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WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Comcast Corp will again be working with its longtime antitrust counsel at Davis Polk& Wardwell, as the communications and entertainment group seeks to navigate the U.S. approval process to merge with rival Time Warner Cable Inc..
Comcast’s bid for Time Warner Cable comes amid seismic change, with consumers abandoning cable and instead streaming TV shows online.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday with Japan hitting a one-week low while the rest of the region gained on higher-than-expected Chinese inflation.
NEW YORK, Feb 13- Talks between Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc over how they could together buy Time Warner Cable Inc quickly soured as the two bickered over price and the feasibility of engineering a split of the No. 2 U.S. cable operator.
WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Consumer advocates and U.S. lawmakers are worried that Comcast Corp's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc will create a company with too much power to decide what Americans can watch on television and do online, and they expect intense regulatory scrutiny of the deal.
NEW YORK, Feb 13- World stock markets edged higher on Thursday as soft U.S. economic data was blamed on bad weather, while the dollar fell to a two-week low against the euro. U.S. stocks rose, with big gains in technology shares giving the Nasdaq a sixth straight session of gains, its best advance since December 2011.
Matthew Harrigan, Senior Analyst at Wunderlich Securities, discusses the benefits that the deal could bring to both firms.
After Comcast shares closed down 4 percent on Thursday, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppy traders dot com, says the stock presents a buying opportunity.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on road salt shortages and water main breaks in the Northeast.
U.S. stocks turned higher on Thursday after economic reports.
Michael Copps, former FCC commissioner, and Al Sikes, former FCC chairman discuss Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Copps feels no one company should have that much power.
*Cisco falls after results, but tech sector rises. NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the Nasdaq rising for a sixth straight day, as investors looked past disappointing data on consumer spending, chalking the weakness up to weather instead of weaker fundamentals.
Former chairman and CEO of Time Warner Gerald Levin expresses excitement for Comcast's acquisition of Time Warner Cable and sees many opportunities for innovation.
*Cisco falls after results, but tech sector rises. NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, putting the Nasdaq on track for a sixth straight day of gains as investors looked past disappointing data on consumer spending, chalking the weakness up to weather instead of weaker fundamentals.
Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable may be good news for sports fans; less so for budget-conscious subscribers.
Discussing if the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is a good deal for consumers and if it will have any effect on internet giants Netflix and Google, with Stacey Higginbotham, Gigaom senior writer, and Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities senior research analyst.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast is raising some red flags for consumers.
CNBC's David Faber provides insight into the merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast. CBS' Leslie Moonves looks forward to continuing its relationship with Comcast.
Regulators are likely to zero in on Comcast-Time Warner Cable's commitment to an open Internet, a former FCC chairman told CNBC.
Who are the biggest losers in the Comcast merger? Charter Communications is most obvious, but television companies also face risk.