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MN-Sen: Al Franken (D) Urges Netflix To Weigh In On Comcast-TWC Deal

As you may or may not know, Senator Al Franken is a big opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger and to make his case, he's calling on Netflix to speak up against this deal: In a letter Wednesday to Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings, the senator pressed Hastings to go on record about how the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal could hurt ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Netflix, Cable & Satellite, Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Bandwidth CEO: We are not intimidated by Verizon, AT&T or Comcast

It's not exactly a secret. Interested applicants crowd around Bandwidth's booths at every job fair, and Morken, every chance he gets, touts perks such as gym access, a shared treadmill desk and, of course, great coffee .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

The Pordland Mercury

I Love Television

Guys! I need your help with something. In recent years, the explosion of the internet has introduced many new, exciting, and entertaining writers you might never have heard of otherwise.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Cable & Satellite

AmericanBankingNews.com

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 News.com reports .

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

Techworld.com

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, FEMA, US News, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, University of Memphis, Cable & Satellite

Phillymag.com

Silicon Valley Supports Comcast Merger

Forbes today runs support for the Comcast-Time Warner merger from Carl Guardino , CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a trade organization that represents more than 390 Silicon Valley employers, whose members include Apple, Google, and Goldman Sachs.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

TheStreet.com

Time Warner Cable Suitor Comcast to Disclose Political Spending

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Mozilla, Personal Finance, Retirement

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Comcast Works on Single 'SmartZone' Comms Dashboard with Zimbra

Comcast has turned to open-source software vendor Zimbra to help supply some of the technology behind the U.S. cable provider's upcoming free SmartZone communications dashboard for its broadband users.

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Related Topix: Startups, Zimbra, Cable & Satellite

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)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, 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.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

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.

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

The Washington Post

Switchboard: Heartbleed will slow the Internet, hurt Android users

'Game of Thrones' sets new Torrent swarm record. "The latest episode of Game of Thrones has broken the record for the most people sharing a file simultaneously via BitTorrent," according to TorrentFreak.

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Related Topix: BitTorrent, Startups, Google, Cable & Satellite

Examiner.com

Jim Ellis Automotive goes with Comcast

With 14 car dealerships and employing over 900 employees from the Atlanta area, the Jim Ellis Automotive Group is known for it's fair prices and customer service all over the Atlanta Metro area.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Information Technology

The Field Museum in Chicago Uses Advanced Technologies to Engage Visitors

This will not only increase energy efficiency, it will support advanced features, such as server uptime and centralized management.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite

DreadCentrol.com

FEARnet Closes its Doors

Many years ago I was taxed with the opportunity to help launch a horror-themed cable network.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Sony Pictures Entertainment

The York Daily Record

Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video

Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video

Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, Opinion

Seeking Alpha

Comcast Is A Strong Buy

Comcast's top line, bottom line and dividend growth is impressive and should continue due to its strong market footing.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers, Washington DC

Broadbandreports

Comcast Sees Huge Gains in Netflix Streaming Rankings -

Netflix has released their monthly ranking of ISP streaming video performance, and not too surprisingly Comcast has seen huge gains in the rankings after signing a new interconnection deal with Netflix back in February .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

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