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Cable’s top lobbyist, McSlarrow, to lead Comcast Washington office

Kyle McSlarrow, the cable industry’s top lobbyist in Washington D.C., will join Comcast as president of the firm’s Washington policy and government affairs.

By Cecilia Kang  | March 9, 2011; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Comcast, Net Neutrality, cable, comcast, internet  
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Update: FCC, Justice approve Comcast and NBC joint venture

Federal regulators on Tuesday approved Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal, allowing for a joint venture that puts a vast library of television shows and movies under the control of the nation's biggest cable and broadband Internet service provider. The Justice...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 18, 2011; 3:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
Categories:  Antitrust, Broadband, Comcast, DOJ, FCC, Media, Net Neutrality, comcast  
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The Circuit: Yahoo layoffs, Comcast and Julian Assange

- Yahoo, Inc. will lay off between 650 and 700 people today, mostly from its US units, according to Monday night reports from All Things Digital. Early rumors speculated that the Sunnyvale, Calif. company would reduce its staff by 20...

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 14, 2010; 8:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Apple, Comcast, Google, Microsoft, Online Video, Privacy, Yahoo, comcast  
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Your morning links

-- Lawmakers are debating how to tax venture capitalists as they figure out how to pay for the jobs bill now in the Senate. Jose Ferreira, founder and CEO of test prep company Knewton, explains why he supports tax breaks...

By Jia Lynn Yang  | June 18, 2010; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Apple, Comcast, Consumers, FCC, Google, Media, Tech for Development, comcast  
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FCC chair prefers to keep framework for broadband unchanged: sources

Image by jdlasica via Flickr The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is leaning toward keeping the current regulatory framework for broadband services in place, after a federal court decision last month showed weaknesses in the agency’s legal status over...

By Cecilia Kang  | May 2, 2010; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  AT&T, Comcast, FCC, Net Neutrality, Verizon, comcast  
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Internet authority of FCC in question; opponents of regulation speak up

As the Federal Communications Commission putters way at a full plate of issues related to broadband Internet services, the question being asked by analysts, lobbyists and public interest groups is whether the agency will make a move to more clearly...

By Cecilia Kang  | March 1, 2010; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  AT&T, Broadband, FCC, Verizon, comcast  
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