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2014-09-22 16:25:55

Comcast Has Now Connected More Than 1.4 million Americans, Including 29,700 Low-Income Marylanders, to Internet at Home BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today hosted a special event at Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) in Baltimore to help raise awareness about the importance of closing the digital divide and kick off the fourth year of Internet Essentials, the company's innovative broadband adoption program. Also announced at the event was the extension of the Internet...

2014-09-18 12:35:33

Comcast mandates new measures designed to reduce water use in California by 10 million gallons per year as part of a broader resource-conservation effort LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that it has introduced a number of water-saving efforts in California with the goal of reducing water use by 10 million gallons annually - or 25 percent - in response to California's growing water crisis. Comcast began implementing improved sustainability...

2014-09-18 08:27:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamly, the content & social network for TV today announced the promotion of Jennifer Kavanagh, former SVP of Marketing & Partnerships to EVP, US General Manager. In her new role, Kavanagh will be responsible for all aspects of the US business including cross platform growth, monetization and interactive content syndication. She will continue reporting to Jason Forbes, Beamly's global CEO. "Jen has played an instrumental role in...

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...

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2014-09-10 04:23:23

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 the service provider claims the notifications are a “courtesy” to let users know they are connected to Comcast. Comcast spokesman Charlie Douglas told Ars Technica that the program began “months ago,” and serves two purposes. One is to make...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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