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New York sues Spectrum over Wi-Fi speed based on data from Netflix

On Wednesday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit accusing Charter Communications's Spectrum of under-delivering when it comes to internet speeds for its customers.

AT&T insists the FCC has no basis for halting its merger with Time Warner

Remember when your parents forbade you from seeing your high school sweetheart, and you responded petulantly, "You can't stop me"? You may get a case of deja vu from the latest drama between AT&T and the FCC.
Home Theater

DirecTV Now will launch in November, offering 100+ channels for $35 per month

Next month, the AT&T-owned DirecTV will face off against its rival Dish Network with the launch of DirecTV Now, which will cost just $35 a month for more than 100 channels, including mobile streaming.

AT&T buys Time Warner for $85 billion

Telecommunications giant AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for $85 billion. The purchase would provide an instant menu of television channels and films. AT&T bought DirecTV in 2015 to expand services from pure communications.
Home Theater

Cord-cutters may cost cable companies $1 billion over the next year

As costs for premium television subscriptions have risen by about 40 percent over the last five years, it appears as it more consumers will be cutting the cord in favor of streaming video.
Home Theater

Time Warner Grabs 10 percent of Hulu. Will that mean big changes for subscribers?

Time Warner has acquired a 10 percent stake in Hulu, paying $583 million in a deal that will see several of its channels coming to Hulu's live TV service, expected to launch early next year. But what does that mean for current subscribers?……
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Peter Thiel revealed as Gawker lawsuit moneyman, Apple thought about buying Time-Warner 2:47

Billionaire Peter Thiel fueled Hulk Hogan's successful Gawker lawsuit, Apple considered making a play for Time-Warner, and a headphone amp that has a healthy glow to it.

Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner late last year

Apple was on the cusp of entering a bid for Time Warner, according to reports. The deal would've given the iPhone maker an impressive array of content including original programming from HBO, CNN, and other pay-TV properties.

Trends with Benefits: At Super Bowl 50, drones are out and 360-degree cams are in

In a very Super Bowl-centric episode, we discuss why this year's game won't stream in 4K Ultra HD, Microsoft vision of how the HoloLens could change the way we watch in the future, and why drones will not be welcome.
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Apple could make a play for Time Warner to jumpstart TV streaming service

It has often been rumored that Apple would like to launch a TV streaming service. Sources familiar with the matter say that Apple could be mulling over a purchase of Time Warner, which could help make that a reality.
Movies & TV

Time Warner wants pay TV customers to be able to binge watch shows

Time Warner hopes to make full seasons of more of its shows available on-demand to its TV consumers. The change is aimed to better compete with Netflix, which currently offers full seasons of past TV shows.
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Under pressure: Networks push for Netflix branding as Time Warner eyes Hulu stake

As much as Netflix subscribers love the ad-free viewing experience, it remains to be seen whether or not it is sustainable. Netflix has recently allowed Disney/ABC to increase their promotional activities, showing networks' leverage.