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HBO's John Oliver Breaks FCC Website With Net Neutrality Plea
2014-06-03 13:19:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instead of just "reporting" – or perhaps "mocking" – the news on the HBO series Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, the comedian made headlines on Tuesday for his rant about the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) 120-day public comment period over proposed net neutrality regulations. Apparently the viewers listened and he reportedly brought down the FCC's comments site! It may be hard to believe that what was just a...

2014-06-02 16:23:38

PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FILM SCHEDULE, INCLUDES THE KARATE KID and A SOLDIER'S STORY WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HBO and Comcast are proud to announce the return of a favorite Washington summertime tradition, Screen on the Green. Marking its 16(th) year, the festival will kick-off July 21st with the 1984 classic "THE KARATE KID." The free outdoor event will continue with screenings each Monday evening at sunset through August 11th. Each movie will be shown on a giant 20' by...

2014-05-30 23:11:45

Cablefax will honor the winners, honorable mentions and Sales Hall of Fame inductees at an awards breakfast on June 10 in New York City. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cablefax announces the finalists of The FAXIES and Sales Executive of the Year Awards. The winners and honorable mentions of this program will be saluted at an Awards Breakfast on June 10, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. More Information The FAXIES Awards honor the most...

2014-05-28 16:24:23

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior executives in television, technology, finance and advertising will gather on Wednesday, June 11 at the Business of Multiplatform TV Summit to attend keynote interviews and panel discussions featuring leaders in multichannel programming, investment and sponsorship. Showtime Networks' Chairman and CEO Matt Blank will set the tone for the day-long conference as the Opening Keynote. The Summit will be presented by three of the industry's premier...

2014-05-27 12:37:53

Graduating High School Seniors Recognized for Academic Achievement and Community Service CONCORD, N.H., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2014 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills,...

2014-05-22 23:10:51

Total Communications, Incorporated, a regional leader in business IT and communication technology, announces the acquisition of the voice and data division of Business Electronics, Incorporated (BEI) of Cheshire, Connecticut. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Total Communications, Incorporated, a regional leader in business IT and communication technology, today announced the acquisition of the voice and data division of Business Electronics, Incorporated (BEI) of Cheshire,...

2014-05-22 23:04:19

AT&T DirecTV, Comcast Time Warner Cable, Sprint T-Mobile are signs the next merger wave is beginning, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The busiest merger season in a decade may be beginning once again for wireless, telecom, cable TV, satellite TV and Broadband is gearing up, says Money on CNN, May 14. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “I have been a Technology Industry Analyst for roughly 30 years, and I have seen several...

2014-05-21 16:26:20

Special Features Include Data From Rentrak, New Research From Viacom, Olympics Case Study, Branded Entertainment and New Multichannel Networks NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of content in a changing on demand business is the focus of the 6(th) annual On Demand Summit, to be presented tomorrow, May 22nd at Convene Conference Center located at 730 Third Avenue, 17(th) floor, at East 45(th) Street in New York City. Doors open at 8 a.m. The program begins at 9...

Time Warner, Comcast Top The Heap Of Most Hated US Companies
2014-05-20 13:10:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some might say it is a match made in heaven. While the merger between the nation's number one and two cable companies is still far from a done deal, on Tuesday Comcast and Time Warner Cable were named the most hated companies in America. According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, which is put out quarterly by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and is often considered the most comprehensive customer...

2014-05-20 12:39:40

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Connecticut Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 44 Connecticut high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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