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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

Amber Tamblyn as Jenny and Aly Michalka as Brooke in "Two and Half Men" (credit: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment/CBS)

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

A worker drills into concrete on the underside of the Bay Bridge on May 23, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers.(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

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

A view of the construction of the self-anchored suspension cable on the Bay Bridge eastern span. (Caltrans)

Bay Bridge Construction Reaching New Milestone With Cable Completion

A Caltrans spokesman said Wednesday that construction on the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span is reaching “another historic occasion” as workers finish the compaction of the main cable that snakes through the bridge’s tower and under the deck.

05/02/2012

AT&T Utility Box. (CBS)

San Francisco Judge Halts Installation Of AT&T Boxes

A judge earlier this week issued an indefinite stay on a decision in July by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to allow AT&T to install hundreds of utility boxes around the city.

11/17/2011

AT&T Utility Box. (CBS)

San Francisco Groups Sue Over AT&T Utility Boxes

A coalition of community groups has filed suit to stop AT&T from installing hundreds of utility boxes on sidewalks throughout San Francisco because they believe the boxes will compromise the beauty of the city.

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