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2014-06-30 08:26:11

Bill Helms Joins Alticast to Lead Continued Product and Technology Innovation BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast, a global partner for the delivery of media entertainment, announced today that Bill Helms has joined the company as Chief Architect and Senior Vice President of Technology. As a cable industry veteran with more than 30 patents to his name, Helms brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help Alticast continue innovating new products and...

2014-06-27 08:23:56

SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herring Networks, Inc. announced today that One America News Network ("OAN"), an emerging source for 24/7 credible national and international news, will soon be joining the channel lineup on GCI Cable across Alaska. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA99752LOGO One America News Network will join the channel lineup on GCI Cable in the cable news neighborhood on channel 64 in standard definition and on channel 703 in...

Executives For AT&T, DirecTV Questioned About Deal On Capitol Hill
2014-06-25 10:05:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson headed to Capitol Hill to convince law makers and regulators that his company's proposed $48.5 billion takeover of satellite TV provider DirecTV won't push up prices or even limit consumer choice. "It's about fueling investments that bring new and faster broadband connections to millions more Americans," Stephenson told members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing Tuesday...

FCC Finds Broadband Speeds Are Still Lacking For Some Customers
2014-06-19 09:57:56

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its latest "Measuring Broadband America" report, and it found that the nation's top ISPs are in fact generally delivering the promised speeds. However some providers are less consistent in many cases. This year's study by the FCC tested upload and download speeds of broadband services, and more importantly looked into the consistency of the speeds. The FCC looked into...

2014-06-19 08:27:11

Large Majorities Agree That Proposed Merger Will Cost Consumers YONKERS, N.Y., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Americans are opposed to the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to a new public opinion poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. The poll showed just 11 percent of the public supports the merger, 56 percent oppose, and 32 percent had no opinion. Large majorities agree that the deal will hurt consumers by leading to higher...

2014-06-16 08:26:02

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced that current Time Warner Cable SVP and Treasurer Matthew Siegel will serve as Chief Financial Officer of "SpinCo," 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. Siegel will continue to serve as Time Warner...

2014-06-11 16:29:29

Students from San Francisco and Inglewood Win $10,000 Founders Scholarships While 20 Seniors Receive New Laptop Computers at State Capitol SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast joined with hundreds of students and their families in a celebration of education on the steps of the California State Capitol today, announcing the 191 California high school seniors who have won a 2014 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship, and then presented each student attendee...

2014-06-10 12:36:31

Benjamin's Desk Selects Scalable, High-Performing Network to Give 70 Local Start-Ups 500 Mbps Speeds, Cloud-Based Voice and Streaming TV Services PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin's Desk, the Philadelphia incubator that helped launch companies like Uber and Curalate, has selected Comcast Business as its exclusive network services partner to give its start-up and entrepreneur members access to a scalable and high-performing network of Ethernet, voice and TV...

2014-06-05 16:31:01

Business tenants in Pleasanton now have a new choice for scalable, high-performance Ethernet, Internet, WiFi and advanced voice services to help improve their operations PLEASANTON, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services to companies, today announced a major expansion of its advanced network into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., providing the manufacturing,...

2014-06-04 08:21:52

WARREN, Mich., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Truckload Services, Inc. ("Universal") (NASDAQ: UACL) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Wolfe notified Universal of his intention to retire upon expiration of his employment contract with Universal at the end of this year. Universal also announced that its Board of Directors has approved the hiring of Jeff Rogers, former President of YRC Freight, to the position of Executive Vice President until the end of 2014,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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