This morning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling a new “entrepreneur-in-residence” program in collaboration with the White House, to bring the innovative energy of startups to bear on a massive underserved market: the $142 billion public sector.
TorrentFreak (a publication that covers Pirate Bay, MegaUpload, media copyright, and other issues surrounding P2P file sharing) is being taken to task by Comcast. The reason: TorrentFreak sourced and published public court documents.
Comcast added a smart thermostat into its line of smart home solutions today. The EcoSaver is a cloud-based solution that pairs with the Xfinity Home thermostat to monitor temperatures in the home and automatically make adjustments.
Media company Time Warner could be weighing a deal to buy a stake in streaming video service Hulu.
If a rumored music service wasn’t enough to push Twitter into the territory media, now the company might be trying to get TV content playing through the service.
Years ago you could just connect a coaxial cable to your television for access to a ton of cable channels, which eventually was disabled after cable providers decided to start encrypting the bulk of those channels. And now, they’re all going to get encrypted.
All week long, Comcast customers with an Xfinity TV account were granted access to full seasons of a slew of hit television shows — thus enabling viewers to embark on what’s known as binge watching (aka watching an entire season in a single sitting).
Who better than Netflix to know how fast your ISP is?
Comcast’s new anti-piracy system may not be the most novel, but it might just be the most effective.
Giant media company and TV/Internet service provider Comcast has decided it wants to own all of NBCUniversal, offering minority shareholder GE a huge bag of cash.
A big ol’ bowl of funding news, with cherries on top.
The nation’s largest cable service provider, Comcast, is investing $150 million in cable box manufacturer Arris.
Intel hit CES with a number of big announcements, including a new partnership with Comcast that wasn’t everything people expected.
It was an exceptionally good year for online movie ticket service Fandango, according to new data released by the Comcast-owned service today.
To better understand how to stay relevant in a mobile and hyper-connected world, the cable industry is turning to Silicon Valley’s tech entrepreneurs.
Guest Post Cable companies such as Comcast and Cox need to take a good look at their technology as streaming services Netflix and Hulu take away their profits. In order to avoid becoming obsolete, it makes sense for cable companies to recycle their infrastructure into home automation.
Comcast forged a new partnership with media startup Zeebox today to infuse live broadcast TV shows with a dose of interactivity.
With all the major game consoles repositioning themselves to become platforms for the next generation of television, some major cable TV service providers are turning their attention to gaming.
In his new book The Fine Print, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston tell us, among other things, what’s wrong with the Internet in America. The answer is fairly depressing: It’s too slow, too expensive, and too controlled by a duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.
Federal Communications Committee has approved a deal that will see Verizon purchase a portion of wireless spectrum from a handful of big cable television providers.
Microsoft and NBC have broken off their web news partnership. The MSNBC.com web site will now become NBCNews.com while Microsoft will create its own site.
Comcast is helping the little guy avoid getting screwed. For once.
[vimeo 39036504 w=640 h=360] This week, we cover a smattering of tech news in our weekly video round-up — but first, we conduct a blind taste test of Pepsi’s newest soda pop-style beverage.