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Comcast: Universal Looking To Get One Last Scare Out Of The Summer With 'As Above, So Below'

Universal Studios is set to unveil its final film of its 2014 summer slate this weekend with 'As Above, So Below'.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Netflix's Battle For Net Neutrality

Since Reed Hastings, Co-founder and CEO of Netflix , dreamed up the idea of an online video rental service after being charged $40 in late fees for Apollo 13, Netflix has revolutionized the movie rental industry making dinosaurs like Blockbuster go extinct.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Stanley, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

On TWC-Comcast merger, de Blasio urges FCC to force conditions for approval

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to force Time Warner Cable and Comcast to abide by several conditions before they're allowed to merge.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins Sells 8,996 Shares

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins sold 8,996 shares of Comcast stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 21st.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Comcast has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-one brokerages that are presently covering the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports .

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Benzinga

What's Next As More Consumers Shift From Cable TV To The Internet?

An important electronic milestone was reached in June. It underscored the ongoing seismic shift in how most consumers now get their news, information and entertainment.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

GE's Continued Divestitures Provide Investor Upside

GE is at it again. It sold a 51 percent controlling stake in NBC Universal to Comcast in 2011, completed the sale of the other 49 percent in early 2013, and last year decided to spin-off part of GE Capital into Synchrony Financial .

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Freshnews

Comcast to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investor Conference

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation , will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, CA.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Benzinga

5 Improvements Cable Needs To Survive

"That's been the industry trend," Albert Fried & Company analyst Rich Tullo told Benzinga.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, AMC Entertainment, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Quantifying World Cup Impact - What Twitter Could Learn From Comcast

Going into Q2 earnings, I expected Twitter to show the World Cup impact in a similar manner that Comcast showed the impact of the Olympics on its Q1 2014 results.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Strong Upside Potential, Deal Or No Deal

Potential catalyst in the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Deal would accelerate forward revenue and operating cash flow growth drivers, and be accretive to FCF within one year.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Meet Comcast's Future Growth Machine

A downside to size, however, is that growth is limited, because most of the company's sales are coming from fairly mature markets.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Short Interest in Comcast Decreases By 7.2%

Shares of Comcast saw a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,520,983 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the July 15th total of 18,871,295 shares, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Short Interest Up 7.3% in July

Comcast was the target of a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 78,951,488 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the July 15th total of 73,561,641 shares, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

XLY, IBDD: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund , which added 16,500,000 units, or a 21.3% increase week over week.

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

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After Blockbuster Results, Disney's Looking Pretty... But Maybe Not As Pretty As Comcast

With sales growing in each of its segments, Disney looks poised to gain in several ways moving forward but it's possible that some of this growth is just temporary.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Twenty-First Century Fox's 4th Quarter Looks Ready Soar

Over the past few years, the company has outperformed Disney in terms of revenue growth and both it and Comcast in terms of rising profitability.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Universal Looks To 'Get On Up' To End 3-Week Release Spree On A High Note

Like the "The Purge: Anarchy" and "Lucy," "Get On Up" doesn't come with a high price tag and is expected to do well.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Apple's CDN Now Live: Has Paid Deals With ISPs, Massive Capacity In Place

Since last year, Apple has been hard at work building out their own CDN and now those efforts are paying off.

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Related Topix: Level 3 Communications, Apple, Startups, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, thePlatform

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