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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

2 Factors Leading to the Demise of Cable TV

People have been predicting cable TV's demise for decades now. However, despite all of the gloomy projections, many companies in the cable TV industry still experience substantial revenue growth year after year.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Science / Technology, Inventions

8 hrs ago | Slashdot

The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Jason Koebler writes In the months and weeks leading up to a referendum vote that would have established a locally owned fiber network in three small Illinois cities, Comcast and SBC bombarded residents and city council members with disinformation , exaggerations, and outright lies to ensure the measure failed.

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11 hrs ago | NewsOne

Civil Rights Groups Blocking Efforts To Keep Internet Fair?

How much do you know about net neutrality ? It's a topic that we've covered extensively at NewsOne and on "NewsOne Now."

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13 hrs ago | America's Network

Comcast takes on Google, Verizon with fiber launch in Florida

Comcast may be still committed to getting as much out of its hybrid fiber coax network as it can, but the cable MSO's move to submit a proposal to build a fiber to the home network supporting 530 homes in Sun Valley, Fla., shows it has plenty of interest in fiber-based broadband services.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Google, Startups

13 hrs ago | Light Reading

Muni Utilities Take Gigabit Fight to FCC

The municipalities and municipally-owned utilities that have been successfully providing broadband services are gearing up for a long battle, determined to address demand from surrounding communities to extend their networks -- even if they have to get approval to do it one community at a time.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, US Politics, Wilson, NC, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, CenturyTel

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Hbo pushes web expansion as Bewkes seeks to fend off Murdoch

Jeff Bewkes is looking to the Internet to accelerate growth at his prized TV network, HBO, as he seeks to demonstrate to investors that Time Warner Inc. is worth more on its own than with Rupert Murdoch.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Rupert Murdoch, Cable & Satellite, Television, Universal Television Group, Publishing, DC Comics

14 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

University Of Maryland Basketball Arena Renamed Xfinity Center

The basketball arena at the University of Maryland has been renamed the Xfinity Center.

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17 hrs ago | Light Reading

Samsung Delays Tizen Smartphone Launch

Samsung has reportedly postponed the launch of its first Tizen-powered smartphone to give it more time to attract application developers for its new home-grown operating system , it announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Energy, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, Apple, Cameras

20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Universal Continues Strong Year Courtesy Of 'Lucy' And Other Small Budget Films

With the box office down 20% from last summer and the overall box office down 13% it's easy to see why movie studios may be starting to get a little nervous.

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

22 hrs ago | Philly.com

Comcast's charity extends to friends and potential foes

Comcast is proud of its philanthropy: It gives millions to help fight cancer, wire computer labs for students, sponsor youth mentoring programs, and more.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Life, Charity , US Politics, Robert Brady, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Non-Profit

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Techmeme

Behind 'GoodGoogle', a service for depleting your competitor's...

Behind "GoodGoogle", a service for depleting your competitor's AdWord budget via click fraud - Service Drains Competitors' Online Ad Budget - The longer one lurks in the Internet underground, the more difficult it becomes to ignore the harsh reality that for nearly every 5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing - In GIF form, five of the most ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Cable & Satellite

She Knows

Top 10 most expensive corporate acquisitions

A native of the storied coastal city of Charleston, South Carolina, Julie Sprankles has been a lover of words her entire life.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Charleston, SC, Biotech, SanofiSynthlabo, Cable & Satellite, Pop/Rock

SFGate

Comcast pushing new modems too hard

I received a letter from Comcast telling me that "Our records indicate that your cable modem needs to be upgraded in order to ensure you're getting the most out of your Xfinity Internet service."

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New York Daily News

A toy helicopter goes crazy on set of 'Sharknado 2'

Kari Wuhrer, Vivica Fox and Courtney Baxter were menaced; also, looking for 'Little Women: NY' and the world's most annoying Comcast employee Subtle poster art for "Sharknado 2: The Second One."

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Good News: Florists make nursing home residents happy with smiley face bouqets

Provided by Deerwood Florist Deerwood Florist employee Kathy Budner delivers a Be Happy Bouquet to a resident at the Life Care Center.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Cable & Satellite, Atlantic Beach, FL

The Heartland Institute

Silicon Valley's 6 Biggest Net Neutrality Fantasies Special Report

If Silicon Valley folks are indeed the smartest of the smart, how could they be so easily fooled on net neutrality? Summary of Silicon Valley's 6 Biggest Net Neutrality Fantasies: 1. The law and courts don't matter.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

PlanPhilly

July 25: Philly as car-free retirement colony | Radar gun fight |...

Philadelphia made TheStreet's top 5 list of cities for people looking to retire without a car .

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Cable & Satellite

Light Reading

TiVo Criticizes CableCARD Coverage

TiVo General Counsel Matt Zinn has lashed out at Light Reading's coverage of the US House of Representatives' passage of a bill that would repeal the FCC's separable security mandate, a move that could endanger the future of CableCARDs.

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Related Topix: Startups, TiVo, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Slashdot

Cable Companies: We're Afraid Netflix Will Demand Payment From ISPs

Dega704 writes While the network neutrality debate has focused primarily on whether ISPs should be able to charge companies like Netflix for faster access to consumers, cable companies are now arguing that it's really Netflix who holds the market power to charge them.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Patch.com

Hungry Cow Causes Internet Outage in Carroll County

A cow has been eating Comcast cables in Carroll County, taking out internet service for at least one Westminster resident, according to the Carroll County Times .

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Cable & Satellite, Westminster, MD, BusinessWeek

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