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  1. NBC Looks To Super Bowl To Boost Ratings For Series Including 'The Voice' And 'The Blacklist'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... major studios putting on a full court press this weekend during the Super Bowl as host network NBC (a subsidiary of Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) (NASDAQ: CMCSK )) has kept five of those expensive ad spots for its own programming including one 60-second ...

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  2. HCP Has Now Earned A Prominent Position In My Retirement PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Having sold one position with a lower yield, weak business model, and a questionable future has given me enough cash to increase my income immediately. HCP Inc. announced a dividend increase for the 30th consecutive year .

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  3. "Dear A**hole Brown": Couple left furious after TV company changes name on final billRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Bum deal: A cable company has caused outrage by addressing a customer's bill to Mr A**hole Brown' After trying to cancel their contract with US internet and cable provider Comcast, the Washington couple were left stunned when they received a final statement, including the profanity. According to blogger Christopher Elliott , Lisa Brown had called the company to cancel the cable part of her bill to save cash .

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  4. Will This New Streaming Service Trounce Amazon.com?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... companies that launched VOD services and failed, including Redbox owner Outerwall and Streampix from cable operator Comcast . Amazon has tens of millions of subscribers and more than 50,000 movies and TV shows available for its Prime members to ...

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  5. New FCC definition of high-speed Internet may affect Comcast-TWC dealRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The FCC's new broadband benchmarks could make it tougher for Comcast to win the government's blessing for a merger with Time Warner Cable. The FCC's new broadband benchmarks could make it tougher for Comcast to win the government's blessing for a merger with Time Warner Cable.

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  6. Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s Blowout Quarter: $18 billion Profits And 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Apple Inc. had just reported a record breaking earnings report. The company had reported a $18 billion profits for the quarter, which was highest recorded by a company in a single quarter.

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  7. While You Were Offline: Taylor Swift Gets Hacked and Comcast Enrages the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wired

    This week, the Internet abounded with important questions: How can someone who's trademarking a random phrase not look like a villain in these days of information wants to be free? When is a Latina cartoon character not Latina? Why shouldn't you piss off Comcast? Why are error pages the hot new thing on a certain website? Does anyone care about Super Bowl ads enough to make them worth the cost? And most importantly of all, have you got what a piano-playing dog nee-eeds? The answers to all of these await you below, as we round up what you need to know about the last seven days on this wild wooly web. What Happened: Taylor Swift took on hackers.

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  8. Comcast apologizes for Wash. customer's billing name profanityRead the original story

    Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

    Comcast apologizes for Wash. customer's billing name profanity Comcast apologizes after Spokane, Wash.

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  9. Mom to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    I GREW UP in a neighborhood where even the really bad kids could be brought back in line when someone tattled on them to their moms. That's why I picked up the phone on Thursday and called the 92-year-old mother of Comcast Corporation's chairman and CEO Brian Roberts.

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  10. St. Hubert's BambieBotz girls build recycling robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... volunteer mentor, Jeanine Heck, is thrilled about - the idea that engineering can be a real-life career. Heck, a Comcast product manager, said: "My industry - cable and communication technology - is very male dominated because it is missing a ...

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  11. The New FCC Definition of Broadband Could Change Everything for ComcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    ... service. And that, in turn, is the single most important factor in whether the Department of Justice approves Comcast's $45.2 billion dollar bid to takeover Time Warner Cable. Until yesterday, Comcast was able to use the official federal definition ...

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  12. Saving Net NeutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... want and so these smaller ISPs will slowly lose customers. Thus only large companies will increase market share. Comcast, America's biggest Internet service provider, is also the country's largest cable company. There is talk that Time Warner Cable, ...

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  13. Why Cirrus Logic Dropped Over 5% Following A Blowout QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    Cirrus Logic beat analyst EPS estimates by nearly 30%, yet the day after reporting earnings, it ended down over 5% on the day. This down day also followed a yoy revenue increase of roughly 36%, coupled with stronger than anticipated guidance for the upcoming quarter.

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  14. Comcast just got a major ego boost from the FCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boy Genius

    ... considered broadband - but there has been one unexpected (and perhaps unwanted) victor as result. According to a Comcast filing from December 2014 regarding the upcoming Time Warner Cable merger , the provider noted that it would control "56.8 ...

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  15. Apple Dials Up Big Profit BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Investor's Business Daily

    Analysts expected $2.60 EPS on $67.69 bil revenue. IPhone sales soared to 74.5 mil units.

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  16. More Comcast customers write in, report name changes of "whore," "dummy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ars Technica

    As if Comcast's recent account name change to "asshole" wasn't bad enough, there are new reports of more rude names like "whore," "dummy," and "Fakoe Boz." According to the travel website BoardingArea , which first broke the story this week of the earlier vulgar naming incident, more users have written in with their own reports of Comcast naming chicanery.

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  17. Cable merger would benefit Latino communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wave

    The transaction between Comcast and Time Warner Cable has received a great deal of attention - and its share of controversy - here in California. Opponents say it will give Comcast too much power to pick winners and losers with television networks and online video providers and too much power over our local Internet service.

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  18. Momentum builds against merger as Comcast faces new hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Consumers Union

    When Comcast announced its plans almost a year ago to merge with Time Warner Cable, most industry experts said the takeover plan would almost certainly be approved by federal regulators. But now the mega merger's prospects are far from certain.

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  19. Looking Back, Sprint's Preliminary Numbers Are Not A Good Sign For InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seeking Alpha

    Initially, Sprint's 30,000 postpaid net adds in Q4 was seen as a positive, a sign that its promotions are working to attract new subs. But, now that investors know how well iPhones sold in Q4, and the performance of Sprint's competitors, 30,000 looks like a complete flop.

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  20. SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscriptionRead the original story

    Friday | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... have unspecified channels from Viacom, Scripps, Discovery Communications Inc., CBS Corp., 21st Century Fox Inc. and Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal. Sony hasn't announced the price for its service, which will initially be limited to owners of ...

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