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2014-04-26 08:20:51

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 1,500 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve twenty-one sites across the Granite State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer...

2014-04-26 08:20:48

BOSTON, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 3,500 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve twenty sites across the Commonwealth as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. Today...

2014-04-26 08:20:45

BURLINGTON, Vt., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 250 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve four sites across the Green Mountain State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort....

2014-04-26 08:20:24

BERLIN, Conn., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 650 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve eleven sites across the Nutmeg State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. Today...

2014-04-25 16:23:13

Nine partners, leaders and rising stars to be honored, including Woman of the Year, Maggie Chan Jones, Senior Vice President, North American Marketing, Level 3 Communications. DENVER, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter today announced the nine cable industry leaders that will be honored at its annual Walk of Fame event on Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Walk of Fame is recognized as a premier regional event for recognizing...

2014-04-23 16:25:22

San Francisco businesswoman and philanthropist spotlights California's leading newsmakers SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Bay Area today announced that Janet Reilly will be the host of The Mix, a monthly news magazine show premiering this Saturday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. The Mix will deliver an in-depth look at the Bay Area's biggest stories and will feature interviews with a variety of California's leading newsmakers - from actors, athletes, and CEO's to...

2014-04-22 23:03:00

TV JAPAN & TV JAPAN HD delivers premium news and entertainment 24/7. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 International Media Distribution, the leading provider of in-language television programming in the US, today announced the launch of TV JAPAN, a 24-hour Japanese channel, and TV JAPAN HD, the HD version of the network, on Charter systems in eight states. Charter TV is offering TV JAPAN for $14.99 per month, approximately $10 less than competitors including DISH Network, Verizon...

Comcast-Time Warner Deal Sparks Sharp Criticism From Netflix
2014-04-22 10:28:17

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger is still under regulatory review, Netflix has joined the ranks of those opposed to the deal. In its first-quarter letter to shareholders, Netflix's CEO said the merged company would give the cable providers too much power. In the letter to shareholders, Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings and chief financial officer David Wells expressed concern that a combined Comcast and Time Warner...

2014-04-16 16:29:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Professional Journalists today announced the recipients of the 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Awards, recognizing NBC Bay Area with three awards, the most any local television station has won in recent history. The station was honored for its coverage of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport last July along with an expose of the local district attorney's pay practices and feature reporting as...

2014-04-10 12:33:32

STORRS, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Connecticut, home to the nation's foremost center on hardware security, and Comcast today announced the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) at UConn. The center unites the expertise of researchers within UConn's existing Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) and Comcast's leadership in Internet systems security to develop robust detection systems and...


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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