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  1. Time Warner Cable Already Has Another SuitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebProNews

    The dead Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal is still warm, but Time Warner Cable already has a potential buyer who isn't wasting any time in going after the major telecommunications player. Charter, which is backed by John Malone's Liberty Broadband, could approach Time Warner Cable with a proposal soon, the people said.

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  2. Comcast abandoned bid after FCC pushbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    New York a What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV. A combination of the No.

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  3. Collapse of Comcast cable deal may chasten Wall Street, for a whileRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Comcast Corp's failed bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc is the latest muscle flex by U.S. antitrust enforcers and will likely deter chief executives from pursuing aggressive transactions as a way to spend excess cash. Comcast, which had barely convinced regulators to allow it to buy NBC Universal four years ago, folded under pressure from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice and scrapped its deal to buy its No.

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  4. Scientists figured out how many pieces of paper it would take...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A quick and dirty calculation reveals that you could print the entire internet on 136 billion pieces of standard 8-by-11 sheets of paper. Stack that many sheets of paper one on top of the other and you would get a column about 8,300 miles high! George Harwood and Evangeline Walker, students at the University of Leicester in the UK, determined this by first estimating how many pages it would take to print every Wikipedia webpage, which came out to a staggering 70,859,865 pieces of paper.

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  5. NFL scout thinks Jameis Winston is the best quarterback...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    While the debate over whether Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota should go No. 1 in the NFL Draft continues, Robert Klemko of MMQB did a good post on where the two prospects stand in the big picture .

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  6. Chris Christie's wife is leaving Wall Street ahead of his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In what may be the clearest sign yet that he intends to run for president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's just left her job on Wall Street. Multiple media outlets reported Friday that Mary Pat Christie has dropped her lucrative position at investment fund Angelo Gordon, where she earned $500,000 last year.

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  7. A simple 3-step exercise to figure out what's holding you back...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Do you have a goal that you've set aside to some dark corner, telling yourself it's not the right time or you're not up to it? Whether it's starting your own business, asking for a raise, or training for a marathon, the fear of failure can cripple you - if you let it. Tim Ferriss, the author of " The 4-Hour Workweek ," considers himself a "human guinea pig," since he's consistently pushing himself out of his comfort zone to learn new skills.

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  8. Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city. The NFL commissioner told the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday that he thinks the projects in Inglewood and Carson are "viable," and have a "great deal of potential to be successful."

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  9. Taking the abs out of Abercrombie: retailer tones down sexyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In this Aug. 12, 2008 photo, a model prepares to greet shoppers at Abercrombie & Fitch in New York. The retailer is saying goodbye to the beefcake models who greet customers at its doors.

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  10. Figures on government spending and debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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  11. Deutsche Bank Said to Have Reached Decision on Strategy ReviewRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Deutsche Bank AG management reached a decision on the lender's strategy after a seven-hour meeting on Friday, said two people with knowledge of the discussions. The company is poised to issue a statement within an hour, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks were private.

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  12. How Much Would You Pay for an Old Drug? If You Have MS, a FortuneRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Imagine Apple's first iPhone is still on sale today. Now imagine it costs many times its original price of $599, and that the price goes up every time a new, competing phone is released.

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  13. GM Pays CEO Barra $16.2 Million as She Misses Some TargetsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The first-year CEO got $1.57 million in salary, a $2.07 million performance-based cash incentive and $11.8 million in stock awards, GM said in a proxy statement Friday. The incentive pay fell $728,000 short of its potential goal.

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  14. American Defers Five Dreamliners on Global Seat-Glut ConcernRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Four of the wide-body jets will now arrive in 2017 and the other will be handed over the following year, American said Friday. American also is speeding the retirements of some older aircraft, including single-aisle Boeing MD-80s, and 757s, President Scott Kirby said.

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  15. Deutsche Bank Plans to Deconsolidate Postbank in Strategic ShiftRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Deutsche Bank AG will deconsolidate Postbank and reduce leverage in the securities unit in the lender's biggest strategic shift under current management. The bank will continue to redesign its operating and governance models to achieve greater efficiency and a more robust control environment, the Frankfurt-based company said in a statement Friday.

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  16. Biogen Drops as Profit Disappoints Amid Slow Tecfidera SalesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Earnings excluding one-time items rose to $3.82 a share from $2.47 a year earlier. Analysts had forecast $3.88 on average, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg.

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  17. Reports say Comcast to drop US$45 bil. Time Warner Cable bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The China Post

    Bloomberg News and The New York Times both said Thursday that the cable company is planning to drop the bid after pushback from regulators. They both cited unidentified people with knowledge of the matter.

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  18. Comcast Deal Would Have Promoted Media BiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    On April 24, Comcast announced that it is withdrawing its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable due to opposition from the Department of Justice and Federal Communications Commission. This is huge.

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  19. FTC Opposes AT&T's Bid To Appeal Decision In Throttling BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MediaPost

    The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T shouldn't be allowed to immediately appeal a decision that allows the agency to proceed with a lawsuit challenging the telecom's throttling practices. "The order is unlikely to be overturned on appeal, and there are thus no advantages to an immediate appeal," the FTC argues in motion papers filed on Thursday with U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen in the Northern District of California.

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  20. Tfsa changes, loonie travel and KD's new colour: Business Week WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The biggest story of the week, without a doubt, was the federal budget. But after numerous leaks of some of the bigger details ahead of time, the actual day itself was somewhat devoid of news.

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