News tagged with nbc

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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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 ...

Jan 24, 2010
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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 ...

Jan 24, 2014
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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.

Oct 24, 2013
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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.

Jan 04, 2013
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Study shows growth in second screen users (Update)

(AP)—Many U.S. viewers are becoming more active while watching television, judging by the findings in a new report that illustrates the explosive growth in people who watch TV while connected to social media on smartphones ...

Dec 03, 2012
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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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