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News on Universal Television Group (Ticker: CMCSA) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

14 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

HBO makes web push to fend off Murdoch

Jeff Bewkes is looking to the Internet to accelerate growth at his prized TV network, HBO, as he seeks to demonstrate to investors that Time Warner Inc. is worth more on its own than with Rupert Murdoch.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Rupert Murdoch, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why You Should Invest In Comcast

Comcast lost 144,000 video subscribers in the second quarter, compared to the loss of 162,000 customers a year earlier continuing the trend of improving video results.

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

WSJ Media and Advertising

Rubicon Project Shares Jump after Earnings Results

Automated media buying is a growing area of the advertising industry that aims to help marketers make more effective media decisions and reduce their costs.

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

NewsOne

Living Legends Foundation Honors Radio One Founder

As part of its 18th Annual awards celebration, the Living Legends Foundation is honoring Cathy Hughes, founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc./TV One LLC with the Icon Lifetime Achievement Award Other honorees include Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT Media & TV; Rushion McDonald, COO of Nu-Opp Inc./COO Steve Harvey Radio Network and Managing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Steve Harvey, Entertainment, Television, Media, Universal Music Publishing Group, Music

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Warszawski: Who's better than Giants? Dodgers

* While the Giants start Gregor Blanco, Adam Duvall and Dan Uggla, Andre Ethier can't even get off the Dodgers' bench.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Media, Television, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama

World Magazine

Dollars and Sense: No stock market bubble here

Earnings strong. The stock markets didn't have a lot of direction last week, although earnings reports were good.

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Related Topix: Television, Media

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Universal Continues Strong Year Courtesy Of 'Lucy' And Other Small Budget Films

With the box office down 20% from last summer and the overall box office down 13% it's easy to see why movie studios may be starting to get a little nervous.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bloomberg

HBO Pushes Web Expansion as Bewkes Battles Murdoch Bid

Jeff Bewkes is looking to the Internet to accelerate growth at his prized TV network, HBO, as he seeks to demonstrate to investors that Time Warner Inc. is worth more on its own than with Rupert Murdoch .

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Rupert Murdoch, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Television, Publishing, DC Comics

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Comcast: 'Aiming At A Sweet Spot'

Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator and Internet service provider, is sticking to its core businesses at a time when the media world is absorbing the seismic jolt of 21st Century Fox's gargantuan $80 billion offer for Time Warner.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Should You Buy Comcast, Or This Industry Peer?

We pitch two companies from the broadcasting and cable TV sector, Comcast and DIRECTV, against one another in the latest instalment of our Head-To-Head series.

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

TIME.com

Meet the Internet's Most Powerful Man

The man who wants to remake the Internet does not wear a hoodie. He just owns the cables.

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Related Topix: Television, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth

Comcast's movie studio Universal Pictures was particularly pleased with the performance of the movie "Neighbors," starring Zac Efron, left) Seth Rogan, center, and Rose Byrne, which was released in May, during the second fiscal quarter and exceeded expectations.

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Television, Orlando, FL, Entertainment

BroadcastNewsroom

Lionsgate and Comcast Partner to Create Immersive Multi-Platform Movie Experiences

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity CustomersBonus Divergent Content Designed for Digital Platforms Debuts in the Xfinity On Demand Digit... /PRNewswire/ --Lionsgate and Comcast today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences ... (more)

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

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Guidance On Time Warner Cable Deal May Drive Share Price

Management guidance pending Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable will most likely determine where the stock trades going forward.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Whisper Number: What Will Comcast's Shares Do Post-Earnings?

Comcast is expected to report earnings on Tuesday. The whisper number is 75 cents, 3 cents ahead of the analysts' estimate and showing some confidence from investors.

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

AdExchanger.com

Will SpotXchange Remain A Standalone SSP?

With video ad tech deal activity surging, independent players must decide whether to go it alone, brave the impending volatility of public markets or sell.

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Related Topix: SpotXchange, Social Software, TubeMogul, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television

CED

TWC participates in Gigabit RFI in LA

Time Warner Cable announced it was participating in the city of Los Angeles' request for information process that is targeting the development of a communitywide 1 Gigabit network that will serve area residents, businesses and city government.

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Related Topix: Television, Media

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seeking Alpha

DISH Network: Moving Ahead Despite Challenges

DISH Network has been consistently delivering decent top-line growth and the trend is expected to continue in the future due to its promising growth initiatives.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, E-Band Communications, DISH Network, Television, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Broadbandreports

Level3: Verizon Intentionally Causing Netflix Congestion -

While ISPs like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T claim that the latest round of peering and interconnection fights are just peering business as usual, Netflix and transit operators continue to accuse ISPs of anti-competitive shenanigans.

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Related Topix: Television, Media

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Elle Fanning goes make-up free as she slips into a cute pleated...

Cop is suspended for brawl with aggressive speeding driver he pulled over who turned out to be a superior officer 'trying to pull rank'... while the lieutenant is merely reassigned The Comcast service rep who REALLY doesn't want you to quit! Astounded customer records his nightmare 18 minute 'interrogation' when he phoned to cancel with cable giant ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maleficent, Elle Fanning, Media, Television, Splendora, TX

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