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- “Search Takes a Social Turn” [New York Times] — The trend piece addressing the online return to focusing on what existing contacts feel for reviews and opinions, citing Comcast-owned startup TunerFish, which lets users share what they’re watching with friends.
- “Comcast’s NBC-U Dreams May Be Online Video’s Nightmare” [Gigaom] — According to the opinion piece, “right now, there’s a very good chance that most people in America will soon have just one choice for truly high-speed Internet access suitable for watching video — their local cable monopoly.”
Below, Ecolisting.com announced, Comcast shares plunge and more.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- “DirecTV, Comcast: Winners & Loser” [The Street] — Comcast shares “plunged” following reports that rival Time Warner Cable could enter agreement with Cox Communications to enter more geographic locations, competing with regional Comcast networks.
- “Ecolisting.com: An Eco-Friendly Way To Find Phone Numbers” by Comcast Voices — The corporate blog announces a Comcast-backed people-listings search aggregator.
- “Trenton Thunder looking to sell stadium naming rights” by the Philadelphia Business Journal — Hired Comcast-Spectacor division Front Row Marketing to help with the process
GIVE A GLANCE
- “Comcast offers free preview of RedZone” [HD Report] — This Sunday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. EST for digital Comcast subscribers
- “Comcast introduces new packages aimed at Latino audience” [Merced Sun Star]
- Comcast, PNC donate locally [Baltimore Business Journal] — Comcast commits $1 million to the Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation
- “Beverly to hold public hearing on Comcast cable TV license” [Beverly Citizen, Mass.]
- “Hard to accept Comcast proposal in recession” [Journal of Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois]
- “Comcast leaves Morton in the dust” [Morton Times, Ill.] — Comcast-leaves-Morton-in-the-dust Residents peeved that a payment center closed.
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