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  • Wireless carriers consider ending phone subsidies

     Wireless carriers consider ending phone subsidies
    It's a perk wireless customers have come to expect: Sign up for a two-year service contract, and get a new smartphone at a deeply discounted price or sometimes even free. But the reign of cellphone subsidies could be ending as customers demand more...
  • Apple denies creating iPhone 'backdoor' for NSA, vows to defend users

    Apple denies creating iPhone 'backdoor' for NSA, vows to defend users
    Apple has released a statement denying having worked with the National Security Agency to create a "backdoor" for the government to have complete access to users' iPhones. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant issued the statement after another NSA...
  • Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America
    Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with millions of subscribers in New York and Los Angeles, has agreed to carry the news channel Al Jazeera America. The agreement, unveiled Thursday, means that the channel, owned by...
  • ABC sells out Oscars. 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff in works.

    ABC sells out Oscars. 'How I Met Your Mother' spinoff in works.
    After the coffee. Before waiting for the Great Pumpkin.  The Skinny: My Miley Cyrus costume didn't arrive in time so I guess I'll just have to stay home this Halloween and watch "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" unless one of my loyal readers...
  • A 'Fifty Shades' star is born, Kimye engaged, Netflix's surprising triumph

     A 'Fifty Shades' star is born, Kimye engaged, Netflix's surprising triumph
    Rising above the Sturm und Drang, the entertainment stories that managed to captivate Twitter and move the cultural thermometer during this past week's news cycle seemed to cohere around a thematic grouping. Call it a kind of autumnal stirring. Last...
  • 'Ender's Game' to score at box office. Tabloid trial gets tawdry.

    'Ender's Game' to score at box office. Tabloid trial gets tawdry.
    After the coffee. Before unloading the leftover candy. The Skinny: After having to get up at 5 a.m. for earnings calls the last two days (thank you, Comcast and Time Warner Cable), I got to sleep until 5:35 a.m. this morning. Boy do I feel rested! Hope...
  • Turner and HBO drive Time Warner profit up

    Turner and HBO drive Time Warner profit up
    Time Warner Inc. said its profit grew by 44% in the third quarter while revenue remained flat. The media giant, whose holdings include Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting, posted profit of $1.18 billion thanks to its cable unit as well as...
  • 'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.

    'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.
     After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing. The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
  • Cable operators offer the Filipino Channel in wake of disaster

    Cable operators offer the Filipino Channel in wake of disaster
    U.S. cable television operators -- including Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications -- are allowing more customers access to the Filipino Channel in the wake of last week's devastating Typhoon Haiyan. The channel has been providing special coverage...
  • L.A. Auto Show: LTE coming to cars in 2014

    L.A. Auto Show: LTE coming to cars in 2014
    Car markers are starting to connect vehicles directly to high-speed cellular data networks, bringing Google Streetview, Facebook and other apps directly onto on-board screens. Audi confirmed Tuesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show that the 2015 A3 will...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Car whisperer apps liberate data from vehicles

    L.A. Auto Show: Car whisperer apps liberate data from vehicles
    The brilliant brains of many new cars can share their secrets through the Internet, allowing car owners to be alerted through their smartphones about when exactly to fill up with gas, what might be causing that funky engine noise and when their children...