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  • Downtown skyscraper cited for interfering with cell network

    Downtown skyscraper cited for interfering with cell network
    The owner of a downtown skyscraper has been cited for using light bulbs that are causing interference with area cellphone service, according to the Federal Communications Commission. After complaints from Verizon Wireless, commission agents visited...
  • What we can learn from a close look at Comcast's troubling past

    What we can learn from a close look at Comcast's troubling past
    Most of the coverage of Comcast's audacious acquisition bid for Time Warner Cable has glossed over its record of flouting the public interest in its quest for influence and profit.   Given the control the merger would give Comcast over the nation's...
  • Comcast plans a media powerhouse

    Comcast plans a media powerhouse
    Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S. And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal would create formidable giant
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion stock deal for Time Warner Cable would create a media juggernaut with revenue approaching $100 billion and more than 30 million customers, including more than 1.5 million in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. "We view...
  • Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.

    Comcast deal has industry buzzing. 'Lego' to finish on top again.
    After the coffee. Before checking out Season 2 of "House of Cards." The Skinny: I was so tired by the end of Thursday that I skipped a "House of Cards" screening and party in favor of coming home and watching two episodes of "Girls." Maybe that was...
  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable would expand the reach of the nation's largest residential Internet provider into one-third of America's broadband households. The digital land-grab is likely to serve as a rallying cry...
  • Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest

    Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest
    Reports are swirling around the media universe that Comcast is prepared to announce, as early as Thursday, a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for north of $45 billion. The deal would combine the nation's biggest and second-biggest cable firms. Comcast,...
  • Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval

    Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval
    Comcast Corp. expects a fight from media watchdogs over its $45.2-billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable but is confident that the sale will receive approval from lawmakers and regulators. "We believe this transaction is approvable," Comcast Chief...
  • Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'

    Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Entering the home stretch of his congressional career, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) is trying again to let the federal government regulate the Internet just enough to preserve the status quo. And...
  • Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.

    Charter plots next move. Gerwig lands plum role. Costas on DL.
    After the coffee. Before getting one of those Shia LaBeouf bags. The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's...