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Amazon-NBCU deal expands Instant Video content

Amazon and NBCUniversal make hundreds more TV episodes -- including "Battlestar Galactica" -- available to Prime Instant Video subscribers.

By August 24, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1389: Steve says Comcast/NBCU will be ok (podcast)

On today's show, we've got a new meme, new details about the Comcast/NBCU merger, and new comments from Apple dismissing Android tablets as both "bizarre" and "vapor." Ok, guys, whatever you say. Verizon offers $200 off iPhone 4 upgrades, in case that takes the sting out a little, and we discuss the rise of universal app stores, consumer confusion over 4G, and sharks in the streets of Australia. It's a wide-ranging show, folks. --Molly

By January 19, 2011

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Ep. 1389: Steve says Comcast/NBCU will be ok

On today's show, we've got a new meme, new details about the Comcast/NBCU merger, and new comments from Apple dismissing Android tablets as both "bizarre" and "vapor." Ok, guys, whatever you say. Verizon offers $200 off iPhone 4 upgrades, in case that takes the sting out a little, and we discuss the rise of universal app stores, consumer confusion over 4G, and sharks in the streets of Australia. It's a wide-ranging show, folks. --Molly

By January 19, 2011

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Reports: Comcast-NBCU deal near approval

The agreement giving Comcast a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal could get approval from the FCC and Justice Department as early as this week, according to reports.

By January 18, 2011

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Lawmakers fret over Comcast-NBCU deal

Representatives Henry Waxman and Edward Markey have some issues with the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal merger agreement, saying they worry that consumers could suffer.

By December 8, 2010

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GE, Comcast reportedly value NBCU at $30 billion

The apparent agreement on a valuation for NBC Universal sets the stage for cable giant Comcast to buy the movie and TV unit from GE, according to press reports.

By November 9, 2009

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Comcast scoops up rest of NBC Universal from GE

The cable giant has completed its $16.7 billion deal to acquire the remaining 49 percent of NBCU from former owner General Electric.

By March 20, 2013

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Buzz Out Loud 1388: Everybody hates Netflix (podcast)

Our hilarious Internet video of the day is also a disturbingly meta metaphor for what's got to be happening if the FCC would just roll over and approve a Comcast-NBCU merger 4-1, like they did today: walking headlong into the fountain. Hello, content balkanization! What could possibly go wrong? Also in the news, Steve Jobs on medical leave again, get your info off Facebook, for god's sakes, and why everybody hates Netflix. --Molly

By January 18, 2011

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Ep. 1388: Everybody hates Netflix

Our hilarious Internet video of the day is also a disturbingly meta metaphor for what's got to be happening if the FCC would just roll over and approve a Comcast-NBCU merger 4-1, like they did today: walking headlong into the fountain. Hello, content balkanization! What could possibly go wrong? Also in the news, Steve Jobs on medical leave again, get your info off Facebook, for god's sakes, and why everybody hates Netflix. --Molly

By January 18, 2011

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No penalty for Comcast if merger with Time Warner Cable fails

Comcast has risked almost nothing in its $45.2 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable, according to a filing with the SEC.

By March 20, 2014