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

2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

GE's Continued Divestitures Provide Investor Upside

GE is at it again. It sold a 51 percent controlling stake in NBC Universal to Comcast in 2011, completed the sale of the other 49 percent in early 2013, and last year decided to spin-off part of GE Capital into Synchrony Financial .

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television

6 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Business digest: Spreckels districts hire business manager

SERVICE DISTRICTS >> Spreckels Memorial District and Spreckels Community Services Districts have hired Paul J. Ingram as business manager/board clerk.

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Related Topix: Spreckels, CA, Monterey County, CA, Media, Television, Salinas, CA

10 hrs ago | Freshnews

Comcast to Participate in Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, Jason S. Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations of Comcast Corporation , will participate in the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York City.

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

15 hrs ago | CED

AT&T to take on Comcast in Cupertino with GigaPower launch

To date, AT&T has targeted Time Warner Cable's footprint with its GigaPower network, but now it will take on Comcast when the 1-Gig service launches in Cupertino.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Media, Television, California, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bloomberg

Dodgers TV Row Fuels Unease Over Comcast-Time Warner Deal

A fee dispute between Time Warner Cable Inc. and its competitors that has left Los Angeles Dodgers games blacked out for most fans is threatening to undermine the merger of the nation's two largest cable-television companies.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Computers, Warner Bros Television

Oracle

What's New from the Oracle Marketing Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

CX Central is your hub for all things Marketing related at OpenWorld in San Francisco, September 28-October 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Bizo, Television, Media

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Strong Upside Potential, Deal Or No Deal

Potential catalyst in the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Deal would accelerate forward revenue and operating cash flow growth drivers, and be accretive to FCF within one year.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KDWN

Gore sues Al Jazeera America for unpaid millions

Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Media, Television

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Pepperell may get new cable provider this year

On Thursday, selectmen approved the transfer of control of the cable-television license of Charter Communications, Inc., to Comcast Corps.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Pepperell, MA, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Charter Communications

Kent Reporter

Kent's ShoWare Center loses marijuana trade show to larger Everett arena

Kent's city-owned ShoWare Center lost out on a potential marijuana trade show to the Comcast Arena at Everett because it's "not big enough," arena officials say.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Everett, WA, Media, Television, Snohomish County, WA, Kent, WA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Meet Comcast's Future Growth Machine

A downside to size, however, is that growth is limited, because most of the company's sales are coming from fairly mature markets.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Short Interest in Comcast Decreases By 7.2%

Shares of Comcast saw a large decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,520,983 shares, a decline of 7.2% from the July 15th total of 18,871,295 shares, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Short Interest Up 7.3% in July

Comcast was the target of a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 78,951,488 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the July 15th total of 73,561,641 shares, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports.

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

Hollywood Reporter

Rebekah Alperin Named SVP of Marketing & Communications at Universal Music Publish

Rebekah Alperin has been named senior vp of marketing and communications at Universal Music Publishing Group, moving on from a parallel position at Kobalt Music Group.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Media, Television, Business News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

CED

Univision Communications promotes Cuddihy, Rodriquez to executive team

Cuddihy, a former Comcast Spotlight exec, was named president of local media while Rodriguez was appointed chief marketing officer, effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Univision Communications, Media, Television, Marketing, Univision

Wed Aug 06, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

XLY, IBDD: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund , which added 16,500,000 units, or a 21.3% increase week over week.

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

Seeking Alpha

After Blockbuster Results, Disney's Looking Pretty... But Maybe Not As Pretty As Comcast

With sales growing in each of its segments, Disney looks poised to gain in several ways moving forward but it's possible that some of this growth is just temporary.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Will Apple's Own Content Delivery Lift Its TV Sales?

Market research firm Strategy Analytics on Tuesday said Apple's TV sales growth has slowed significantly this year in the face of increased competition from the likes of Apple's market share in OTT video streaming has dropped to 27% from 38% in 2012, says Strategy Analytics in a report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Akamai Technologies, Akamai, thePlatform, Media, Television

Seeking Alpha

Twenty-First Century Fox's 4th Quarter Looks Ready Soar

Over the past few years, the company has outperformed Disney in terms of revenue growth and both it and Comcast in terms of rising profitability.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Re/code

Comcast to Forgive Unpaid Bills for Low-Income Families Seeking Internet Access

Comcast announced plans Monday to make it easier for some low-income families to sign up for a program intended to get more kids online at home, dropping a requirement that former customers settle outstanding bills before signing up for the service.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable

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