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1 hr ago | OpenSecrets

The Comcast-FCC Revolving Door

The proposed merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner is a hotly contested issue in Congress, and angers flared again at a recent Senate hearing on the merger last week.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Democrat

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Scam That Ripped Off Comcast For Over $2-Million

The man who prosecutors say was the ringleader in a scam that ripped off Comcast for nearly $2.5-million has admitted his role in the crime in a Montgomery County courtroom.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Montgomery County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

10 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Al Franken Calls on Netflix to Oppose Comcast Merger

International Business Times reports that Sen. Al Franken - perhaps the most vocal opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner merger in Congress - is now calling on Netflix to join that opposition, sending an "impassioned" letter to Reed Hastings, CEO of the movie-streaming service.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite

Thu Apr 17, 2014

America's Network

Verizon's wireline business trails AT&T, Comcast, others, says Seeking Alpha report

Verizon has made some solid innovations to its wireline network by enhancing the FiOS product line with its Quantum TV product, which offers enhanced DVR features.

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

Benzinga

Apple Pioneered A Popular Tax Loophole Strategy And Saved Billions

Apple is known for pioneering and perfecting new technology, but investors may not be aware that the company also pioneered a popular tax strategy.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Apple, Startups

Switched

Yes, Netflix And Hulu Are Starting To Kill Cable

APRIL 08: The Comcast logo is pictured on the side of a truck sitting in a parking lot in Broomfield, Colorado, Friday, April 8, 2005.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Broomfield, CO

Christian Science Monitor

Comcast-Time Warner deal is bad for our democracy. Let's end it.

Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives, along with other executives and experts, are are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, prior to testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Examining the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger and the Impact on Consumers," earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio

VentureBeat

Comcast: Binge watching actually helps live TV ratings

The best way to hook someone into an existing series of stories is to make sure they can start from the beginning.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Seeking Alpha

Credit-Adjusted Dividend Yield: A Comcast Corporation Example

Comcast Corporation's traditional dividend yield is 1.86%, but this calculation implicitly assumes that the firm will never go bankrupt.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Financial Markets, Free Flow Power, Go Smart Solutions, Startups, Intelligent Systems, Direct Flow Medical, Financial Services, Investment Services

NewsBusters.org

Incest: NBC Shows Its Love for Parent Comcast's Merger Plan

When its parent company's planned merger made national news, NBC News turned into little more than the PR branch of Comcast.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Daily Kos

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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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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