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Users Of Comcast Public WiFi Now See Self-Promotional Comcast Ads, Raising Security Concerns

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People using public WiFi hotspots provided by Comcast are seeing ads promoting the company’s own Xfinity services. The practice comes with security concerns as it uses JavaScript, however...

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2014-09-15 08:35:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) today announced the appointment of Bonnie Hammer to the company's Board of Directors, effective September 12, 2014. An industry leader in media, network programming and branding for close to 40 years, Ms. Hammer serves as Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, where she leads NBCUniversal's entire cable entertainment portfolio including USA, Syfy, E! Entertainment, Bravo, Oxygen, Esquire Network, Sprout, Chiller and...

2014-09-12 16:25:23

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (along with its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that on September 12, 2014, its unrestricted subsidiary, CCO Safari, LLC entered into a Term Loan G senior secured credit facility pursuant to the terms of the Charter Communications Operating, LLC ("Charter Operating") Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, providing for $3.5 billion of term loans. The final maturity date of the term loans is...

2014-09-10 23:13:45

Gensler has been selected by Comcast to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia, PA. The tower is expected to be the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York City and Chicago. PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Gensler, the global design firm, announced today that Comcast has appointed the company to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Center City, Philadelphia. Gensler will be...

2014-09-09 12:35:15

Comcast Kicks Off New School Year of Internet Essentials With 46,250 California Families Enrolled SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast hosted an education-technology focused Youth Tech Summit today in Silicon Valley to kick off year four of Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband adoption initiative, and to announce that Comcast has signed up 46,250 low-income families in Northern California, or about 186,000 low-income Californians, for the program. At the...

2014-09-04 16:24:25

Media And Entertainment Industry Thought Leaders Join NAMIC To Present Conference Agenda Focused On Business Solutions, Content & Imagery And Leading & Learning NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity In Communications (NAMIC) today announced a preview of the speakers confirmed to date for the 28th Annual NAMIC Conference. Scheduled for September 16-17, 2014, the Annual NAMIC Conference will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis as part of the...

2014-09-03 23:06:36

Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, will be the featured speaker as the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School opens the seventh season of its Leaders + Legends lecture series on September 11, 2014, in Baltimore Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, will be the featured speaker as the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School opens the seventh season of its Leaders + Legends lecture series at 7:30 a.m. September 11, 2014, at the school’s...

2014-09-03 12:26:41

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the name of the new cable company that will be spun off from Comcast upon completion of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast - Charter transactions. The company referred to as "SpinCo" or "Midwest Cable LLC" will be known as GreatLand Connections Inc. "We are pleased to publicly announce the name of...

2014-08-28 20:22:13

One-Hour Special Marks the First Time Leno Hosts a Show Since 'The Tonight Show' ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNBC - the fastest growing cable network among P18-49 and P25-54 in primetime* - will premiere "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" on Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141371 Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week,...

2014-08-27 20:22:35

Phoenicia Sport to Help Launch New Network HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle multimedia network, announced today that it has retained industry pioneer Chris Lencheski to oversee the innovative new media organization's linear and digital sales initiatives. BACK9NETWORK launches nationally on DIRECTV, Sept. 29(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140734 Lencheski will lead his Phoenicia Sport team, comprised of seasoned...

2014-08-27 16:27:46

Internet Essentials Kicks Off Back to School Season in Boston with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston Region was joined today by City of Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo and Boston Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart to officially kick off Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.