Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
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.
Technically Incorrect: Comcast, Time Warner and Charter make a poor showing for cable TV service. And as for Internet Service Providers, oh, don't ask.
Comcast's $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is officially dead, and the companies may have the fiery Net neutrality debate that raged this past year to blame.
Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.
After meeting with regulators, Comcast looks to be giving up on its plan to acquire the cable giant, according to Bloomberg.
Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.
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.
Charter is courting Time Warner Cable again, this time offering $55 billion in cash and stock, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The $45 billion deal has the potential to shake up the pay-TV business -- or does it? CNET explains how it affects you.