16 hrs ago
Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Crucens mixed on proposed lane reduction along part of Idaho Avenue
Robin Zielinski Sun-NewsEmmit Brooks, owner of Goldust Recording Studio, located at 115 E. Idaho Ave., left, points out his concerns with Willie Roman, acting administrator of streets and traffic operations, on Tuesday during a public meeting discussing possible changes to lanes and striping along a section of East Idaho Avenue LAS CRUCES >> If a portion of Idaho Avenue between South Main Street and El Paseo Road drops from four lanes to three, it will happen sooner rather than later, city engineers said Tuesday. The proposal would change Idaho, from Mountain View Market west to Comcast Cable offices, from four lanes - two going west and east - to one lane eastbound and westbound, with a middle lane dedicated for left turns.
22 hrs ago
Pigeon shoot commercial deemed too graphic, scrapped by Comcast
Comcast Cable has yanked a television commercial urging an end to pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania, calling the ad spot too "graphic." The commercial, which was narrated by retired game-show host and animal rights advocate Bob Barker, was pulled just hours before it was to air on CNN, FoxNews and other cable networks, according to the international non-profit organization that produced the commercial.
23 hrs ago
Hollywood moguls boost Cuomo campaign coffers
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who added $2.1 billion to an incentive program for the movie and television industry, has collected almost $900,000 in campaign contributions from Hollywood since taking office in 2011. The New York governor, who lured NBC's "The Tonight Show" back to New York City from Los Angeles, collected $121,600 from Comcast and its NBCUniversal unit, campaign-finance records show.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Movie 'Last Weekend' offers family drama with stunning Tahoe views
The film is available in Sacramento on video on demand through Comcast, iTunes and other outlets. It also is playing at San Francisco's Vogue theater Part cinematic Lake Tahoe travelogue, part dysfunctional-family drama, the new film "Last Weekend" carried other distinctions as well when shooting began in fall 2012.
Comcast: Universal Takes Micro-Budget Approach To Win Summer And Set Up Fall Slate
Micro-budgeted films are the latest big trend in Hollywood and Universal saw big success with three of its own. The studio's fall slate includes a nice mix of potential blockbusters to-be and one of the season's buzziest Oscar contenders.
Comcast Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
Comcast was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in August. As of August 29th, there was short interest totalling 84,164,583 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the August 15th total of 79,823,542 shares, American Banking and Market News reports.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Viewpoints: Make sure Comcast provides low-income Internet access as part of merger
The digital divide remains as wide as the Central Valley for the poorest California children, but not because of a lack of interest among our low-income families. After a short news item aired on Spanish-language TV recently about an affordable home Internet offer, 2,700 calls jammed the call center – on a Friday night.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Weather Channel Talks to Banks on Options Including Sale
The buyout firms that own Weather Channel Cos. have spoken to JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Netflix: Rich Valuation But Worth Buying?
There's no doubt that Netflix has shaken up the movie rental industry, almost single-handedly forcing Blockbuster into bankruptcy. It won over the hearts of video renters by offering a flat monthly fee without late fees.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Netflix Poised to Win in Comcast Deal Clearing - House of Cards'
Comcast Corp.'s bid for Time Warner Cable Inc. may spare Netflix Inc. from having to continue paying for smooth display of "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black." Regulators weighing the merger asked Comcast about its February agreement with Netflix that requires it to pay for fast delivery over the cable provider's service.
ActiveVideo Joins RDK Community: Brings Browser in the Cloud to RDK Devices
ActiveVideo today announced that it has joined the RDK community as a licensee and to provide a cloud-based browser for delivery of HTML5-based interactive TV UX, content and applications to RDK devices. The RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment from TV service providers, including set-top boxes, gateways, and converged devices.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Comcast Now Covered by Canaccord Genuity
The firm set a "buy" rating and a $62.00 price target on the stock. Canaccord Genuity's target price would suggest a potential upside of 9.52% from the company's current price.
The Two-Front War for the Future of the Internet
To many Americans, the net neutrality controversy seems like a guillotine hovering over a fiber optic cable. They're watching as the strands of the rope unwind, jeopardizing the very thing they love - an open and accessible Internet.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Comcast's Neutral Rating Reiterated at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by Zacks in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Times
Gracenote acquires Baseline. Better video recommendations coming?
Entertainment metadata juggernaut Gracenote acquired Baseline for $50 million on Wednesday, adding to its portfolio descriptions of more than 300,000 movies and TV shows dating back to 1896.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Fresno State football: Comcast Hometown Network to air 'Dogs-Utah game
Fresno State's football game at Utah on Saturday will be televised on the Comcast Hometown Network in addition to the Pac-12 Network.
Goldman Sachs Initiates Coverage on Comcast
Shares of Comcast traded down 0.34% on Tuesday, hitting $54.535. The stock had a trading volume of 2,499,282 shares.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
NYC mayor presses Comcast
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has a beef about customer service from cable provider Comcast Corp. and its merger partner, Time Warner Cable Inc. - and unlike most people, he hast a chance to do something about it.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Comcast: Universal Looking To Get One Last Scare Out Of The Summer With 'As Above, So Below'
Universal Studios is set to unveil its final film of its 2014 summer slate this weekend with 'As Above, So Below'.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
New York Carries Big Stick in Review of Comcast Deal
In a test of state clout over megamergers, New York regulators are threatening to disrupt Comcast Corp. 's acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. unless the companies agree to costly concessions.