Comcast Q3 Earnings Preview: Profits To Rise 9% Despite Cord-Cutting
October 21 2014 3:42 PM
In a conference call Thursday, Comcast is expected to address news that HBO and CBS are wooing non-cable subscribers.
On ‘Homeland,’ YouTube Plays Itself
October 21 2014 11:39 AM
Major tech brands get plenty of cameos on “Homeland,” but producers of cable dramas say they don’t take ad dollars. What gives?
4 Big Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse
October 17 2014 11:13 PM
Tracking Ebola-related errors made by the likes of the CDC and the World Health Organization is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself.
Fresh Protests Turn Violent In Hong Kong
October 17 2014 8:31 PM
About 9,000 demonstrators clashed with police late Friday night in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok financial district.
BBC Fights Back Against 'Right To Be Forgotten'
October 17 2014 6:42 PM
Following the EU’s controversial “right to be forgotten” law, the BBC plans to republish links wiped from Google’s memory.
Comcast Sued Over 'Excessive And Harassing' Robocalls
October 17 2014 4:58 PM
A California man is suing the Comcast Corp. for allegedly violating federal restrictions on automated telemarketing activities.
Whisper And The Myth Of Digital Anonymity
October 16 2014 6:15 PM
In the latest privacy dustup surrounding a supposedly anonymous service, the Whisper app is said to be tracking users’ locations.
Casualties Of Airbnb’s NYC War? Traditional B&Bs
October 16 2014 2:00 PM
Legal hotels fear getting caught in the dragnet.
HBO Without Cable? 5 Things We Want To Know
October 15 2014 7:00 PM
Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO, said the network will offer a standalone service for noncable subscribers, but big questions loom.
You’ll Soon Be Able To Watch HBO Without Cable
October 15 2014 11:41 AM
HBO chief Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday that a standalone HBO service is set to launch in 2015.
TV Violence Against Women Rampant: Parents Television Council
October 10 2014 5:14 PM
In time for Day of the Girl 2014, the conservative group PTC released a report on TV exploitation of female characters.
Amazon In NYC Is Not Just About Space; It’s About Data
October 10 2014 3:14 PM
Collecting data on shopping habits has been a big part of Amazon’s success. A foray into the physical world is the next logical step.
Noah’s Ark Park: Atheists Need Not Apply
October 09 2014 4:06 PM
Kentucky tourism officials threatened to deny tax breaks to Ark Encounter over a job listing requiring a “Statement of Faith.”
Can The Rock Hall Of Fame Make Itself Relevant?
October 09 2014 1:22 PM
Lou Reed, Nine Inch Nails, Kraftwerk and Green Day are among this year's nominees for the image-challenged Cleveland museum.
GoFundMe Critics Raise Billboard On Site’s Home Turf
October 09 2014 9:23 AM
A civil rights group that has been criticizing GoFundMe over the Officer Darren Wilson campaign put up a billboard in San Diego.
NYC Vs San Francisco: A Tale Of Two Airbnb Cities
October 08 2014 3:59 PM
San Francisco lawmakers approved a pro-Airbnb law this week, but the battle for New York just got dirtier.
Can Animal Lovers Save Excalibur The ‘Ebola Dog’?
October 08 2014 9:29 AM
A campaign to save the dog of a Spanish woman infected with the Ebola virus is heating up.
Paging Dr. Facebook? Be Afraid, Say Privacy Experts
October 07 2014 5:10 PM
Amid rumors Facebook may delve into health care, privacy experts express concern about sharing medical data.
Extra! Extra! Google Just Redefined ‘News’
October 07 2014 2:39 PM
Traditional publishers may feel the pinch as Google Inc. seeks to make its Google News results more inclusive.
Are Republicans More 'Generous' Than Democrats?
October 06 2014 5:09 PM
Ranked by charitable giving, the top 17 states also voted for Mitt Romney, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.