| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Time Warner Cable might have its own cord cut.
Two big cable operators — Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications — are interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator, which boasts more than 1 million...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for American Idol's return.
The Skinny: Got caught up in "Gross Pointe Blank" last night. An underrated film! I love the shrink scenes with John Cusack and Alan Arkin. Anyway, Wednesday's roundup includes the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Charter Communications executives think Time Warner Cable is a troubled asset with bad leadership and horrible customer service and is too cheap to upgrade its Internet and video operations to better serve its subscribers.
And Charter is eager to make a...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before scheduling my cat's haircut.
The Skinny: Got home late and then had to write about the Weather Channel being officially off DirecTV (see below) which means I didn't get a chance to watch Sunday's episode of "The Good Wife."...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Charter Communications has made an offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable, a move that could spark a new round of consolidation in the telecommunications industry.
If Charter succeeds with its takeover attempt, it would be a...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Cable giant Comcast Corp. may be eyeing Time Warner Cable's New York systems so it can create its own version of Amtrak's Acela, the super fast train that takes commuters up and down the East Coast, according to a new report from Moffett/Nathanson...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Cable's toughest cowboy is saddling up again.
This year, John Malone's Colorado company, Liberty Media Corp., acquired nearly a third of the stock in Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable company.
The move came 14 years after...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...