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Tuesday | Los Angeles Times
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.
Tuesday | BroadcastNewsroom
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)
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.
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.
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)
The Skinny: Once again Derek Jeter delivers in the big moment. Anyone who wasn't teary watching him playing his last All-Star game doesn't have a heart.
'Paw Paw, when am I going to stop hurting?' Court hears nine-year-old's last words as she was bleeding out when grandfather killed her and his wife during custody battle with other grandparents Teacher, 52, in critical condition after teens 'deliberately threw a rock from a highway overpass onto the windshield of her family's car' 'As long as I am ... (more)
The Department of Justice is investigating major publishing companies, and is rumored to be looking into possible behind-the-scenes collusion between the companies in regard to their negotiations with Pandora.
Verizon's FiOS fiber broadband streamed Netflix during prime time at average speeds of 1.58 Mbps in June, a 17% drop from 1.9 Mbps in the prior month.
The Skinny: If the Justice Department wants to talk to me about the media landscape as it reviews the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal I am available -- if they will cover my airfare back to D.C. Maybe throw in some Redskins tickets, too! Today's roundup includes the weekend box office report and the restructuring of Fox's TV operations.
On Verizon's public policy blog , there is a response to the Netflix buffering issue - sort of.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:38 am
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