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  • Time Warner Cable and CBS reach distribution deal

    Time Warner Cable and CBS reach distribution deal
    After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. struck a distribution deal that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas. The agreement came after weeks of...
  • Time Warner Cable customers fuming as CBS blackout drags on

    Time Warner Cable customers fuming as CBS blackout drags on
    Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action. The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 and...
  • Cable One's fight with Turner Broadcasting: Inside program packaging

    Cable One's fight with Turner Broadcasting: Inside program packaging
    A dispute between Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit and a small cable operator has turned particularly nasty and is shining a brighter light on how programmers package their channels for sale to distributors. Cable One, which has 730,000...
  • Twitter makes public its secret IPO filing

    Twitter makes public its secret IPO filing
    SAN FRANCISCO — As Twitter Inc. opened itself up to public scrutiny for the first time, it did not limit itself to 140 characters — not even to 140 pages. Twitter on Thursday made public 240 pages of documents it filed secretly over the...
  • Video game maker looks forward to its own sequel

    Video game maker looks forward to its own sequel
    Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games. The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
  • Oil price gaming allegations may get another look

    Oil price gaming allegations may get another look
    SACRAMENTO — California drivers have suffered through dozens of unexpected gasoline-price spikes over the last decade, and just about every incident has spurred allegations of market manipulation and politicians' demands for investigations. But...
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...
  • Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil

    Wacky viral video: Bill Gates as Austin Powers, Ballmer as Dr. Evil
    Oh, behave, Microsoft. As the tech giant looks for a new chief executive to regain some mojo, a super-weird video of current CEO Steve Ballmer and previous CEO Bill Gates dressed up as characters from the Austin Powers movies is circulating on the...
  • Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants

     Landlords make a play for rapidly expanding tech tenants
    Los Angeles may not have the biggest collection of technology businesses in the country, but it does have some of the coolest ones and they are expanding quickly. The region's deeply rooted entertainment industry is wielding new technology to create...
  • Why box-office surprises are becoming more common

    Why box-office surprises are becoming more common
    The numbers said "Kick-Ass 2" was going to do just that. Before its theatrical release, audience tracking surveys estimated the superhero action-comedy could gross as much as $25 million its opening weekend. Instead, the sequel took in only $13...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves
    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...