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Comcast’s X1 cable boxes now serve up YouTube videos alongside traditional TV

Comcast’s cable boxes are getting YouTube. The cable TV company and Google today announced the addition of a YouTube app across Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service nationwide, which will allow

And the Emmy goes to… Apple, DJI, Microsoft and Comcast (?! 💁)

A handful of tech companies have just been given Emmy awards for a variety of behind-the-scenes accomplishments. Yeah, I didn't know it was a thing either! Well, I kind of knew. They just don't play i

Apple and Hollywood said to continue talks around early digital movie rentals

Movie studios including Warner Bros . and Universal Pictures continue to hold talks with Apple and Comcast about plans to introduce premium digital rentals for new movies only a few weeks after their

FX’s new $6 per month ad-free streaming service isn’t for cord cutters

FX this morning announced the launch of a new streaming service, FX+, that will offer commercial-free viewing of current seasons of both FX and FXX original series, in addition to all seasons of many

Comcast’s xFi upgrade makes it easier for parents to lock down their home’s internet

Xfinity xFi, Comcast’s Wi-Fi management service launched this spring, is now making it easier for parents to set boundaries for internet usage in their home. The changes include the ability to p

Sprint could sell pieces to Comcast and Charter before attempting T-Mobile merger

T-Mobile and Sprint have been in merger talks for a long while now, but the latter may be attempting to jockey for position by allying itself with Charter and Comcast. Sprint would likely be selling a

Comcast’s ‘Instant TV’ service for cord cutters could launch by year-end

Comcast’s newest entry into the market of streaming TV services aimed at cord cutters could be launched later this year, according to statements made by executives on the company’s earning

Comcast’s FCC filing pits pet economists against net neutrality rules

Comcast has filed its official commentary on the FCC's proposal to roll back 2015's Open Internet Order, and it's about what you'd expect: a selectively thorough takedown that relies heavily on analys

AMC launches a $5 per month ad-free TV streaming service — but not for cord cutters

Cable network AMC today announced the launch of a new streaming service called AMC Premiere, which allows subscribers to pay $5 per month for access to commercial-free versions of its current TV shows

Comcast’s new wireless service, Xfinity Mobile, is now live

In April, cable company and internet service provider Comcast announced its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile, which offers unlimited data plans to Comcast customers that can be as cheap as $45 p

Crunch Report | Comcast Launches Xfinity XFi

Today’s Stories  Comcast invests in mesh router maker Plume, launches Xfinity xFi for managing your home’s wireless network John Oliver reminds us that Net Neutrality is still under siege Fac

Comcast invests in mesh router maker Plume, launches Xfinity xFi for managing your home’s wireless network

Comcast this morning has launched a new service called Xfinity xFi that will allow customers to better manage and control their home Wi-Fi network through an online dashboard, voice control via the TV

John Oliver reminds us that Net Neutrality is still under siege

John Oliver has again fired off his quick wit at the new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and the Trump administration for trying to roll back Obama-era Net Neutrality rules. This isn’t the first time Oliv

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well. The company today announced its new business, Xfinity Mobile, a wireless service offering

Comcast NBCUniversal is launching a Techstars-powered accelerator called LIFT Labs

Comcast NBCUniversal is getting into the startup accelerator game with a program called LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs. The plan is to launch the first LIFT (“Leveraging Innovation For Tomorrow&#82

Amazon shuts down its cable store, probably because ISPs are awful

Remember that time when Amazon decided it wanted to sell you internet service and cable TV? Well, that’s done now. Yep, Amazon’s “Cable Store” is no more. As you may recall, ar

NBCUniversal invests $500 million in Snap

NBCUniversal is now the only U.S. media company that has an official stake in Snap . Today, NBC Universal (which is a unit of Comcast) revealed that it invested $500 million in Snap as a strategic inv

YouTube is coming to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top box

Google and Comcast announced a new deal this morning that will see the YouTube application installed on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 set-top boxes nationwide later this year. The integration will allow

Comcast rolls out a new Stream TV app for its cable and internet TV customers

Comcast is launching a new app called Xfinity Stream, which will replace its older Xfinity TV app on mobile devices, as well as deliver a host of features for cable subscribers, including access t

Working with major studios, TheTake launches AI image recognition engine for businesses

TheTake, a site which launched as a way for consumers to buy that thing they saw in that movie, is set to begin selling an automated version of its service directly to businesses. The New York-based c
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