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Hulu names Fox exec Hopkins as CEO

Online video service Hulu named Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its new CEO Thursday, ending the speculation over the company's leadership following Jason Kilar's departure in March.

Oct 17, 2013
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Fully-owned NBCUniversal boosts Comcast 2Q results

The decision by Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable company, to buy out General Electric in NBCUniversal looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second quarter.

Jul 31, 2013
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Comcast profit rises 17 percent in 1Q

Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable company and owner of NBCUniversal, says its net income rose 17 percent in the latest quarter, powered by continued strong results from its cable operations.

May 01, 2013
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Comcast doubles down on TV in $16.7B deal for NBCU

(AP)—Comcast's $16.7 billion deal to buy the remaining half of NBCUniversal ahead of schedule represents a resounding vote of confidence in the future of TV, even as the growth of Internet video reshapes ...

Feb 13, 2013
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Comcast 4Q net income jumps 18 percent

(AP)—Comcast says its fourth-quarter net income rose 18 percent, helped by improvements in its broadcast business and growth in its high-speed Internet services.

Feb 12, 2013
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NBCUniversal gathers cable channels under one exec

(AP)—NBCUniversal has united its cable channels under the command of long-time executive Bonnie Hammer, leaving Lauren Zalaznick, who previously controlled Bravo, Oxygen, Style and Sprout, to focus on innovation and emerging ...

Feb 05, 2013
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Comcast, NBCUniversal get behind zeebox app

(AP)—Comcast Corp. and its NBCUniversal subsidiary are taking a stake in zeebox, the maker of a so-called "second screen" app that people can fiddle with on mobile devices while they watch TV.

Sep 27, 2012
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Facebook tries to get into TV game

World-class athletes aren't the only ones with Olympic hopes. Facebook Inc. participated in a different kind of trial in London: whether it can extend its online popularity to the television airwaves and compete with Twitter ...

Aug 16, 2012
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Verizon, T-Mobile agree to swap spectrum

A spectrum exchange between Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA would improve T-Mobile's service in some areas, enhance both carriers' national networks, and erase T-Mobile's objections to a controversial, earlier deal between ...

Jun 28, 2012
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Aereo wins partial victory in broadcasters' suit

(AP) -- Aereo, a startup that takes live TV broadcasts and sends them to mobile devices in New York for a monthly fee, has won a partial victory in court over the media companies that are suing it.

May 22, 2012
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