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2/16/2014
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At first glance, Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable may not look like it would matter much to the Bay Area, since only Comcast is available here. But the deal is bad news for both local Comcast customers and for Silicon Valley's Internet companies...
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2/14/2014
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Comcast Corp. will buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $45.2 billion in a deal that combines the nation's top two cable TV companies and would create a dominant force in both creating and delivering entertainment to U.S. homes. The all-stock deal was approved by...
News Story
2/13/2014
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New York (AFP) - Comcast unveiled plans Thursday to swallow Time Warner Cable in a deal uniting the two largest US cable operators, triggering calls to block the creation of a sector superpower. News of the $45.2 billion deal raised regulatory concerns about the reach...
News Story
2/13/2014
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The proposed acquisition raises concerns about the combined company's market power, opponents say IDG News Service - Antitrust enforcement agencies should reject a proposed US$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, because it would give the...
News Story
2/13/2014
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Comcast's planned $45 billion merger with Time Warner could wreak havoc on the open Web, consumer groups say. Before the deal was even officially announced, organizations like Free Press and Public Knowledge sounded an alarm. “An enlarged Comcast would be the...
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2/13/2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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...
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2/11/2014
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Planetary Ventures, a company operating under the umbrella of Google, has been awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA) and NASA to renovate and manage the Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, California. The U.S. GSA announced, after a comprehensive...
News Story
2/10/2014
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A U.S. consumer group on Monday added its voice to the growing criticism of Google’s proposed settlement with the European Union’s competition authorities. “We had been impressed with the strong position the Commission had taken in your investigation...
News Story
2/10/2014
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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration Feb. 6 convened the first of a series of multistakeholder meetings aimed at crafting a voluntary privacy code of conduct for commercial uses of facial recognition technology. Larry Strickling, administrator...
News Story
2/10/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Google has long operated its fleet of private jets out of NASA’s Moffett Field thanks to a long-standing deal with the U.S. government, but it looks like it’s ready to expand its presence at the Silicon Valley airfield. The U.S. General Services...