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The Comcast logo is displayed on a TV set.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Netflix’s Comcast deal improves quality of video

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix’s videos are streaming through Comcast’s Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal requiring Netflix to pay Comcast for a more direct connection to […]

04/14/2014

Tech company CEO's including Google CEO Eric Schmidt, center of group in blue tie, walk to exit the Soutwest Gate of the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, Friday, March 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week before a self-imposed deadline for a review of National Security Agency programs, President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to […]

03/21/2014

Netflix drone parody video on YouTube.

Netflix ‘Drone to Home’ video spoofs Amazon

Netflix is poking fun at rival Amazon in a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service. Hank Breeggemann, general manager of Netflix’s DVD division, stars in the spoof reportedly made by two Netflix employees […]

02/25/2014

The Comcast logo is displayed on a TV set.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

6 points that help clarify the Netflix-Comcast deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of bickering, Netflix and Comcast are finally working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they’re watching movies and old television shows over high-speed Internet […]

02/24/2014

Kevin Spacey, left, and Robin Wright arrive at a special screening for season 2 of "House of Cards", on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

‘House of Cards’ cast accepts Obama’s endorsement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama’s latest playful executive order is a tweeted effort to limit “House of Cards” plot spoilers. The second season of the political thriller about a power-hungry Washington couple premiered […]

02/14/2014

A sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)

Charging Netflix at issue in open-Internet case

NEW YORK (AP) — Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require? A court ruling this week gives providers […]

01/15/2014

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TWC adds live local TV to ‘TV Everywhere’ in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. said Friday that it has made live local TV station signals available on its TWC TV app in Los Angeles and San Diego, taking one further step […]

12/13/2013

Netflix House of Cards

Netflix sets ‘House of Cards’ return on Feb. 14

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second season of Netflix’s political thriller, “House of Cards,” will debut on Valentine’s Day next year. All 13 episodes will be available immediately Feb. 14. The Los Gatos, Calif., […]

12/04/2013

This image from video released by Noujaim Films shows Egyptian activist Ahmed Hassan in a scene from the documentary "The Square." (AP Photo/Noujaim Films)

Netflix acquires documentary on Egyptian protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has acquired the first-run rights to a documentary on the Egyptian protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, signaling a new push by the subscription company to program movie premieres. “The Square” […]

11/04/2013

This photo provided by MTV shows the cast of the new series "Wait 'Til Next Year," which will debut exclusively via the MTV mobile application before it appears on air. (AP Photo/MTV)

MTV to premiere series on app

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on […]

10/25/2013

In this Sept. 11, 2013 photo, Kirk Blankenship, Electronic Resources Librarian for Seattle Public Libraries, poses for a photo in the DVD shelving area of the library as he holds a tablet with the website for streaming-media company Hoopla, which the library is using to offer patrons free access to streaming movies, music, and audiobooks. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Now at your library: Streaming movies, music

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it’s not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It’s something more familiar, and might even be just […]

10/02/2013

Financier Carl Icahn. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)

Icahn wants Apple to spend $150B buying its stock

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn is pressuring Apple to spend $150 billion buying back its own stock, a target that would more than double the amount that the company’s board authorized in […]

10/01/2013

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