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Comcast's Brian Roberts kicks off INTX with 'Furious 7' explosion
Comcast's Brian Roberts kicks off INTX with 'Furious 7' explosion

Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts opened the annual cable television convention Tuesday with a demonstration of his company's new Xfinity remote control, which now recognizes voice commands. From the convention hall stage in Chicago, Roberts asked the Xfinity system to "show me the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger." Two monstrous screens behind him displayed an explosion and massive fireball consuming a house in Los Angeles, a scene from Universal Pictures' juggernaut hit "Furious 7." "That pretty much sums it up," Roberts deadpanned of his company's failed $45-billion merger. The crowd roared with approval. "We really...

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