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  • Start the Presses: Utility players on the council

    Start the Presses: Utility players on the council
    The Burbank City Council has no clothes. Mayor Dave Gordon had a chance this week to finally show the Media City that he could lead through a difficult and thorny issue: Whether to raise utility rates. He had his chance, but he blew it. To be fair,...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • T-Mobile put lots of bogus charges on customers' bills, FTC alleges

    T-Mobile put lots of bogus charges on customers' bills, FTC alleges
    Federal regulators on Tuesday accused T-Mobile of bilking customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars in third-party charges on phone bills for premium services such as flirting tips and celebrity gossip that customers never authorized. In a...
  • Ravens trade rights to Rolando McClain to Dallas Cowboys

    Ravens trade rights to Rolando McClain to Dallas Cowboys
    Middle linebacker Rolando McClain has decided that he wants to play football again but it won’t be with the Ravens. After watching McClain retire twice in a year’s span without playing a game for the team, the Ravens traded the rights to the...
  • Mayors To Consider Resolution Urging FCC to Classify Internet Like a Utility

    When the U.S. Conference of Mayors gathers in Dallas this weekend, among the many resolutions they will consider is one urging the FCC to take a controversial step as a way to establish strong net neutrality rules. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, San...
  • A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance

    A bill to ban paid prioritization by ISPs makes sense, has no chance
    Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality. Naturally, it has no chance of...
  • Burbank City Council discusses utility rates

    A week after voting against proposed water and power rate increases, the Burbank City Council on Tuesday discussed what money-saving measures could help cover millions of dollars in rising operating costs including the possibility of still raising fees,...
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • AT&T, DirecTV To Pitch Capitol Hill on Benefits of Merger

    AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
  • A few fixes for the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

    A few fixes for the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas
    There are few things in life one greets more enthusiastically than their own bed and a hot shower after Electric Daisy Carnival weekend. Pop & Hiss pulled the late shift for all three nights of the festival in Las Vegas this year. We came, we raved, we...
  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...