Astronomers report that when galaxies collide, they can see the dramatic explosion of energy. But in reality, when the two galaxies make first contact, there's not much visible impact. The initial "collision" is really two dispersed objects that overlap with each other, occupying a shared space without significant direct conflict.
New Charter overbuild mandate spurs 'artificial' competition fears, and not just among cable operators
It had to be at least somewhat relieving to smaller MSOs when Charter Communications President and CEO Tom Rutledge told investors in May that his company wouldn't use the so-called "overbuild" conditions as an excuse to charge into rural markets and compete with much more diminutive cable operators.
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Comcast's second-quarter video and broadband subscriber number estimates got a slight bump from Jefferies analysts, who credited the increase in part to Verizon's now-resolved wireline worker strike with the CWA and IBEW unions.
Brexit, the now-approved measure for Great Britain to leave the European Union, could end up impacting the U.K.'s TV and film business.
During a Senate hearing Thursday aimed at questioning pay-TV operators about customer service, Dish Network used the occasion to take another shot at broadcasters and blackouts caused by retransmission disputes.
The commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications Cable is throwing her support to Comcast cable over another fiber-based proposal in a battle to win state grants for rural broadband expansion.
Maybe it's because Shark Week is right around the corner, but Discovery Channel could be seeing blood in the OTT water if a recent survey is any indication about the network's popularity with non-pay-TV subscribers.
New Charter, the newly formed cable behemoth combining Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Network, is expected to have a messy second-quarter due to integration. But at least one analyst firm is expecting a solid performance from the company and an improvement over the year-ago quarter.
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The stars appear to be aligning for the mobile live streaming industry, as both Facebook and YouTube announced expanded capabilities for their respective apps, making live streaming more accessible and more directly competitive with Twitter-owned Periscope.
Mobile chips might play a key role in the next generation of supercomputers, according to The MIT Technology Review. Powerful computers used by governmental agencies, educational institutions and major industries consume enormous amounts of power, and the speed at which they can move data is becoming limited. So mobile chips that require less power may lay the foundation for faster, more powerful computers.