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Accusations Fly In Comcast-Time Warner Merger Battle

Accusations Fly In Comcast-Time Warner Merger Battle

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The long-running and at times acrimonious debate surrounding the proposed $45.2 billion dollar bid by Comcast Corp. for Time Warner Cable Inc. has taken a new twist and the gloves appear to be...

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2014-09-29 23:14:07

Top10inaction has revealed the 10 best Internet service providers in the country. Amongst the top 10 list were Comcast, Time Warner, and AT&T. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Top10inaction, a professional product review website has revealed the 10 best Internet service providers in the country. Amongst the top 10 list were Comcast, Time Warner, and AT&T. “Many visitors of our site come to seek and choose an ISP based on their needs and we provide them with a list...

2014-09-29 23:04:40

Affinity Home Care Services, a Puget Sound-based provider of in-home care solutions for older adults, hired Seattle-based telecommunication consultancy, Caisson Technology to help it select and purchase a new business phone system this month. One of the first independent sales agencies in the northwest to sell Business VoiceEdge™ (BVE), a hosted voice service from Comcast, Caisson Technologies used its agency to get the service installation expedited and correctly managed on its...

2014-09-24 12:27:34

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson will be named Chairman of the Motion Picture Group for the new, next generation film and television studio being led by Robert Simonds, the studio announced today. Fogelson, who most recently led Universal Pictures to three of the most successful years in that studio's history, will oversee all aspects of the motion picture group for Simonds' new studio, including its production, marketing,...

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...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'