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2014-03-24 23:01:42

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Apple and Comcast are talking about working together to bring streaming television to the end user, says USA Today, Mar. 24. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Apple TV has been on the cusp for so many years it’s beginning to get a five o’clock shadow,” says Tech analyst Jeff Kagan. “Traditionally Apple shakes up an...

2014-03-24 16:22:38

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $55 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner because the deal "violates antitrust laws and is not in the public interest." "The consolidation of the largest cable television providers would create a media juggernaut that would stifle completion and hurt consumers who would ultimately pay higher prices...

Comcast May Bring Faster Streaming To Apple Set-Top Boxes
2014-03-24 12:42:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is reportedly in talks with cable provider Comcast to provide cable-quality streaming to an Apple-branded set-top box that will provide programming on demand to consumers. If the two companies are able to reach a deal, Comcast will beef up its streaming for customers with Apple set-top boxes that would provide content at levels seen on cable, not streamed over the Internet, The Wall Street Journal reports. This is being called...

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...

2014-03-21 12:26:15

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cogent Communications Group, Inc. CEO Dave Schaeffer offered to resolve the impasse between Cogent and major telephone and cable companies (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable) over upgrading the connections necessary to exchange Internet traffic, including streaming video traffic like Netflix, by paying the capital cost required for these companies to upgrade the connections (as well as Cogent's own costs) to ensure...

Netflix's Reed Hastings Calls For A Stronger Form Of Net Neutrality
2014-03-21 11:16:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday Netflix CEO Reed Hastings called for a “stronger form of net neutrality” on the company’s official blog. This posting followed a peering agreement that Netflix entered into with cable provider Comcast to improve the service that customers will receive. This also followed last month’s statement by Netflix that speeds from Internet Service Providers (ISP) had not dipped significantly – even as a court decision has...

2014-03-21 08:28:12

Partnership Expands iControl's Ecosystem of Inter-Connected Lifestyle Devices and Apps REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, has partnered with Samsung as a featured app developer for the newly-announced Samsung Gear 2. Available in mid-2014, iControl's app for the Gear 2 will give consumers worldwide another convenient way to communicate with their homes at all times. iControl-powered connected...

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...

2014-03-07 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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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