News tagged with nbc

Yahoo shareholder pushes for its board nominees

(AP) -- One of Yahoo's major investors is urging shareholders to vote its four nominees on to the Internet company's board, launching a potentially nasty fight to transform the Internet company's board.

Mar 21, 2012
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VeriFone signs taxi ad deal with NBC

(AP) -- Cab riders in New York and other big cities may soon be able to buy movie tickets and other items while in taxis, paying with the same system that charges credit cards for cab fare.

Dec 20, 2011
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USA Today Twitter feed hacked

The Twitter account of USA Today has been hacked in the latest cyberattack on a US media outlet by a group calling itself the "Script Kiddies."

Sep 26, 2011
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Hackers send fake terror alerts from NBC's Twitter

(AP) -- A hacker broke into the Twitter account of NBC News and sent out a handful of false tweets about a suspected hijacking and a plane attack at ground zero just days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Sep 10, 2011
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Google in talks to buy Hulu: report

Google is in preliminary talks to acquire the online video site Hulu, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website Friday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the discussions.

Jul 01, 2011
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Hearst, DirecTV reach deal on programming fees

(AP) -- DirecTV satellite subscribers around the country will continue to receive network TV stations owned by Hearst Corp. after the two companies reached a new deal over the fees that DirecTV pays the broadcasting company ...

Dec 31, 2010
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A look at possible conditions in Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) --Federal regulators are considering a number of conditions to ensure that Comcast Corp. cannot use its control over NBC's vast media empire to stifle the growth of online video. Their key concerns:

Dec 13, 2010
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House member urges approval of Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the House subcommittee that deals with communications issues is calling on federal regulators to approve Comcast's plan to buy a controlling interest in NBC Universal with a handful of conditions attached ...

Aug 02, 2010
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