Disney, Comcast now Hulu’s only owners as AT&T exits

AT&T sells its 9.5% share in Hulu back to the streaming TV company, leaving Disney and Comcast as its sole owners

Disney, Comcast now Hulu’s only owners as AT&T exits

AT&T sells its 9.5% share in Hulu back to the streaming TV company, leaving Disney and Comcast as its sole owners

Byron Allen is suing Comcast, Charter for $20 billion claiming racial discrimination

The African American Hollywood mogul is claiming racism by the firms for refusing to distribute his entertainment channels to millions of cable homes. Comcast denies his claims and cites its channels backed by Magic Johnson and the rapper P. Diddy.

Byron Allen is suing Comcast, Charter for $20 billion claiming racial discrimination

The African American Hollywood mogul is claiming racism by the firms for refusing to distribute his entertainment channels to millions of cable homes. Comcast denies his claims and cites its channels backed by Magic Johnson and the rapper P. Diddy.

Verizon rolls out free service to combat robocalls

The wireless carrier also announced it has begun deploying technology on its network meant to verify calls are authentic and not from fraudsters.

Verizon rolls out free service to combat robocalls

The wireless carrier also announced it has begun deploying technology on its network meant to verify calls are authentic and not from fraudsters.
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A new arena will soon be built in South Philly’s sports complex — for video gaming

The 3,500-seat esports facility is another sign of the surging popularity of esports, where players compete in video games before large crowds. It will rise next to Xfinity Live! and within walking distance of the Linc, Citizens Bank Park, and the Wells Fargo Center.

‘The undisputed technical leader in the industry’: Meet the boss of Comcast’s $1.5 billion tower

Comcast recruited him to Philadelphia more than a decade ago to modernize its ossified technology. He’s now the top executive at the $1.5-billion Comcast Technology Center.

Comcast launches new streaming box to lure cord cutters

Comcast Corp. is rolling out a new video-streaming service for customers who have abandoned traditional cable TV.

Telemundo unveils 2019 Women’s World Cup, Copa América broadcast plans

Comcast’s Telemundo plans to televise more than 20 of the 48 games at this summer’s women’s World Cup on its flagship over-the-air broadcast channel, and nearly 20 more on its cable channel Universo.

Comcast contractor to pay $7.5 million to settle lawsuit over unpaid overtime, labor law violations

Cable tech contractor O.C. Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp. have agreed to settle a lawsuit claiming that they didn’t pay overtime or allow for meal breaks to 4,500 techs, court records show. One tech said he was scheduled for 32 stops without a break.

Wells Fargo Center to shrink its box office and add flexible kitchens to offer new food, and not the same grub every night

The goal is to install flexible kitchens so that the arena can offer different food. The eateries in the renovated main concourse will include P.J. Whelihan’s, Shake Shack, Chickie’s & Pete’s, and Federal Donuts.

As part of renovation, Wells Fargo to hang $15M ‘kinetic’ scoreboard for Sixers, Flyers

The scoreboard, which will be almost triple the size of the current one, will have 4K screens for better replays and a lights-flashing oval crown that sweeps up and down.

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Philadelphia Mayor Kenney, business leaders talk past Johnny Doc’s indictment | Joseph N. DiStefano

None of the Chamber of Commerce speakers addressed the week’s big Local 98 news — the federal indictment of John Dougherty. So I will: Who gains from Dougherty’s indictment?

Popular ‘robo-advisor’ Betterment picks Philly for its first office outside New York; to hire 20 by end of 2019

The company, which manages nearly $15 billion in assets, plans to open a Philadelphia office as soon as February, according to founder Jon Stein.

Sky, surge in broadband subscribers help Comcast beat Wall Street expectations

Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable-TV company with European pay-TV operators Sky on its balance sheet for the first time, reported only modest cable-TV subscription losses, a big internet customer gain and $5 billion in Sky revenue.

Comcast’s NBCUniversal plans new streaming service, realigns top executives

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal on Monday announced plans for both a free and ad-supported streaming services that will be available in the United States and Europe in 2020, streaming NBCUniversal shows and content over the internet.

An inside look at the new Comcast Technology Center

The $1.5 billion skyscraper is now Philadelphia's tallest building.

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Comcast’s new skyscraper syncs its architecture to the rhythms of Philadelphia

The city's tallest building offers something more lasting and meaningful than mere height record.

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