| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Time Warner Cable might have its own cord cut.
Two big cable operators — Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications — are interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator, which boasts more than 1 million...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:19 AM
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| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:52 AM
It's Freebie Friday magically morphs into Shopping Saturday! I've put together a coupon-friendly edition of pre-Black Friday deals so you can get a head start on holiday shopping without the hassle of standing in line on Thanksgiving or Black Friday. I've...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Having failed in its initial effort to buy Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications now wants to take over the company's board of directors.
On Tuesday Charter announced a slate of directors it will nominate to Time Warner Cable's board at its annual...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Two prominent advertising firms are forecasting worldwide advertising growth of 5% to 6.5% next year as marketers gear up for the Winter Olympics and the World Cup.
Magna Global on Monday estimated that worldwide advertising spending would increase 6.5%...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Time Warner Cable's incoming chief executive wants to improve the pay-TV distributor's relationship with its subscribers.
Speaking Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, Rob Marcus, who succeeds Glenn Britt as chief...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if 'Bonnie & Clyde' ratings held up.
The Skinny: I was watching "Sideways" on HBO last night and remembering that when it first came out I thought it was a compelling story about two friends at the crossroads of their...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Netflix Inc. stock soared to record levels Tuesday, apparently propelled by a new analyst report predicting surprising growth in the streaming video service's international subscribers.
The stock stock rose to a high of $321.61 in early trading, after...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Riders on the Blue and Red lines won't have to brace for an Internet blackout every time they're taken underground on trips to the Loop under a Chicago Transit Authority plan, announced Thursday, to expand wireless service.
The CTA is seeking...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before another trip to the chiropractor.
The Skinny: I saw "Don Jon" on Saturday. Good stuff although a little depressing. Hope to catch "Gravity" this week. Monday's headlines include the box office recap and Nielsen's plans to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Anne Arundel County police say a 20-year-old Severn woman has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle after cell phone records indicate she was using her cell phone when the car she was driving struck a motorcycle, killing the driver....