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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.

Facebook tries to get into TV game

World-class athletes aren't the only ones with Olympic hopes. Facebook Inc. participated in a different kind of trial in London: whether it can extend its online popularity to the television airwaves and compete with Twitter ...

Verizon, T-Mobile agree to swap spectrum

A spectrum exchange between Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA would improve T-Mobile's service in some areas, enhance both carriers' national networks, and erase T-Mobile's objections to a controversial, earlier deal between ...

WatchESPN comes to Comcast's video customers

(AP) -- WatchESPN, the online and mobile version of Disney's popular sports TV network, was activated Tuesday for most of Comcast's 22 million video subscribers.

Google to sell Clearwire stake at 94 percent loss

(AP) -- Google Inc. on Friday said it will sell its stake in Clearwire Corp., the struggling operator of a wireless data network. The search company is taking a 94 percent loss on the originally $500 million investment made ...

Cable cos. shut down interactive ad venture

(AP) -- The country's largest cable TV companies are shutting down the bulk of a venture that let viewers interact with TV ads, laying off 120 employees.

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