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2014-03-24 16:22:38

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $55 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner because the deal "violates antitrust laws and is not in the public interest." "The consolidation of the largest cable television providers would create a media juggernaut that would stifle completion and hurt consumers who would ultimately pay higher prices...

Comcast May Bring Faster Streaming To Apple Set-Top Boxes
2014-03-24 12:42:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is reportedly in talks with cable provider Comcast to provide cable-quality streaming to an Apple-branded set-top box that will provide programming on demand to consumers. If the two companies are able to reach a deal, Comcast will beef up its streaming for customers with Apple set-top boxes that would provide content at levels seen on cable, not streamed over the Internet, The Wall Street Journal reports. This is being called...

2014-03-21 16:24:07

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Vermont Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service MONTPELIER, Vt., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program awards. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-03-19 23:02:44

FileCatalyst Direct solution enabled NBC Olympics to transfer event footage between Sochi, Russia, and Stamford, Connecticut, to facilitate remote production during its coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, selected Unlimi-Tech Software, the pioneer in accelerated file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution, as its file transfer technology for...

2014-03-18 12:34:45

Business VoiceEdge and Comcast Business Internet Help 150-Year-Old Company Keep Pace With Global Customer Demands While Accommodating an Increasingly Mobile Workforce PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Patterson Manufacturing, a Pittsburgh-based company that produces ratchets, winches, tensors and turnbuckles for the river barge industry, has selected Internet and cloud-based voice services from Comcast Business to support its...

2014-03-17 08:26:53

JOHN CUSACK, ROBERT DE NIRO AND REBECCA DA COSTA ALONG WITH CRISPIN GLOVER AND DOMINIC PURCELL STAR IN THE GRITTY NOIR THRILLER UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Cusack (Lee Daniels' The Butler, Grosse Pointe Blank), two-time Oscar(®) winner Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook, Raging Bull) and Rebecca Da Costa (Breaking at the Edge, 7 Below) star in the intense action-packed thriller The Bag Man, coming to Blu-ray((TM)), DVD and DIGITAL HD with...

2014-03-14 12:26:28

Recognized as 'Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent' for NBC 5 Anniversary Special DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 entertainment correspondent, Bobbie Wygant, has won the 2013 Gracie Award for Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent presented by the Alliance for Women In Media, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the impact of women in the media. Wygant, an NBC 5 entertainment reporter, joined then WBAP-TV as it signed-on in...

2014-03-11 16:25:03

Lifestyle, Sports, Politics, Faith, Arts, Paranormal, Science Channels to Roll-Out in the Coming Weeks/Months LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., are launching a new subscription-based online platform called TAPP, which will be home to scores of video networks built around personalities with super-fan followings. TAPP stands for "TV APP." TAPP channels will feature the...

2014-03-10 16:36:23

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired Hannon Security Services, Inc. Since 1901, Hannon Security Services, Inc. has been providing large business security solutions to clients throughout the state of Minnesota. Hannon Security Services, Inc. is considered by many to be a leader in...

2014-03-07 08:28:45

NH Customers Recognize Comcast for Reliable and Innovative Services MANCHESTER, N.H., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that the readers of New Hampshire Business Review voted to select Comcast Business as the number one telecommunications provider in the Granite State as part of the publication's Best of Business (BOB) Awards program. The New Hampshire business community recognized Comcast for its innovative voice, high-speed Internet and video services along with its...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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