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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

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Charter, TWC execs: This isn't a rehashed Comcast deal

Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.

By May 26, 2015

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After Comcast's failed bid, Charter and Time Warner Cable agree to merger

The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.

By May 26, 2015

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Charter reportedly near deal to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter is courting Time Warner Cable again, this time offering $55 billion in cash and stock, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By May 25, 2015

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Charter to buy cable operator Bright House for $10.4 billion

If the deal is approved, Charter Communications will become the No. 2 cable company in the US, at a time when more people are cutting the cord in favor of services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.

By March 31, 2015

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Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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Time Warner Cable told to pay $230,000 after robocalling woman 153 times

Technically Incorrect: A Texas woman becomes exasperated when the cable company's computers keep pestering her. A judge decides it must pay for the annoyance.

By July 9, 2015

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UK's new Atom Bank banks on a smartphone app instead of branches

The latest "challenger bank" looking to shake up retail banking could mark a big step forward for the fast-growing mobile payment sector.

By June 25, 2015

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015