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  • Comcast renews NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke to 2018

    Comcast renews NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke to 2018
    Comcast Corp. has increased the salary of NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke and extended his tenure through August 2018.  The Philadelphia-based cable TV giant on Friday said it has extended Burke's employment contract for five years and provided...
  • Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus

     Shake-up at NBCUniversal reflects foreign focus
    In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
  • BofA, Alcoa and HP are ousted from Dow Jones index

    BofA, Alcoa and HP are ousted from Dow Jones index
    NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players. Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke says NBC lags in profitability

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke says NBC lags in profitability
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said Comcast Corp. inherited a media company that was an industry laggard in key financial measures, particularly at the NBC broadcast network. The NBC broadcast network earns $500 million to $1 billion less each...
  • Judge rules against 'megaloads' of tar sands equipment in Idaho

    Judge rules against 'megaloads' of tar sands equipment in Idaho
    A federal judge has ruled that the massive hauls of equipment bound for the Canadian oil tar sands cannot use a narrow highway that runs through forested areas and Nez Perce tribal lands in Idaho. Judge Lynn Winmill granted an injunction Thursday that...
  • NBCUniversal taste maker Lauren Zalaznick to leave

    NBCUniversal taste maker Lauren Zalaznick to leave
    Lauren Zalaznick -- one of NBCUniversal's most high-profile programming executives who put the cable channel Bravo on the cultural map a decade ago -- is leaving the media company. The move comes as NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke continues...
  • 'Meatballs' reigns. Houston sports channel goes bust. Zalaznick out.

    'Meatballs' reigns. Houston sports channel goes bust. Zalaznick out.
    After the coffee. Before over-analyzing the end of "Breaking Bad." The Skinny: I was all set to see "Don Jon" on Sunday but the ArcLight in Hollywood had other plans and canceled the early afternoon screening in the dome. A text or an email might...
  • Fullscreen launches platform for monetizing YouTube videos

    Fullscreen launches platform for monetizing YouTube videos
    Fullscreen, a digital media company with one of the biggest channels on YouTube, has helped build followings for five-second films and a dubstep violinist, and now it’s doing more to help creative types make money. The Culver City company, founded...
  • Jack Welch tweets support for Jamie Dimon

    Jack Welch tweets support for Jamie Dimon
    Jack Welch is throwing his support — such as it is — behind Jamie Dimon, the embattled leader of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Dimon is scrambling to hang on to the chairmanship of his company in the aftermath of an embarrassing trading mishap by the...
  • Stanford Ovshinsky dies at 89; inventor founded new field of electronics

     Stanford Ovshinsky dies at 89; inventor founded new field of electronics
    Stanford Ovshinsky was not a household name like Thomas Edison or Albert Einstein, but he was often compared to them, for good reason. He invented the nickel-metal hydride battery, which has powered high-tech items such as cellphones, laptop computers...
  • Yvonne Brill dies at 88; developed revolutionary propulsion system

    Yvonne Brill dies at 88; developed revolutionary propulsion system
    Pioneering rocket scientist Yvonne Brill often referred to herself as an "only" — as in the sole woman in the room at a time when female scientists and engineers were exceedingly few. Brill began her career in 1945 and eventually developed a...