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Twitter names news chief, from NBC (Update)

Twitter announced Thursday it had hired former NBC executive Vivian Schiller to head its news operations, as the messaging service ramps up efforts in the field ahead of its stock market debut.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Internet
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Live events proving worth for networks

Television executives are looking for more than hot actors these days. They're searching for the next Nik Wallenda. With ratings for Wallenda's tightrope walks across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon in ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Business
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CBS launches app for watching full episodes

CBS Corp. launched an app for iPhones and iPads that allows viewers to watch full episodes of prime-time TV shows like "NCIS," ''Survivor" and "The Good Wife" on the eighth day after their debut on air.

dateMar 14, 2013 in Software
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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 ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Telecom
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Hulu chief heading for the door

The top executive of popular video-streaming service Hulu said Friday that he and the company's chief technology officer will leave the company by April.

dateJan 04, 2013 in Business
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