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44 min ago | Benzinga

Upstream Supply Chain Sources Report iWatch Unlikely to be Announced at September 9 Apple Event

Apple AAPL ) is unlikely to announce the iWatch at its September 9 event and the device is unlikely to become available until 2015, reports DigiTimes .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Apple, Startups

4 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Time Warner Customers of the World Unite

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Kim Komando: Downgrade cable package; catch shows other ways to save

ANSWER: You can always downgrade to a basic cable package and grab the shows you're missing another way.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook

VentureBeat

How big telcos are smothering city-run broadband services

Above: he 400-acre Coffee County Joint Industrial Park, outside Tullahoma, Tennessee, struggles to attract businesses without high speed internet.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tullahoma, TN, Non-Profit, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Television, Charter Communications

Forbes.com

SalesforceVoice: What Is Net Neutrality? What Businesses Need To Know

Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product.

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Related Topix: Need to Know, Entertainment, Television, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cable & Satellite

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

Thanks to Netflix, Comcast's Acquisition of Time Warner Cable May Be in Jeopardy

The problem for Comcast is heavy scrutiny from regulators, and thanks to Netflix ( Comcast must walk a thin line If Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is approved, the combined company would have 30 million subscribers with a mounting presence throughout the U.S. In many areas of the country, Time Warner Cable and Comcast are the ... (more)

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

Forbes.com

Why I Am More Excited About Google's Project Loon Than Project Wing

I've been a journalist for more than 20 years writing about business one way or another.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, us Travel, Cable & Satellite, Kansas City, KS

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SiliconValley.com

DirecTV and Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3 billion this year.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Arlington, VA

MediaPost

New York Mayor: Broadband Should Be Utility

Last week, more than four dozen mayors, including Michael Nutter of Comcast's home base, Philadelphia, said they supported Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Shooting People, DC Comics

Seattle Times

Rural TV chief takes 2-by-4 to cable mergers

Couples dance at the Aug. 22 taping of "The Mollie B Polka Party" - a staple on RFD-TV - in the Medina Ballroom in Medina, Minn.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Green House Data, Expand Networks, Warner Music Group, Media, Time Warner, Television, Cartoon Network, Music

KNOE-TV Monroe

Back to school laptop bag guide

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a "fire and burn hazard."

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

The Washington Post

A former FCC chair is now advising Obama on intelligence

Just months after he left the Obama administration, former Federal Communications Commission chair Julius Genachowski is heading back into it.

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

Common Dreams

Public to FCC: Stop the Merger

Giant companies like Comcast can cause all kinds of trouble. So when they try to get even bigger, you know there's more trouble coming.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Broadbandreports

Comcast Confirms MPEG-4 Shift -

A TiVo support note first spotted by Dave Zatz is the first to highlight Comcast's looming migration away from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Directv

GigaOM

Etsy sees hope for small retailers in fight over internet fast lanes

How does the FCC's controversial plan for internet fast lanes affect small retailers? Plenty, according to Etsy.

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Related Topix: Etsy, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

ProPublica

Louisiana Coroner Concludes Handcuffed Suspect Killed Himself and More in #MuckReads Weekly

" You can 't make me understand how my son took his left hand, when he was handcuffed behind the back, and shot himself.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, MO, Cable & Satellite

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

That's according to a petition Netflix filed to the Federal Communications Commission this week in opposition to Comcast's proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable.

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

CNN

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

Netflix told the FCC that calls made to its customer support center about slow-loading videos on Comcast's network more than quadrupled late last year.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite

InfoWorld

Comcast, Marxism, and Net neutrality: Twisted words, shameless hypocrisy

In the final weeks for filing comments to the FCC on Net neutrality, the gloves have come off and the world's turned upside down.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

InfoWorld

Comcast, Marxism, and Net neutrality: Twisted words, shameless hypocrisy

Learn how connecting a Data Loss Prevention system to an access governance solution can enable organizations to make informed decisions within a proper access governance framework and appropriately evaluate and manage risk.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

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