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Hulu Plus Inks Deal With NBC Universal For Streaming Rights
2014-04-02 13:15:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday video streaming service Hulu announced that it now has the exclusive rights to past seasons of several popular TV shows through a new multiyear deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal. The Wall Street Journal reported that this is the latest in a series of deals that the streaming video service has made as it takes on arch-rivals Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. The agreement, which is to be made official on Wednesday,...

2014-04-01 08:25:30

Customers Can Now Watch DVR Recordings on Devices in the Home And Download Recorded Content to Take On-The-Go PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming TV to new Xfinity TV customers in the company's Freedom Region serving greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings over Comcast's managed IP network on...

2014-03-26 12:33:43

Annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Leadership Skills, Academic Achievement and Commitment to Community Service BALTIMORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast...

2014-03-26 08:25:02

LONGMONT, Colo., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the Comcast Foundation has donated $2 million in airtime on Comcast's Xfinity cable TV system to run First Nations' public service announcements (PSAs) during June and July 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140212/DC63440LOGO This is the second year that the Comcast Foundation has made a significant contribution of broadcast time for First Nations'...

2014-03-21 16:24:07

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Vermont Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service MONTPELIER, Vt., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program awards. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-03-20 16:25:28

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton's 'INSIDE NO. 9' Headlines a Bloody Good Roster that Includes 'WATCH WITH MOTHER', 'S.O.S.', and the FEARNET Fan-Favorite 'PSYCHOVILLE' SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FEARNET launches into April with the "Twisted Comedy" block--a special week-long event airing midnight to 2 a.m. ET from Tuesday, April 1 through Saturday, April 5. The "Twisted Comedy" block is a celebration of dark and depraved humor from our Neighbors to...

2014-03-18 12:34:45

Business VoiceEdge and Comcast Business Internet Help 150-Year-Old Company Keep Pace With Global Customer Demands While Accommodating an Increasingly Mobile Workforce PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Patterson Manufacturing, a Pittsburgh-based company that produces ratchets, winches, tensors and turnbuckles for the river barge industry, has selected Internet and cloud-based voice services from Comcast Business to support its...

2014-03-17 08:32:40

PHOENIX, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com released the latest insider trading research for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG), Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI), and FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL). US stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report by...

2014-03-11 08:21:45

MIRAMAR, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another industry first, MTN Communications (MTN) is launching "MTN OceanCast." MTN OceanCast is the only high-definition (HD) system for live streaming of events from any maritime vessel offering simple, cost effective and potentially profitable end-to-end program management. MTN OceanCast enables concerts, sports tournaments, celebrity interviews, educational sessions, charter voyage events, or even unplanned emergencies to be...

2014-03-07 08:28:45

NH Customers Recognize Comcast for Reliable and Innovative Services MANCHESTER, N.H., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that the readers of New Hampshire Business Review voted to select Comcast Business as the number one telecommunications provider in the Granite State as part of the publication's Best of Business (BOB) Awards program. The New Hampshire business community recognized Comcast for its innovative voice, high-speed Internet and video services along with its...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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