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  • Comcast adds video subscribers, beats Street

    (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted higher first-quarter revenue and net income on Tuesday and showed it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the cable industry. The company, whose shares...
  • Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo

    Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo
    On the same day that she issued a historically important dissent in defense of affirmative action, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor showed that she's the court's resident techie. In oral argument in the case of ABC v. Aereo, she invoked Dropbox,...
  • Dodgers' fans are at the end of their cable

    On scratchy radios they listen to Vin Scully for a mere three innings, salvaging what they can of this aberrant young season, brimming with equal amounts promise and poison. "Come on," insists frustrated Dodgers fan Gary Mandell. "We are talking about a...
  • Halfway houses spark lawsuit from neighbors

     Halfway houses spark lawsuit from neighbors
    For $150 to $350 a week, A Fresh Start Sober Living Environments Inc. promises recovering substance abusers a place to live and stay clean in the company of their peers — often in renovated homes in quiet Chicago neighborhoods. But the company's...
  • Around Town: Giving up on the Dodgers

    Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart. There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties. Remember this word. The...
  • Can Yahoo Make Big TV Shows Pay?

    With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
  • HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows

    HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows
     Some HBO shows and the Internet streaming service HBO Go will be available next month to Amazon Prime customers, the companies said on Wednesday in a move that could lure customers away from Netflix Inc. The companies said this was the first time HBO,...
  • Amazon grabs rights to stream older HBO shows

    Amazon grabs rights to stream older HBO shows
    (Reuters) - Amazon.com's streaming video service will offer some older shows from premium-cable channel HBO starting next month, a deal that intensifies both companies' competition with subscription-video service Netflix. This is the first time HBO,...
  • Time Warner Cable Risks Alienating Fans With Hardball Dodgers Negotiations

    Brass-knuckled negotiations are nothing new in the TV business. But there has traditionally been an understanding that getting the best deal shouldn't mean crippling the other side -- not out of benevolence, but simply to leave the well viable for the day...
  • Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal

    Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal
    Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
  • HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

    HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
    HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform. Among the programs  that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...