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The biggest tech turkeys of 2015

The year's most notable embarrassments in technology run the gamut from the industry's inability to secure our personal data to the blunders of Airbnb, Twitter and Tinder.

By November 24, 2015


Hackers' sale of Comcast log-ins reminds us to change our password habits

Hackers offered 200,000 customer passwords for sale online, forcing Comcast to send reset notices to many users. The lesson? We all need to get a lot smarter about Internet security.

By November 10, 2015


Comcast confirms it wants to start a wireless service

Comcast's CEO Brian Roberts publicly acknowledges for the first time that the cable company will exercise a provision in a contract with Verizon to resell the wireless operator's service under its own brand.

By October 27, 2015


Comcast challenges YouTube with Watchable video service

The cable provider's new service puts digital stars side by side with regular TV.

By September 29, 2015


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


Comcast extends low-cost Internet service to community college students

An expansion of the Internet Essentials program will offer cheap broadband to students who qualify for federal education grants. It's being tested in Colorado and Illinois.

By September 16, 2015


Chamberlain opens MyQ smart garage doors to Comcast integration

Chamberlain shares the keys to its smart garage door openers with Comcast's Xfinity Home security app.

By September 15, 2015


Comcast may be chatting with new-media firms to snag younger users

The cable giant is eyeing acquisitions and investments in the land of new media as a way to win over younger people who don't watch as much traditional TV, says the Wall Street Journal.

By July 24, 2015


Electronic Arts, Comcast team up to bring game streaming to TVs

Their test project offers cable customers a way to play video games through set-top boxes using their smartphones or tablets as controllers.

By July 14, 2015


Comcast to launch $15-per-month streaming TV for cord cutters

Dubbed Stream, the service will let Comcast's Xfinity Internet customers watch HBO and a handful of standard broadcast networks via their PCs and mobile devices.

By July 13, 2015