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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Al Franken tells Netflix CEO to oppose Comcast-TWC deal

Senator Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, wrote a letter to the CEo of Netflix asking him to oppose the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

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

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, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

The Indianapolis Star

Operation Hire a Hoosier job fair

John Dawson , formerly with the Army's 24th and 8th Infantry Divisions, chats with Valerie Snider with Comcast, at Operation Hire a Hoosier, a job fair at the Indiana State Fairgrounds that benefits military members and veterans looking for work, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Media, US Military, US Navy

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

In this April 29, 2011 file photo, actor Paul Walker poses during the photo call of the movie "Fast and Furious 5," in Rome.

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Paul Walker, Media

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Short Interest Up 6.4% in March

Comcast was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 60,122,139 shares, a growth of 6.4% from the March 14th total of 56,495,523 shares, Analyst Ratings Network reports.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Legendary East and China Film Co. strike movie investment deal

China Film Co. Ltd., the largest film distributor in China, has invested in two forthcoming movies from Legendary Entertainment , the Burbank-based film finance and production company.

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Dark Horizons News

Universal Responds To Bond Rip-Off Lawsuit

Universal Pictures has fired back in the lawsuit filed against by James Bond franchise holders MGM and Danjaq over Universal's project "Section 6".

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WTVR Richmond

The Vivid Imagination of Author Soman Chainani

Soman Chainani has a fascination with fairy tales and he's created the series, 'The School For Good and Evil'.

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Related Topix: School For Good and Evil, Books, Media, Richmond, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ComingSoon.net

New TV Spot for Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West

Universal Pictures debuted a new TV spot for Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West during the MTV Movie Awards tonight and you can now watch it below! MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West .

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Related Topix: Media, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Apr 11, 2014

411mania.com

[VIDEO] New Clip Released From Neighbors

Universal Pictures has released a new clip from Neighbors . The clip features Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne's characters meeting the dean of the school, played by Lisa Kudrow.

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America's Network

Comcast, UConn develop security innovation center

Comcast and the University of Connecticut have entered a pact to conduct computer security analysis by creating a new Center of Excellence for Security Innovation at UConn's Storrs, Conn., campus.

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

Daily Kos

Comcast admits what everyone in a TWC/Comcast market already knows: there is no competition

Comcast's biggest reason it's citing to approve its $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is that the two companies don't compete against each other.

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Related Topix: Media, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, NaviSite, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Television, Cartoon Network, Directv

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Svengoolie introduces us to the 'Son of Frankenstein' on April 12th

This week Svengoolie brings us another story about the Frankenstein family with the 1939 Universal Pictures film "Son of Frankenstein."

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Frankenstein, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Son of Frankenstein, Media, Boris Karloff, Bride of Frankenstein, Celebrities, Bela Lugosi

Wed Apr 09, 2014

411mania.com

[Movies] Screenwriters Attached to New Timecop Reboot

The original 1994 film starred Jean-Claude Van damme and was based on the Dark Horse Comics property.

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Related Topix: Media, Dark Horse Comics, Publishing, Movies, Entertainment

Beet.TV

Viacom Sees Rise in Agency Interest in Integrated Marketing

The mindset at several media agencies has begun to shift to content marketing first, with media following from that, says Dario Spina, EVP Integrated Marketing Viacom Networks , during an interview with Beet.TV.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Native Advertising, Media, thePlatform

Dark Horizons News

Fey, Poehler Team For "The Nest"

Comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are re-teaming for a third film together, Jason Moore's comedy "The Nest" at Universal Pictures.

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The Disney Blog

Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Ambitious 5-Year Plan

The relationship between the two domestic Universal theme parks was a rocky one for a long time.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Media, Despicable Me

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Comcast Takes Time Warner Merger to Washington

Comcast and Time Warner Cable filed a merger application on Tuesday, and representatives from the firms will speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee as the companies seek approval from Washington to complete their proposed merger.

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

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Motley Fool

Sony Corp. Wants to Know: Will You Watch Movies With Ads?

There's just one catch: You'll have to bear with ads if you want to watch. Fool contributor Tim Beyers explains the implications in the following video.

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Related Topix: Media, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

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