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  • KKR invests in smart home tech company Savant Systems

    (Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR & Co LLP said on Wednesday that it is investing $90 million in Savant Systems, a company that helps control the lighting, temperature and TVs in some of the world's wealthiest homes. The private company, which is...
  • NASCAR, Comcast sign 10-year deal

    The Sports Xchange NASCAR, Comcast sign 10-year deal By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- What is now the NASCAR Nationwide Series will have a new name next year, and for the next 10 years. But...
  • Gracenote acquires Baseline. Better video recommendations coming?

    Entertainment metadata juggernaut Gracenote acquired Baseline for $50 million on Wednesday, adding to its portfolio descriptions of more than 300,000 movies and TV shows dating back to 1896. Metadata are details about content such as a work's title,...
  • Troy Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

    It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer and urge them to keep up the good work. Prices for smartphone service are coming down. The terms of wireless contracts are becoming less onerous and more transparent....
  • NBC Sports Takes Stake in Fantasy-Sports Startup FanDuel as part of $70 Million Round

    Fantasy-sports startup FanDuel announced that it has closed $70 million in financing from investors including NBC Sports Ventures. The latest investment round -- which brings the company to $88 million raised to date -- was led by Shamrock Capital...
  • Media and Entertainment Mega Mergers Increase 50%

    Size matters in media. The big companies keep getting bigger, with the number of mergers and acquisitions between major players increasing substantially during the past year, according to a report by PwC. This year has already seen a number of splashy...
  • Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality

    Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality
    Netflix Inc. has signed a deal with Time Warner Cable that should bring more consistent, high-quality streams of movies and TV shows to the cable company's Internet subscribers. “Time Warner Cable reached an agreement with Netflix in June and we...
  • Jackie Robinson West dominates TV ratings -- again

    Jackie Robinson West dominates TV ratings -- again
    Score another victory for Chicago’s Little Leaguers. They topped a couple of big stars, Johnny Manziel and Chris Sale, in the local TV ratings Monday night. Jackie Robinson West’s 8-7 victory over Rhode Island pulled a 3.5 rating on ESPN2 in...
  • Hollywood Democrats Fear Loss of Senate Majority

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president +...
  • Information you can bank on

    In the bustle of everyday life, it can be difficult to keep up with all the trends and issues that affect your wallet as a consumer. For example, did you know there's potential for a new tax on your Internet service and that the formula for calculating...
  • New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago

    New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago
    A new cloud-based TV service is launching in Chicago Wednesday enabling local cable subscribers to watch their full channel lineups live online, from any location.    NimbleTV, a two-year-old company funded in part by Chicago-based Tribune Media, streams...
  • Authors' Protest of Amazon Shows That Bigger Isn't Always Better in Business

    When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...