S. regulators should approve the proposed $45.2 billion merger of two biggest U.S. cable providers Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, but set "clear conditions," Washington Post's editorial board said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

Comcast Short Interest Up 6.4% in March

Comcast was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 60,122,139 shares, a growth of 6.4% from the March 14th total of 56,495,523 shares, Analyst Ratings Network reports.


Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group


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