News tagged with nbc

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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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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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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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 ...

dateDec 31, 2010 in Telecom
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To get NBC, Comcast still has persuading to do

(AP) -- Before Comcast Corp. can transform the entertainment business by taking control of NBC Universal, it must convince Washington that the plan won't hurt rivals and consumers. And the promises the cable company has ...

dateJan 24, 2010 in Telecom
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FCC extends deadline in Comcast-NBC deal

The US Federal Communications Commission on Friday extended the deadline for public comments on the proposed purchase of NBC Universal by cable television giant Comcast.

dateApr 17, 2010 in Telecom
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Comcast to bring online Olympics coverage to TV

Over the past few Olympics, NBC has shown more live coverage over the Internet than it has on TV. For the upcoming Winter Games, Comcast's Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to tap the breadth of that online coverage on ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Telecom
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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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