| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Cable companies are expanding Internet access through public wireless access points to provide Wi-Fi in more places, including beaches and shopping districts.
Time Warner Cable's Wi-Fi network in Los Angeles and surrounding areas has increased to 12,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before considering a new air conditioner.
The Skinny: After writing the words News Corp. for my entire career, I now have to start writing 21st Century Fox when describing the company that houses Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Shares of U.S. cable companies rose at the end of the week on continued talk that media mogul John Malone is pushing to orchestrate a deal between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable's stock advanced 3.9% to $112.48 at the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. has tapped Michael P. Huseby, head of its Nook digital division, to be chief executive of the entire company.
Huseby, a Chicago native who was also elected to serve on the New York retailer’s board, will immediately...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Having ducked the question once, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the principles outlined in the landmark 1984 Sony Betamax ruling apply when devices in the home give way to services in the cloud.
At issue is whether Aereo, a start-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The big television networks have faced all number of challenges in recent years. But they could be done in by something called Aereo.
Most people probably haven't heard of Aereo, which has been rolling out its video service for just over a year and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Fusion, the proposed cable channel designed to target the increasingly influential population of English-speaking Latinos, is scheduled to launch Oct. 28 with a blend of news and satire shows.
The initiative is a joint venture between ABC News and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Unable to come to terms on a new distribution agreement, CBS-owned channels have gone dark on Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including Los Angeles and New York City.
In Los Angeles, the signals of KCBS-TV Channel 2 and KCAL-TV Channel 9...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Time Warner Cable subscribers who want to watch CBS programs on the network's website are out of luck as a result of the distribution fight between the two companies.
CBS makes a substantial amount of its content available on CBS.com, but it's blocking...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before preparing for a Monday without "Under the Dome."
The Skinny: I guess if you force yourself to watch something long enough sooner or later you'll start to like it a little. That appears to be happening to me with HBO's...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I need a new hairstyle.
The Skinny: While I'm not a fan of Thursday night football, I do want to see the Chiefs-Eagles game because former Eagles coach Andy Reid now coaches the Chiefs. Should be good drama....