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16 min ago | Deseret News

Program provides low-income families opportunity to stay connected

Comcast executive vice president David Cohen presents a new computer to Mariana CasteNeda, who was also approved for a Comcast Internet Essentials subscription, following her remarks during a kickoff ceremony for back to school at the Glendale Community Learning Center in Salt Lake City Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Salt Lake City, UT, TV, Electronics

4 hrs ago | Freshnews

Comcast to Participate in Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Jason S. Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations of Comcast Corporation , will participate in the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York City.

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

8 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

NimbleTV Announces Chicago Launch

Groundbreaking Service Lets Cable TV Subscribers "Nimble-ize" Their TV By Putting it in the Cloud to be Watched on Any Device, Anywhere in the WorldNow Offered Free, NimbleTV Supports Chicag... /PRNewswire/ -- NimbleTV , the cloud-based TV service that finally makes "TV Everywhere" a reality, today announces its expansion in the metro region.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

12 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Dodgers TV Row Fuels Unease Over Comcast-Time Warner Deal

A fee dispute between Time Warner Cable Inc. and its competitors that has left Los Angeles Dodgers games blacked out for most fans is threatening to undermine the merger of the nation's two largest cable-television companies.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Computers, Warner Bros Television

16 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester councilors want public input on transfer of Charter license to Comcast

The City Council does not want City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. to act on the transfer of the city's cable television license from Charter Communications to Comcast Corp. until it can hold a public hearing on the matter and make a recommendation to him.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Worcester, MA, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television

Tue Aug 19, 2014

GigaOM

Netflix is now paying Time Warner Cable for direct access and faster streams

Netflix, the online streaming giant, has signed a paid peering deal with Time Warner Cable, meaning that it now has deals with the four biggest U.S. ISPs.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Internet Service Providers

Boing Boing

Copyright extortion startup wants to hijack your browser until you pay

Rightscorp, the extortion-based startup whose business-model is blackmailing Internet users over unproven accusations of infringement, made record revenues last quarter, thanks to cowardly ISPs who agreed to lock 75,000 users out of the Web until they sent Rightscorp $20-$500 in protection money.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

CBS Atlanta

This app will shut down your phone until you call your mom back

Many teenagers can withstand 10 missed calls from mom without batting an eyelash, but when you take away Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and everything else, most won't last five minutes without calling dear old mom and dad to beg for their freedom back.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Cable & Satellite

Ars Technica

Leaked Comcast employee metrics show what we figured: Sell or perish

Media attention and fallout from Comcast's viral customer service missteps continue to plague the country's largest Internet service provider.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Politico

#TPIAspen, day 2: Comcast's Cohen on what counts as 'too big' -...

LIVE FROM #TPIASPEN: WHAT'S COUNTS AS TOO BIG FOR COMCAST? - All eyes are on the Philadelphia cable giant's proposed mega-deal with Time Warner Cable, among a flurry of other recently announced or rumored telecom transactions.

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Related Topix: thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, California, Widevine Technologies

The Waterland Blog

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

"I believe television will change more in the next five years than in the last fifty," Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said in a recent Business Week interview .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, IndieFlix

JD Supra

District Court Denies Summary Judgment in Broadcast Rights Class Action

On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Southern District of New York denied motions for summary judgment filed by the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, Comcast Corp. and DirecTV LLC in suits alleging that these organizations and television providers conspired to hinder competition in television and internet sports broadcasting.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Cable & Satellite, Directv

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Light Reading

Icontrol Powers Smart Homes for Best Buy

Icontrol is ready to move beyond its cable customer base. The company has confirmed that Best Buy is using the Icontrol platform to power its new PEQ home automation service, which is launching today online and in select stores on August 31. Blogger Dave Zatz of Zatz Not Funny uncovered details on the PEQ service last week, including product ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Automation, Cameras, Apple, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Google, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung

Daily Kos

Comcast writes politician's support letter for the Comcast/Time Warner merger?

NY State Assembly Leader Joe Morelle recently sent a letter of support for the Comcast/Time Warner merger.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, US News, Liberal Political News

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, Media, Universal Pictures, Comcast

Business Journal

Jacksonville to get high-speed AT&T fiber-optic network?

Fiber-optic cable is made up of strands of optically pure glass as thin as a human hair that carry digital information at the speed of light over long distances.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Cable & Satellite

KXVO

The more Fires Amazon lights, the more its flame flickers

Amazon successfully expanded from selling books to just about everything short of houses and cars in the physical world.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Kindle, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Startups, Apple, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology

TheStreet.com

Cable Providers Now Have More Internet Customers

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Cable & Satellite

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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Staying connected to the net and getting your favorite TV channels isn't cheap. Cable rates have been rising almost 5 percent each year for a decade, but there are some ways to lower those monthly bills.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Phillymag.com

Comcast Faces California Scrutiny of Merger

California is joining New York as states that are independently reviewing the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the Latin Post reports .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable

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