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GOP Lawmaker Wants To Shut Down 'Illegal' Net Neutrality Rules

A key Republican lawmaker overseeing the Federal Communications Commission has pledged this week to restrain the agency's powers after it decided to issue what he argues are illegal net neutrality rules.<p>Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who chairs the communications subcommittee of the House Energy and …

Watch Saturday Night Live Highlight: SNL40: Justin and Jimmy Cold Open

Tags: SNL, Saturday Night Live, season 40, SNL40, 40th Anniversary Special, Jimmy Fallon, justin timberlake, cold open, Rachel Dratch, Debbie Downer, …

MSNBC's Brzezinski to host events for women

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBC Universal News Group is launching a series of live events where "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski offers empowerment tips to women, a venture that illustrates an effort to find revenue-raising activities outside the traditional definition of news.<p>The tour, loosely based on …

Business Development

NBCUniversal sees growth in theme parks and movie studio

NBCUniversalrevenue last year increased 7.5% to $25.4 billion with improvements at theNBCbroadcast network, cable channels and theme parks.<p>"We still believe we have significant upside," NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke told Wall Street analysts Tuesday during a conference call to discuss …

NBCUniversal CEO: Studio "Is on a Roll," Cable Networks Growth More Challenging

Steve Burke also tells Wall Street that 70 percent of 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' views occur online, meaning they are not monetized …

Shades of Grey

Comcast's 2014 Results Given Big Boost By Winter Olympics

There were plenty of skeptics when Comcast ponied up $4.38 billion–29% more than News Corp.–for the media rights to the Olympics from 2014 through 2020. Although the London Summer Games were a big success for Comcast, some thought the cable and broadcasting company overpaid last May when Comcast …

Winter Olympics

NBCUniversal developing a subscription comedy channel

NBCUniversalis preparing to launch a subscription digital comedy service aimed at millennial viewers who watch hours of entertainment on digital devices rather than the old-school TV.<p>NBC's proposed over-the-top service is expected to launch later this year, according to two executives familiar with …

13 Reasons Why Khloé Kardashian Would Crush "Fashion Police"

Come to us.<p>[Khloé] was supposed to do it last time and passed. She may consider doing it again but the offer would have to be really high. It's a lot of extra work for her.

NBCUniversal

NBC Universal Tries to Censor TorrentFreak's News About Leaked Films - TorrentFreak

Earlier this year an unprecedented flood of leaked movies hit the net, including screener copies of popular titles such as American Sniper, Selma and …

NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal looks to entice cord cutters with standalone comedy streaming service

Watch out, streaming world – NBCUniversal is hoping to snag the attention of that all-important cord-cutting demographic with a new comedy-focused …

Televisions

'SNL' skewers Internet celebrities who don't get net neutrality

Net neutrality won big on Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission voted to enact strict regulations on Internet service providers. …

Alarms sound over changes to EU roaming, net neutrality and privacy rules

Image copyright Shutterstock / Markus Pfaff.The European Parliament’s liberal-centrist bloc has warned over changes being made by EU countries to …

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality critics are flat-out wrong, says FCC chief

Chairman Tom Wheeler shouts "No, no, no, no!" The new regulations won't dictate carriers' rates, impose tariffs or meddle with their business.<p>BARCELONA -- Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, today defended his agency's move to regulate the Internet, ensuring that …

Net Neutrality

Mobile World Congress: EU threatens to split the West with internet rules

Europe's net neutrality rules likely to be strongly resisted by US internet companies such as Google and Netflix<p>A major transatlantic policy split over the future of the internet has opened, with European officials preparing new rules around so-called "net neutrality" that are likely to be strongly …

What Will Be the Top Technologies in 2020? Think Everything

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Juniper Research has looked into the future and seen a number of key technologies it believes will become the most important …

Internet of Things

Sony's SmartEyeglass Ready for Head-to-Head Competition With Google Glass

Sony, which is well known for its smartphones and audio-visual electronic products, has tried to produce something different this time, which may …

Google Glass

The future of work

Over the last 5 years we have seen some rapid advancements in mobile telecommunications and cloud technology. This has essentially made work …

Meet the New Mobile Legal Contract Creation Platform

When time is money, being mobile is critically important. For that reason, the once time-consuming and arduous process of contract creation is now …