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  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
  • Will cable service improve?

     Will cable service improve?
    If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day. Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
  • Time Warner Cable invites you to help pay for Clayton Kershaw

    Time Warner Cable invites you to help pay for Clayton Kershaw
    My colleague Joe Flint reported this morning that SportsNet LA, the new channel that the Dodgers own but Time Warner Cable manages, hasn't struck retransmission deals yet with the pay-TV operators serving most Angelenos. The problem, according to Flint'...
  • Facebook's WhatApp Deal Preceded by Rakuten's Viber Buy

    HONG KONG - The rivalry between global internet conglomerates to get into messaging was underlined by Facebook's proposed $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. That now makes last week's purchase of rival message service Viber by Japanese giant Rakuten...
  • Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]

    Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]
    If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 575 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data...
  • New online sites help manage personal finances

    Valentine's Day, a high-dollar holiday, is just around the corner. Prom, the first college tuition payments, and a summer vacation aren't that far off. Wouldn't it be nice if the family -- teenagers included -- could tighten up the finances, sock a...
  • Seniors on the Go: Arranging travel: Making it more personal

    By now, travelers of any age realize that if they don't use online resources they have almost zero chance of finding the best travel deals on their own. But the big online travel agencies, with their "we'll find the lowest fare" mantra, are too impersonal...
  • Microsoft Names Nadella CEO, Bill Gates Replaced as Chairman

    Microsoft announced that engineering exec Satya Nadella will be its next CEO, replacing retiring chief Steve Ballmer after a nearly six-month search, and that cofounder Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board. Gates is to remain a technology...
  • Naperville sues company over smart grid website

    Naperville sues company over smart grid website
    Naperville is suing a vendor for failing to provide the city with a working ePortal website for its new smart grid electric program. The lawsuit filed on Jan. 31 states that the defendant, Calico Energy, Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., is in breach of...
  • Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees

    Art, dining feel sting of winter in degrees
    Let's start with the obvious: This has been a harsh, crummy winter, and at times just about everyone has preferred to stay indoors rather than to deal with extreme cold, snow and dicey walking or driving conditions. So it stands to follow that Netflix,...
  • CBS looks to NFL for a bigger bang on Thursday nights

    CBS is ready for some more football. Already home to a popular Sunday afternoon package of National Football League games, the network will add seven or eight Thursday night games to its strong prime-time lineup this fall. Those games had previously...