Monthly Archives: May 2016

Top Alibaba shareholder Softbank plans to sell $7.9 billion in stock

(Reuters) – Japanese telecommunications and internet firm Softbank Group Corp on Tuesday said it will sell at least $7.9 billion of shares in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in order to raise funds to reduce its debt. The … Continue reading

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Thoma Bravo to submit binding offer for U.S.-based Qlik -sources

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is preparing to submit a binding bid for Qlik Technologies Inc as early as Tuesday that will value the U.S. data analytics firm at as much as $2.8 billion, according to people familiar with … Continue reading

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Time Warner, Intel, Comcast Execs Join Virtual Reality 20/20 Advisory Board – Broadcasting & Cable

Time Warner, Intel, Comcast Execs Join Virtual Reality 20/20 Advisory BoardBroadcasting & CableExecs from Time Warner, Intel, Comcast Ventures, Avriss VR, MediaLink, Grey AdVentures, WPP/GroupM and Comcast Ventures have joined the Advisory Board for Virtual Reality 20/20. The board members … Continue reading

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Comcast Releases Another Batch of X1 Updates – Multichannel News

Comcast Releases Another Batch of X1 UpdatesMultichannel NewsAmong them, Comcast has rearranged the options on the Music Artist pages to pull up the most relevant features and content to customers, a move that reduces the number of clicks to playback. … Continue reading

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Canada PM Trudeau will not be punished for elbowing legislator

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not face punishment for manhandling a legislator and inadvertently elbowing another during a fracas in the House of Commons, parliamentarians decided on Tuesday. A committee examining what punishment if any to impose on Trudeau … Continue reading

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Scott D. Pierce: Comcast moving Utes to more expensive tier – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune Scott D. Pierce: Comcast moving Utes to more expensive tierSalt Lake TribuneIn a few weeks, Comcast/Xfinity subscribers are going to have to pay more to watch most Utah athletic events on the Pac-12 Networks — but don't … Continue reading

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Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $77000 in Scholarships to 60 Oregon & SW Washington High School Seniors – Business Wire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release) Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $77000 in Scholarships to 60 Oregon & SW Washington High School SeniorsBusiness Wire (press release)PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast NBCUniversal is announcing the award of approximately $77,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to … Continue reading

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Comcast can’t get “gigabit” tax break that was created for Google Fiber – Ars Technica

Ars Technica Comcast can't get “gigabit” tax break that was created for Google FiberArs TechnicaIt looked like Comcast had won a few months ago when Oregon's Public Utility Commission ruled 3-0 that Comcast's gigabit service qualifies the company for the … Continue reading

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Comcast Promotes Werner, Kotay – Multichannel News

Multichannel News Comcast Promotes Werner, KotayMultichannel NewsThat team leads the design and development of Comcast's customer-facing products, including X1, second-screen apps, and home broadband and WiFi. That organization also leads software development, systems engineering, next-generation access …Tony Werner Promoted to President, … Continue reading

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Comcast’s X1 Platform: How Is It Attracting Customers? – Market Realist

Market Realist Comcast's X1 Platform: How Is It Attracting Customers?Market RealistComcast (CMCSA) continues to roll out its X1 platform to new and existing customers. X1 is Comcast's VoD (video on demand) platform. It offers search and personalized recommendations through Comcast's … Continue reading

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Comcast’s X1 Platform: How Is It Attracting Customers? – Yahoo News

Yahoo News Comcast's X1 Platform: How Is It Attracting Customers?Yahoo NewsComcast (CMCSA) continues to roll out its X1 platform to new and existing customers. X1 is Comcast's VoD (video on demand) platform. It offers search and personalized recommendations through Comcast's … Continue reading

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Analyst Opinions on: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK) – Beacon Chronicle

Beacon Chronicle Analyst Opinions on: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP), EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK)Beacon ChronicleLast Trade: The Company closed its last session at $6.58 with the gain of 2.65%. The market capitalization of the company is $687.17 Million, with the … Continue reading

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Dismay in oil Twitterverse upon popular U.S. crude trader’s exit

Oil traders keep a low profile. Eric Rosenfeldt, who goes by the Twitter handle of Oil Merchant or @energyrosen, had attracted more than 8,000 Twitter followers for his quirky and candid opinions on the crude oil market. Rosenfeldt does not … Continue reading

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Russian watchdog again puts off decision on Google fine

Russia's state competition watchdog has again postponed a decision on a possible fine on Alphabet Inc's Google, the agency said on Tuesday. The regulator ruled last September that Google had broken the law by requiring pre-installation of certain applications on … Continue reading

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Trade of the Day: EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK) – Investorplace.com

Investorplace.com Trade of the Day: EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK)Investorplace.comStocks shot higher last week, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, in response to…well…nothing, really. There was no news catalyst on either day, or even a whiff of one in the air. Stocks … Continue reading

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