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Comcast-Time Warner Deal Sparks Sharp Criticism From Netflix

Comcast-Time Warner Deal Sparks Sharp Criticism From Netflix

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger is still under regulatory review, Netflix has joined the ranks of those opposed to the deal. In its first-quarter letter to shareholders, Netflix's...

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2014-04-23 20:24:47

DENVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Revenues from core distribution channels increased 51.7% -- Total revenues increased 47.6% -- Gross profit increased 174.3% ID Watchdog, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IDW) (PINKSHEETS: IDWAF) ("ID Watchdog" or the "Company"), provider of consumer-facing identity theft protection and resolution services, today announced its results for the 4th quarter ended December 31, 2013. All amounts are in U.S. dollars. 4th Quarter 2013 Highlights: --...

2014-04-23 20:24:44

BEIJING, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) (the "Company"), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced the completion of the merger contemplated by the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated December 31, 2013 (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among the Company, ChinaEdu Holdings Limited ("Holdings") and ChinaEdu Merger Sub Limited ("Merger Sub"). As a result of the merger, the Company became a wholly owned...

2014-04-23 20:23:21

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCS Financial Corporation and Fusion Company announced today the launch of Ancilyze Technologies LLC, a new joint venture enabling health insurance distributors to integrate optimized ancillary product and service offerings into their existing healthcare distribution systems. Ancilyze's optimization capabilities easily integrate with health insurance carriers, ancillary product providers, and private exchange platforms. Ancillary products and...

2014-04-23 20:22:05

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial(®) Group Inc. ("Espial" or the "Company"), (TSX: ESP), a leader in the delivery of on-demand TV software and services, today announced its first quarter financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2014. Espial Q1 Highlights -- Q1 revenue increased 96% to a record $5.0 million from $2.5 million last year. -- Record EBITDA increased to an income of $1.3 million -- Solid shipments in Q1...

2014-04-23 20:22:03

Findings show two-thirds of U.S. adults have purchased from direct sellers LAKE DALLAS, Texas, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of adults actively engaged in buying products or services from independent sales representatives, the prevalence of direct selling is high, new research from Harris Poll shows. The study was commissioned by Direct Selling News, the industry's leading trade publication. The online survey of 2,060 U.S. adults 18 and older found that 156 million people(1),...

2014-04-23 20:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today honored innovators, creators, and defenders of intellectual property (IP) at the 2(nd) Annual IP Champions Conference in recognition of their significant contributions to promoting and protecting IP. Today's event and the 2014 awardees demonstrated the positive impact IP has on the innovative process across a diverse array of businesses, and its role in...

2014-04-23 20:21:50

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MarketReportsStore.com adds "OTT Video Market Attractiveness Index - Worldwide Country Rankings, Market Drivers and Positioning Strategies" and "Five Factors Driving OTT Video in Emerging Markets: Best Practices for Operators" research reports to its store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140423/MN11001) A new report by Pyramid Research, 'OTT Video Market Attractiveness Index: Worldwide Country Rankings, Market Drivers and...

2014-04-23 20:20:51

AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: "CLB US" and NYSE Euronext: "CLB NA") posted its most profitable first quarter in Company history. The record first quarter levels of earnings per diluted share ("EPS"), net income, and revenue were driven by year-over-year improvements for all three of the Company's operating segments. Reservoir Description and Production Enhancement operations reported record first quarter revenue, operating income, and...

2014-04-23 16:35:59

Conference call on TI website at 4:30 p.m. Central time today DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today reported first-quarter revenue of $2.98 billion, net income of $487 million and earnings per share of 44 cents. Results include a gain of $37 million, which was not included in the company's prior outlook and increased earnings by 2 cents per share, for sales of a site and other assets associated with previously announced restructuring...

2014-04-23 16:35:57

SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parametric Sound Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR) announced today that it intends to offer and sell approximately $45 million of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The offering is subject to market, regulatory and other conditions and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. Parametric Sound intends to use the net proceeds from this offering...


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