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Cable and Telco DVRs Cost US Consumers Approximately $1.84B Annually Due to Ineffective Power Saving Features

CAMBRIDGE, MASS./ AUGUST 20, 2018 (STL.News) Sense announced today that an analysis of digital video recorders (DVRs) from cable and telco providers shows that they consume nearly as much energy while idle as when your TV is on, and their energy saving modes are not effective. For instance, Comcast’s XFinity X1 DVR uses 26 watts … Continue reading Cable and Telco DVRs Cost US Consumers Approximately $1.84B Annually Due to Ineffective Power Saving Features

NEW YORK | Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

NEW YORK — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men. Getting Fox would help the House of Mouse compete with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers’ attention — and dollars. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON— Stung by a federal judge’s dismissal of its objections to AT&T’s megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed one of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

Hippo Insurance Tops $10 Billion in Total Insured Property Value and Triples Written Premiums Quarter-Over-Quarter

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif./ July 10, 2018 (STL.News) Hippo, the California-based insurtech company that is transforming home insurance for savvy homeowners, experienced substantial growth the past year as homeowners demand a reimagined way insurance is developed, bought, and serviced. Hippo found that Americans rate the experience of buying homeowners insurance somewhere between visiting the dentist and … Continue reading Hippo Insurance Tops $10 Billion in Total Insured Property Value and Triples Written Premiums Quarter-Over-Quarter

NEW YORK  | How Fox’s businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

NEW YORK — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other movies from Fox’s studios would help beef up Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Comcast, already a major cable operator, would … Continue reading NEW YORK  | How Fox’s businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

Comcast hopes for a TV windfall from Super Bowl, Olympics

NEW YORK/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Comcast’s NBC is airing both the Super Bowl and the Olympics in February, a double-whammy sports extravaganza that the company expects to yield $1.4 billion in ad sales, helping it justify the hefty price it’s paying for both events. NBC is banking heavily on these sports events since traditional TV ratings … Continue reading Comcast hopes for a TV windfall from Super Bowl, Olympics

Washington expands lawsuit against Comcast over service plan

SEATTLE/December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —The state of Washington announced Thursday that it is expanding a lawsuit against cable and internet provider Comcast and accusing the company of discarding recorded customer service calls that the attorney general claims is evidence of the company’s alleged deceptive sales practices. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said investigators uncovered … Continue reading Washington expands lawsuit against Comcast over service plan

Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox

NEW YORK /December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Citing a Comcast statement, the Wall Street Journal reported that the cable company is no longer in discussions to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox . That could open the door to a Disney bid. Comcast declined to provide its statement to the Associated Press. A person familiar … Continue reading Comcast reportedly no longer in deal talks with Fox