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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 12:40 pm
Comcast's NBCUniversal said its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows. Read more here.
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Viacom
Mark Lennihan/AP, file
August 13, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined...
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the Philadelphia Convention and Visitor's Bureau has an update on the city's bid to be one of 16 North American host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Pat Loeb
June 24, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia put some flesh on the bones of its bid to host part of the World Cup in 2026. Officials rolled out a video with the slogans they'll use to try to persuade FIFA to pick the city for five or six games. Philadelphia is branding itself "America's host city"...
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This June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York. Disney has struck a deal with Comcast that gives it full control of streaming service Hulu.
Dan Goodman/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 9:37 am
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities. Disney said Tuesday that it's taking operational control of the streaming service immediately. NBCUniversal owns 33% of Hulu right now. According to the agreement, Disney can demand Comcast...
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Volunteers.
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Ian Bush
May 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is turning up the volume on volunteering this weekend. The country's largest cable provider says it will have tens of thousands of people pitching in on projects across the world on Saturday, including in its home city of Philadelphia. Bob Smith heads up...
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This Jan. 24, 2019, file photo shows a Comcast truck in Pittsburgh. Comcast Corp. reports earns on Thursday, April 25.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
April 25, 2019 - 11:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast kept shedding cable customers and adding home internet customers in its most recent quarter. Traditional TV providers are losing customers at an increasing rate while streaming companies pop up seemingly every few weeks . To deal with that industry shift online from...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
April 23, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Center City's economy is growing, but not quickly enough, says a new report. Center City has averaged a 2.1% job growth rate over the last three years. But it should be even higher, says Paul Levy, president and CEO of the Center City District. "The recent rebound is...
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Robocalls.
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Ian Bush
April 17, 2019 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sick of robocalls? Comcast and T-Mobile have teamed up to combat the scourge. The companies are now verifying whether calls between their networks are authentic - in other words, that the caller is a human. It doesn't stop robocalls, but at least it makes it easier to...
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A router and internet switch
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Ian Bush
April 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — The House passed a bill Wednesday to restore Obama-era "net neutrality" rules, but the legislation faces slim odds of making it through the Republican-controlled Senate. The Save the Internet Act passed the Democrat-controlled House 232-190 Wednesday, with only...
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Actors Jason Momoa, left, and Alfre Woodard speak at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new Apple products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 7:52 am
By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel, AP Technology Writers CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg...
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