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FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare Victory

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

02/26/2015

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Netflix Stock Soars After Reeling In 4.3 Million More Subscribers Opting Out Of Traditional Pay-TV

Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age.

01/20/2015

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Storm Shuts Down San Francisco Cable Cars, Some Bay Ferry Service

Tourists willing to brave the stormy weather in San Francisco Thursday won’t get the chance to check “ride a cable car” off their San Francisco to-do list.

12/11/2014

Comcast Outage Caused Some Giants Fans To Miss Game 1 Of NLCS

Some fans of the San Francisco Giants hoping to watch the team face the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday may have been out of luck if they are a Comcast subscriber.

10/11/2014

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LGBT Depictions Increase On Television

With the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters…

10/01/2014

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Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile Devices

Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.

08/13/2014

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More Problems For Eastern Span Of Bay Bridge, Off-Center Bolts Could Be Damaged In Quake

A new concern has arisen with some of the bolts used on the new $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge. There is now an alignment problem with some of the bolts that attach the main cable on the east side to the deck of the span.

05/15/2014

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KCBS Sports Fans: Big Money Dodgers Facing Slumping TV Audience

Much of the attention the Los Angeles Dodgers have been getting focuses on their drunken-sailor-level spending. The Dodgers will enter the 2014 season with the biggest payroll in the big leagues at over $220 million. That’s $75 million more than the Giants and a staggering $160 million more than the A’s.

03/14/2014

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Larry Magid: Roku Adds Showtime To List Of Channels, But Can Everybody Watch?

Our technology analyst says Roku is adding Showtime to their expanding list of channels, but that if you subscribe to Comcast for cable, the service won’t work.

02/18/2014

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Google Plans Ultra-Fast Fiber Network In Provo Utah

Google says it will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables.

04/17/2013

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