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  • High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 3:29 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.

  • Echoes of Betamax as Supreme Court hears Aereo TV case Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 20- When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.

  • Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal that bought Netflix a more direct connection to Comcast's network.

  • April 9- Kristin Dolan, a Cablevision executive who is also married to Chief Executive Officer James Dolan, will become chief operating officer, the cable TV provider said on Wednesday. Cablevision has not had a chief operating officer since Tom Rutledge left in 2011. He later became chief executive of Charter Communications.

  • Cablevision promotes Brian Sweeney to president Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Cablevision says CEO James Dolan is giving up his title as president of the company, and it promoted two long-time executives. Cablevision says Brian Sweeney will replace James Dolan as president of the company, and it named Kristin Dolan chief operating officer. James Dolan, 58, has been CEO of Cablevision since October 1995.

  • April 3- Latino-focused cable network NUVOtv, backed by Jennifer Lopez, said its parent company SiTV Media Inc would buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV. As part of the acquisition, NUVOtv also plans to utilize Fuse's street front studio on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan- across from Madison Square Garden.

  • March 14- Latino-focused cable network NuvoTV has made an offer to buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV for more than $200 million in cash and stock, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Feb 26- Cablevision Systems Corp lost fewer video subscribers than expected in the fourth quarter and said the company expects growth in cash flow in 2014, which sent shares of the cable operator higher on Wednesday.

  • Cablevision loses video subscribers in fourth quarter Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    Feb 26- Cablevision Systems Corp lost 18,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter but reported an increase in cash flow and revenue from a year earlier, when it dealt with Superstorm Sandy. Net income was $51.8 million, or 19 cents per share, down from $116.54 million, or 45 cents a share.

  • UPDATE 2-Netflix to pay Comcast for faster speeds Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    Feb 23- Netflix has agreed to pay one of the largest broadband providers in the United States Comcast Corp for faster speeds, throwing open the possibility that more content companies will have to shell out for better service.

  • Feb 23- Comcast Corp customers are about to get improved streaming service from Netflix after the two companies announced on Sunday an agreement to give Netflix a direct connection to the broadband provider.

  • RPT-Comcast customers to see improved Netflix speeds Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    Feb 23- Comcast Corp customers are about to get improved streaming service from Netflix after the two companies announced on Sunday an agreement to give Netflix a direct connection to the broadband provider.

  • Weather taunts traders betting on regaining highs Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.

  • 'Talking Dead'; whassup; and blame NFL Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    This is Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, providing tidbits, insights and sarcastic reflections.

  • Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs in a handful of U.S. states, ahead of a closely watched Supreme Court hearing this year between the company and major broadcasters.

  • Feb 19- A federal judge in Utah on Wednesday barred online television service provider Aereo from retransmitting programs, but only if the Supreme Court also sides with major broadcasters later this year.

  • In meetings with Time Warner Cable shareholders, Rutledge, 60, and his management team have pledged to revive the fortunes of the second-largest U.S. cable operator. Time Warner Cable suffers from one of the industry's poorest customer service records, has lost subscribers at a higher rate than other large operators, and lags in the rollout of new technology.

  • Jan 21- Verizon Communications Inc's acquisition of Intel Corp's venture to create a web-based TV service may be the catalyst that pushes U.S. cable players to start similar products to fend off fast-growing video rivals such as Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc..

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- Phil Falcone, the billionaire investor whose Harbinger Capital Partners owns wireless satellite company LightSquared, said Thursday he expended considerable energy in 2012 and 2013 trying to work out who was buying up LightSquared's debt.

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