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2014-04-26 08:20:48

BOSTON, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 3,500 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve twenty sites across the Commonwealth as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. Today...

2014-04-26 08:20:45

BURLINGTON, Vt., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 250 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve four sites across the Green Mountain State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort....

2014-04-26 08:20:24

BERLIN, Conn., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 650 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve eleven sites across the Nutmeg State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. Today...

2014-04-25 16:23:13

Nine partners, leaders and rising stars to be honored, including Woman of the Year, Maggie Chan Jones, Senior Vice President, North American Marketing, Level 3 Communications. DENVER, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter today announced the nine cable industry leaders that will be honored at its annual Walk of Fame event on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Walk of Fame is recognized as a premier regional event for recognizing...

Net Neutrality Proposal Forthcoming From The FCC
2014-04-24 10:56:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to put forth new rules on Thursday, and this proposal marks the third attempt by the government agency to enforce “net neutrality.” This is the concept that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. The Wall Street Journal reported late on Wednesday that the plan, developed by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, could prevent broadband Internet providers including Comcast Corp.,...

2014-04-24 08:30:46

Panel Focusing on Evolving Customer Experience, to Feature Industry Leaders From Comcast, Cox, and Suddenlink ATLANTA and DENVER, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexidia, a leading provider of customer interaction analytics solutions for business transformation, and The Cable Center, the nonprofit educational arm of the cable industry, today announced they will present at The Cable Show 2014, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from April 29--May 1, 2014. Jana...

2014-04-23 08:40:26

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $3.82 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter of 2014, making it the top spender among 15 top technology and telecommunications companies, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosure forms Consumer Watchdog said today. According to lobbying disclosure forms filed this week, Comcast, which is seeking approval from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department,...

Internet Speeds Not Always Delivered As Promised
2014-04-23 07:37:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The majority of major Internet providers fail to deliver the transfer rate speeds they promise to their customers, according to data provided by broadband metrics company Ookla and its Speedtest.net service. According to the Wall Street Journal, who used the speed-testing data to analyze the Internet transfer rates of about 800 US cities and 27 service providers, the “vast majority” of companies fail to deliver the speeds that...

Comcast-Time Warner Deal Sparks Sharp Criticism From Netflix
2014-04-22 10:28:17

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 CEO said the merged company would give the cable providers too much power. In the letter to shareholders, Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings and chief financial officer David Wells expressed concern that a combined Comcast and Time Warner...

2014-04-15 16:26:47

The award-winning television program will air on TCN-The Comcast Network during the month of April. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Viewpoints Industry producers are pleased to announce April air dates for Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland. The country's capital is economically supported by the tourism industry as well as by private contracting businesses. Richmond is an area which is well-known for educational opportunities as...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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