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The Motley Fool
Welcome to the United States of Comcast
What does all this wheeling and dealing mean for shareholders of the company? Is the media conglomerate getting ahead of itself or are things just beginning to take off for Comcast? Comcast: coming to a home near you! With a market capitalization of $135 billion and roughly 19 million managed subscribers, Comcast is one of the largest companies in ... (more)
The New York Observer
Scott Havens Leaving Atlantic Media for Time Inc
Atlantic Media President M. Scott Havens is leaving for Time, Inc., where he will be the senior vice president of the digital, Atlantic Media chairman and CEO David Bradley announced today in an email, followed by Time Inc.'s own announcement.
Time Inc teams with Google for programmatic exchange
Time Inc, the parent company of IPC Media, is launching a single global programmatic buying exchange for all of its titles, using Google's programmatic platform.
Facebook snaps up WhatsApp in $19b deal
Facebook on Wednesday agreed to purchase mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for as much as $19 billion in cash and stock, the biggest internet acquisition in more than a decade.
The Comcast-Time Warner Merger Threatens Democracy
Comcast has announced it intends to merge with Time Warner Cable, joining together the largest and second-largest cable and broadband providers in the country.
HLN Chief Albie Hecht Says He's Done Canceling Shows, Wants 'Daily Show'-Esque Program
The former MTV executive says he is now rebuilding the cable news network known for sensational trials into a destination for the social media generation.
Schumer Recuses Himself From Comcast-Time Warner Deal Scrutiny
Congress will soon dissect Comcast Corp.'s planned acquisition of rival Time Warner Cable Inc., but Sen. Charles Schumer will watch from the sidelines.
Comcast's Takeover of Time Warner Provides New York with a High Speed ...
One of the most obvious among the implications in the $45 billion buyout will mean that overnight, Comcast will become the top cable provider and ISP in the United States' largest city.
Comcast commits to preserving local Time Warner jobs, call center
Following news of its intention to purchase Time Warner Cable, Comcast says it will preserve all roughly 1,000 jobs in Western New York and move forward with a planned call center in the City of Buffalo.
Comcast, Time Warner Deal An Attention Magnet
Given the widely held perception that the industry already lacks competition, the proposed merger of the two largest U.S. cable companies announced Thursday is certain to draw intense scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and consumer groups.