Tag: comcast

by Julie Keck

1. Will Comcast Get Justice Dept.’s OK To Buy Time Warner? (Mark Memmott / NPR) 2. [VID] Steinberg: Buzzfeed getting 100 million monthly views on YouTube (Beet.TV) 3. Here’s what the new Apple TV could look like (Hint: Check your iPad) (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Disney & Techstars to launch accelerator program for media, entertainment [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix ISP rankings show Verizon and Comcast speeds falling (Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOm) 2. Feb. 11 Is ‘The Day We Fight Back’ against NSA surveillance (Alexis Kleinman / Huffington Post) 3. Old media outlets collude with politicians to punish media startups (David Sirota / PandoDaily) 4. Hulu signs CBS deal to bring 2,600 new [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon considering online pay-TV service (Amol Sharma, Shalini Ramachandran &  Don Clark / Wall Street Journal) 2. EveryBlock to be resurrected in Chicago (Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune) 3. Capital N.Y. is rolling out a nearly $6,000 annual paywall (Lucia Moses / AdWeek) 4. Judge puts the brakes on Apple’s antitrust monitor (John Paczkowski [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Comcast resurrects EveryBlock (Megan Graham / Chicago Grid) 2. Prediction: You will be scooped by a reporter who knows how to code (Scott Klein / Nieman Lab) 3. Facebook to sell video ads (Reed Albergotti, Ben Fritz & Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal) 4. Twitter working on “edit” feature for tweets (Matthew Keys [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. SafeSource: A new way to send Forbes anonymous tips and documents (Andy Greenberg / Forbes) 2. CBS News in talks with distributors for 24-hour digital video service (Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed) 3. Like Facebook, Twitter fills your stream with photos and videos: will it help or hurt? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. Amazon launches [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter gets its strongest TV tie-up so far, with an ambitious Comcast deal (Peter Kafka / AllThingsD) 2. One big benefit of the social web: Journalism emerges wherever it is needed (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 3. Opinion: Twitter’s new media evangelist needs more than 1,200 tweets (Ruth Bazinet / Medium) 4. Vevo lands on [...] more »

by Claire Groden

This week, streaming video giant Netflix became the first non-TV network to win an award at this year’s Emmys with its slate of original programming headlined by “House of Cards.” But after receiving 14 nominations, the final count of three statuettes in Netflix’s collection underwhelmed many Emmys watchers. And streaming service has some serious headwinds, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Horse-ebooks is human after all (Susan Orlean / New Yorker) 2. Amazon overhauls its Kindle lineup, introduces new faster tablets (Om Malik / GigaOm) 3. Why doesn’t Popular Science fix comments instead of killing them? (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 4. No new TV viewers or newspapers subscribers are being born, says BuzzFeed president (Andrew [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Instagram beats Twitter in daily mobile users for the first time, data show (AllThingsD) 2. France quells concerns over Facebook timeline scare (GigaOm) 3. TV sets are now the most popular way to watch streaming video (AllThingsD) 4. Comcast, NBCUniversal get [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

It didn’t take long for the #NBCfail hashtag to rear its ugly head on Twitter. The XXX Olympics had just begun in London, and NBC Sports was soon criticized for everything from tape delays and too many commercials to limiting online access to pay TV customers. Cord cutters are welcome to watch old highlights online [...] more »