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Race discrimination standards hang in the balance as Supreme Court takes up Comcast suit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a case that pits a black media mogul against Comcast, accusing the cable giant of violating Reconstruction-era protections against racial bias. Byron Allen filed his $20 billion lawsuit under ...

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Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs. The TV giant is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It’s ...

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Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid

NEW YORK — What killed Comcast’s $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators’ desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV. A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 U.S. cable companies would have put ...

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Comcast argues benefits of Time Warner Cable deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comcast Corp. on Tuesday presented its case to government regulators arguing that its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. will benefit consumers without limiting competition. The company filed hundreds of pages of documents with the ...

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Netflix reaches deal with Comcast

NEW YORK — Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video streaming service has reached with an Internet service provider. The two ...

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