Monthly Archives: January 2016

House Rushes To Gut FCC Authority To Prevent Inquiry Into Comcast Broadband Caps – Techdirt (blog)

DSL Reports House Rushes To Gut FCC Authority To Prevent Inquiry Into Comcast Broadband CapsTechdirt (blog)Historically, the FCC has steered well clear of regulating broadband prices. Hell, for most of the last fifteen years the FCC hasn't even admitted that … Continue reading

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Comcast to hold hiring event in Palm Beach County – Palm Beach Post (blog)

Palm Beach Post (blog) Comcast to hold hiring event in Palm Beach CountyPalm Beach Post (blog)Comcast says job seekers should bring multiple copies of their resume to the event. After a presentation about sales careers at the company, hiring managers … Continue reading

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Ohio suspect hates mug shot, sends selfie to police

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – An Ohio man wanted for drunk driving, unsatisfied with his police mug shot, sent them a photo he felt was more flattering. Donald "Chip" Pugh, 45, posted a photo of himself wearing sunglasses in … Continue reading

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Factbox: Guns, terrorism top social media threads ahead of Obama address

Millions of Americans were discussing President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address on Tuesday on top social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, debating anticipated speech topics such as gun control, terrorism and healthcare. The televised speech before Congress … Continue reading

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Murdoch, Hall engagement sparks mockery on social media

The news of Rupert Murdoch's engagement to Jerry Hall sent social media into a sometimes snarky whirl on Tuesday, as Twitter users mocked the former supermodel for her plans to marry the elderly media mogul. Murdoch, 84, and Hall, the … Continue reading

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Comcast SportsNet Chicago pairs Binny’s Beverage with local sports hero Joe Maddon – Chicago Business Journal

Chicago Business Journal Comcast SportsNet Chicago pairs Binny's Beverage with local sports hero Joe MaddonChicago Business JournalThe Chicago Cubs were one of the city's biggest feel-good stories of 2015. So, of course, in its ongoing effort to help weather-challenged Chicagoans … Continue reading

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Goodie: Time to celebrate MLK’s legacy – East Valley Tribune

East Valley Tribune Goodie: Time to celebrate MLK's legacyEast Valley Tribune… along with all the Mesa MLK committee members, please come out and join us for this celebration weekend to enjoy, reflect and live the dream and legacy of Dr. … Continue reading

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Fantasy sports industry criticizes proposed Massachusetts limits

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Efforts by Massachusetts to ban people under 21 from playing paid fantasy sports games and to stop companies from promoting the games on college campuses drew fire on Tuesday from the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar industry. … Continue reading

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Comcast Business builds 10G fiber network to serve Huntsville, Ala. business … – FierceTelecom

Comcast Business builds 10G fiber network to serve Huntsville, Ala. business …FierceTelecomComcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) plans to give Huntsville, Ala., businesses a new option for fiber-based services with a 10 Gbps-capable fiber network. Local businesses and government entities will be able … Continue reading

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Why Is Comcast Interrupting My Web-Browsing To Upsell Me On A New Modem? – The Consumerist

The Consumerist Why Is Comcast Interrupting My Web-Browsing To Upsell Me On A New Modem?The ConsumeristConsumerist reader and Comcast customer “BB” says that the cable company upgraded the network in his area in recent months, and has been writing and … Continue reading

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EarthLink Builds Smarter Networks at NRF 2016 – Nasdaq

EarthLink Builds Smarter Networks at NRF 2016NasdaqATLANTA, Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp.) (NASDAQ:ELNK) a leading provider of managed network, security and cloud solutions for multi-location businesses announced today that it will exhibit at the 2016 …and … Continue reading

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Comcast Foundation Awards Nearly $245000 in 2015 to Nonprofits in Utah – Business Wire (press release)

Comcast Foundation Awards Nearly $245000 in 2015 to Nonprofits in UtahBusiness Wire (press release)SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Comcast Foundation announced today that it has awarded nearly $245,000 in grants to 7 nonprofit organizations in Utah in 2015. The grants support … Continue reading

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Skyscanner says Khazanah, Yahoo Japan among new investors in company

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Travel search engine Skyscanner said Malaysia's sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional, Yahoo Japan Corp and three other companies would jointly invest about 128 million pounds ($185.9 million) in the company. Fund manager Artemis, investment groups Baillie Gifford … Continue reading

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Vandal cuts Comcast service to Buffalo Grove customers – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Vandal cuts Comcast service to Buffalo Grove customersChicago TribuneIn an act local police say they haven't seen before, vandals caused a loss of Internet and cable signals for one Buffalo Grove neighborhood last month. The media giant Comcast … Continue reading

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Fantasy sports sites allowed to operate in New York during appeal

By Suzanne Barlyn and John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – Leading daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings will be allowed to keep operating in New York while they battle the state's attorney general, who wants them shut down there, … Continue reading

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