News tagged with nbc

Military safety is blowing in the wind

A command doctrine used by the US military and NATO designed to warn personnel of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological (NBC) hazards could be overly conservative and degrade war fighting effectiveness or, under certain conditions, ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Environment
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Dish, Gannett reach agreement over TV fees

(AP)—Dish and Gannett say they have reached an agreement in a fee dispute that had threatened to leave more than 2 million Dish subscribers in 19 cities without access to local television stations owned by Gannett.

dateOct 08, 2012 in Telecom
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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.

dateSep 27, 2012 in Telecom
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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.

dateMar 21, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateDec 20, 2011 in Telecom
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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."

dateSep 26, 2011 in Internet
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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.

dateSep 10, 2011 in Internet
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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.

dateJul 01, 2011 in Internet
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