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  • 3 plans to save money on cable and Internet

    Last month Veronica Belmont called Comcast trying to cancel her Internet service. The "retention agent" on the other end of the line made it very, very difficult. At some point Belmont passed the phone to her husband, who began a recording that has...
  • Fairness for college athletes

    In ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. illegally restrained competition for top student football and basketball players, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken could have obliterated the last remnants of amateurism in major college sports....
  • Ed Harris Joins HBO's 'Westworld' as Key Villain

    Ed Harris is heading to TV in a villainous role. The "Apollo 13" and "The Abyss" actor has signed on to join HBO's "Westworld" in key evil role, Variety has confirmed. He joins an already-announced cast of Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright and Shannon...
  • Al Gore sues Al Jazeera America for allegedly withholding $65 million

    Former Vice President Al Gore has sued Al Jazeera America, claiming the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family has withheld $65 million of the proceeds from the sale of cable channel Current TV. Gore and his business partner, Joel Hyatt,...
  • Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships

    Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships
    More cruise ship passengers can expect Internet service like they're used to at home. Beginning this fall, passengers aboard select Royal Caribbean International ships will be able to plug into a faster satellite-based Internet service powered by global...
  • Ticked off! @ cable, bike thief

    I'm ticked off at the fact that I feel like a prisoner in my friend's home. Any time we walk outside there are three medium sized dogs that chase us back into the house. We have called the police and they came out and didn't do anything. It's mainly at...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/16 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    6:30 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tennessee at New Orleans (d.).--NFL Net. 7 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark third round (in Farso).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Swansea at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Time Warner Cable adds Pac-12 channels in Los Angeles

    Time Warner Cable adds Pac-12 channels in Los Angeles
    Just in time for the college football season, Time Warner Cable is adding five additional Pac-12 television channels to its lineup available to Los Angeles area subscribers. Time Warner Cable, Dish Network and AT&T U-Verse all currently offer Pac-12...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA ruling and the myth of the student athlete

    WASHINGTON It may take a bit longer but it seems clear that college athletics is about to change dramatically and one of the most autocratic, often overbearing institutions ever conceived might never be the same. It's about time. The NCAA with its...
  • In a first, cable companies' broadband subscriptions surpass TV subscriptions

    In a first, cable companies' broadband subscriptions surpass TV subscriptions
    For the first time ever, cable companies have more Internet broadband subscribers than TV service subscribers, a new report says. At the end of the second quarter of 2014, the top cable providers served 49,915,000 broadband subscribers compared with 49,...