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Comcast Corp. joins the regulatory pile-on against big tech companies like Google
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Comcast Corp. joins the regulatory pile-on against big tech companies like Google

Comcast’s FreeWheel accused Google of using privacy concerns to limit FreeWheel’s ability to sell ads.

Artificial intelligence firm H2O.ai raises $72.5 mn in funding round led by Goldman Sachs, Ping An
Business

Artificial intelligence firm H2O.ai raises $72.5 mn in funding round led by Goldman Sachs, Ping An

Jade Mandel from Goldman Sachs will be joining the H2O.ai board of directors, it said.

US fund Invesco pays 10% premium to pick 11% more in Zee for Rs 4,224 cr; group to lower debt to Rs 7,000 cr
Business

US fund Invesco pays 10% premium to pick 11% more in Zee for Rs 4,224 cr; group to lower debt to Rs 7,000 cr

The price being paid by Invesco, which is a financial investor already holding 7.74 percent in Zee for long, is around Rs 400 a share,

NBCUniversal to launch an ad-free video streaming service in early 2020
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NBCUniversal to launch an ad-free video streaming service in early 2020

Also, WarnerMedia and Walt Disney plan to launch streaming media services by the end of the year.

Verizon could partner with Apple or Google as its 5G-based TV service provider
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Verizon could partner with Apple or Google as its 5G-based TV service provider

Verizon is planning to beam online services to home receivers using its 5G technology in the US.

Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox wins antitrust approval from US Department of Justice
Entertainment

Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox wins antitrust approval from US Department of Justice

Disney has been in a bidding war with rival Comcast for the key film and television assets being sold by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.

AT&T finished its $81bn takeover of Warner Bros two days after the judge's approval
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AT&T finished its $81bn takeover of Warner Bros two days after the judge's approval

AT&T plans to compete against the likes of Amazon, Google and Netflix.

Comcast and Disney on verge of bidding war for Fox entertainment properties as competition with Amazon, Netflix intensifies
World

Comcast and Disney on verge of bidding war for Fox entertainment properties as competition with Amazon, Netflix intensifies

The potential battle for Twenty-First Century Fox comes as traditional entertainment companies try to amass more properties to compete better with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention — and dollars.

Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling
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Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling

While several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only Oregon and Washington have passed legislation

Group of 21 US state attorneys file petition challenging FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality
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Group of 21 US state attorneys file petition challenging FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality

The state attorneys have filed a petition to challenge repealing of net neutrality and have called it “arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion”

Net neutrality fans voice their opinions as FCC nears vote to strike down rules
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Net neutrality fans voice their opinions as FCC nears vote to strike down rules

Net neutrality has been a hot button before, thanks to assists from TV host John Oliver speaking out about what they see as threats to the internet.

Here's what comes next if the FCC's decision to quash net neutrality rules becomes a reality
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Here's what comes next if the FCC's decision to quash net neutrality rules becomes a reality

Many worry that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal will stifle small tech firms and leave ordinary citizens more at the mercy of cable and wireless companies.

FCC chairman Ajit Pai passes proposal to repeal net neutrality regulations; could give telcos the power to prioritise web content delivery
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FCC chairman Ajit Pai passes proposal to repeal net neutrality regulations; could give telcos the power to prioritise web content delivery

According to the FCC plans, internet service providers can determine which websites and services its customers can use and see.

Streaming platforms are poaching broadcast talent with promises of big cash and creative freedom
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Streaming platforms are poaching broadcast talent with promises of big cash and creative freedom

Hulu’s critically acclaimed The Handmaid’s Tale could bring the joint venture streaming platforms its first major Emmys.

Comcast launches new business application and platform to boost sales to commercial customers
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Comcast launches new business application and platform to boost sales to commercial customers

Comcast has also been expanding its home security business and is turning to home automation.

Comcast pushing for smart-home development as its cable business shrinks: Report
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Comcast pushing for smart-home development as its cable business shrinks: Report

Comcast first focused on home security because it was too early in 2012 to talk about connected devices, he said. Now it is also turning to automation.

Television networks are trying new ways to get paid by TV partners as cable subscribers drop
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Television networks are trying new ways to get paid by TV partners as cable subscribers drop

Sliding ratings and a continued drop in cable subscribers have led programmers such as Viacom Inc, Univision Communications Inc and AMC Networks Inc to invent new ways to justify their worth to pay TV providers.

Amazon, Comcast, and Netflix dominate market while Apple's iTunes falls in online video sales
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Amazon, Comcast, and Netflix dominate market while Apple's iTunes falls in online video sales

The steep fall in Apple's market share comes at a time when CEO Tim Cook stresses that Apple services are on track to generate revenues equivalent to a Fortune 100 company by the end of 2017.