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App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch Competition

When Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.

05/12/2015

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Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

California Consumers Can Collect Up To $600 If Repair Person Doesn’t Show

It’s a huge pain to wait hours for a repair person who doesn’t show up. But California consumers can get paid, in the case of a no-show.

04/24/2015

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TV Everywhere Poised To Go Mainstream In 2015

Increasing numbers of pay-TV subscribers are also paying for TV streaming on their mobile devices.

03/30/2015

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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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FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet Providers

The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.

02/26/2015

Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

Cable Stocks Fall After Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Calls On FCC To Ban Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

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

A Comcast call center in Sacramento. (CBS)

Comcast ‘Embarrassed’ By Employee’s Behavior During Service Cancellation Call With San Francisco Customer

Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy San Francsico customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service.

07/15/2014

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Netflix, Comcast Reach Deal To Assure Smooth Streaming

Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households.

02/23/2014

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