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The 'Internet of Things' Heralds the Arrival of the Jetsons Age Your fridge may soon tell you when to buy milk

What smartphones and apps have done to connect people to the Internet wherever they go, emerging new technologies will soon connect seemingly every other object in your life (even the…

January 5, 2014, 8:46 PM EST

Comcast Pushes VOD Reruns Into the C3 Window New ODCR system will sync up ad loads across on-demand programming

In yet another move by the cable industry to measure the kind of viewing that has driven success at Netflix and Hulu, Comcast and Nielsen have joined forces to measure…

December 2, 2013, 9:47 AM EST

Will Regulators Put the Kibosh on Cable Consolidation? Charter and Comcast may compete to buy Time Warner Cable

Comcast is looking seriously at acquiring Time Warner Cable, multiple reports said earlier today, prompting rapid fluctuations in TWC's stock price, which spiked 9 percent to $132.16 a share this…

November 22, 2013, 3:52 PM EST

Can Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Revive the Music-Video Network? Digital killed the video star

The revolution is now being televised. Years after Fuse rebranded and MTV stopped playing music videos, hip-hop and fashion mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is looking to revive the business model. Earlier…

October 23, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT

Comcast NBCU Decides Against Another Media Review Business was consolidated at WPP, Publicis in 2011

Comcast NBCU has decided against putting its media business in review after talking to roster shops about that possiblity just two years after the media and entertainment giant split more…

October 16, 2013, 6:07 PM EDT

Is Netflix Looking for Cable Distribution Deals? Regional operators in the U.S. said to be among the company's targets

According to the Wall Street Journal, Netflix is on a hunt for cable distribution deals in the U.S.. to mirror the similar offerings the over-the-top service has in Europe. As set-top…

October 14, 2013, 9:21 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: The Slowskys Are Back, and This Time They Mean Business Comcast's turtles leave the house

The Slowskys are back! Wait—who are the Slowskys, you ask? They're Bill and Karolyn, the animatronic turtle couple who've been popping up in Comcast Internet ads since way back in 2006.…

October 10, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

FCC Hands Bloomberg TV Big Win in Comcast Lineup Dispute Comcast must place Bloomberg TV next to other news channels in its lineup

In a big win for Bloomberg TV, the Federal Communications Commission upheld a decision its media bureau made last year ordering Comcast to move Bloomberg TV next to other news…

September 27, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT

Some Advertisers View Al Jazeera America as Too Risky Conservative clients are balking

Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on Tuesday with both the boundless enthusiasm of the hard-core news hounds who are driving its slick, expensive content, and a branding problem as big…

August 18, 2013, 10:27 PM EDT

Comcast Signs Steve Burke to a Four-Year Contract Extension NBCUniversal boss to remain at the helm through August 2018

Comcast has extended NBCUniversal president and CEO Steve Burke’s contract through August 2018. Per terms of the new contract, which was made public in an August 16 filing with the Securities…

August 16, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

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