Sunday May 19
USA Network Embraces Multiplatform, 2-Screen Engagement
Showing just how far Web streaming and mobile technology have evolved, USA Network has declared itself officially platform-agnostic. From its upfront presentation on Thursday, the Comcast unit said each digital touchpoint will now offer TV Everywhere, "gamification," and real-time social TV -- all in an effort to improve viewer experiences and ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
DirecTV Said to Be Mulling Hulu Bid
DirecTV is eyeing a possible bid to acquire online video site Hulu, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Thu May 16, 2013
USA Network Bucks Twitter Trend, Revamps Own Platform
Comcast Corp.'s USA Network will launch next month a revamped version of its own social media technology, resisting an industry trend toward expanded integration with Twitter.
USA to Integrate Content and Social Chatter
Many TV networks have been partnering with Twitter to capitalize on the social media zeitgeist, but Comcast's USA Network is going rogue in the quest for cross-platform audience engagement.
Daily Dividend Report: CMCSA, COP, MMM, NOC, SWY
This afternoon, Comcast declared its quarterly dividend of 19.5 cents per share, maintaining the amount paid to shareholders last quarter.
Wed May 15, 2013
Comcast welcoming back Shore customers
Comcast Corp. plans to roll out the red carpet for customers returning to New Jersey Shore communities affected by Superstorm Sandy this summer.
Mon May 13, 2013
ABC Joins Live TV Streaming Parade
Jumping on the TV Everywhere bandwagon, the Walt Disney Co. -owned ABC Television Group will start streaming live TV shows online to pay-TV subscribers in New York and Philadelphia Tuesday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Comcast Given "Buy" Rating at Brean Murray
's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Brean Murray in a report released on Monday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.
Fri May 10, 2013
Whitney Tilson: Facebook, IAC Takeover Target Could Be the Next Netflix
Any major company -- Amazon , Comcast , Microsoft or any other firm that has an interest in content deals and millions of subscribers -- could have purchased the firm at that low rate.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)'s Skype Problems
I guess there's a limit to how much money Comcast Corporation can milk from its customers.
Rolling with Seattle's biking business execs
Ian Blaine, CEO of thePlatform, commutes by bike to his office along Seattle's Third Avenue.
Thu May 09, 2013
Smoke DZA released a free EP, going on tour
Riiiiiiiiight. Prolific Harlem rapper Smoke DZA has put out a number of solid releases in the last few years, and he returned last month with another free release, the Ringside EP.
thePlatform: Enabling Cable OTT TodayBy: Bob Wallace
Obscured by a recent fog of new service teases, overblown rumors and chest thumping proclamations was a relevant business and technology capability from video publishing giant thePlatform recently added OTT subscription services to the number of ways it enables customers to charge for their video assets .
Comcast Receives Overweight Rating from Atlantic Securities
The firm currently has a $48.00 price target on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock.
Wed May 08, 2013
Second-screen CTO Vendor Roundtable
CED's CTO roundtable has mined the thoughts of cable operator executives for years now, but this is the first iteration of a vendor CTO roundtable.
Mon May 06, 2013
thePlatform Simplifies Live Event Publishing for TV Broadcasters and...
Today, thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, introduced a single Web-based console to schedule and manage live signal acquisition and encoding, handle dynamic advertising insertion and metadata creation, and automatically archive live video broadcasts to create rapid video-on-demand ... (more)
Analyst Moves: LVS, CMCSA, GEL
This morning, Morgan Stanley increased its price target on shares of the Las Vegas Sands to $65 as Asian properties continue to drive earnings growth at the company.
Comcast Price Target Raised to $48.00 at Oppenheimer
The firm currently has an "outperform" rating on the stock. A number of other firms have also recently commented on CMCSA.
Sat May 04, 2013
Comcast Price Target Increased to $48.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Group
The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. A number of other firms have also recently commented on CMCSA.
Comcast Given New $49.00 Price Target at Janney Montgomery Scott
The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. CMCSA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports.