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  • Amazon Exploring Over-the-Top TV Service

    Amazon.com -- which has disrupted book publishing and retailing, among other industries -- now may be looking to rattle the cages of the pay-TV biz. The e-commerce colossus has approached entertainment companies about licensing TV channels for a...
  • Not everyone is streaming mad over net neutrality ruling

     Not everyone is streaming mad over net neutrality ruling
    It's tough to talk about net neutrality these days without getting queasy. Maybe your stomach's in knots over the ramifications of last week's federal appeals court ruling striking down parts of the Federal Communications Commission's open Internet...
  • Netflix Threatens to Provoke Subscriber Protests If ISPs Block Traffic

    Don't tread on Netflix traffic, CEO Reed Hastings warned Internet service providers in an investor letter Wednesday accompanying its fourth quarter earnings, which sent the stock soaring 17% in after-hours trading. With the company's stock taking a...
  • Netflix profit skyrockets as subscriber growth continues

    Netflix profit skyrockets as subscriber growth continues
    Netflix's profit jumped dramatically in the fourth quarter as it added more than 4 million subscribers around the globe, bringing its total to more than 44 million members. The streaming giant posted profit of $48 million, or 79 cents per share, an...
  • Will Netflix be the savior of net neutrality? Or a fifth column?

    Netflix, feeling fat and happy from a great year -- 44 million members at the end of 2013, up 33% from a year earlier -- threw down the gauntlet to Internet service providers who may be plotting to throttle its video streams. As we reported earlier,...
  • Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'

    Saturday Highlights, Weekend Talk: 'Shaun White: Russia Calling'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES When Calls the Heart A mute...
  • Ted Cruz on 'Face the Nation'; Rand Paul on 'Meet the Press'

    Ted Cruz on 'Face the Nation'; Rand Paul on 'Meet the Press'
    President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech will be a topic this Sunday on the morning programs. The guest list: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N....
  • My own list of Chicago's greatest innovations

    My own list of Chicago's greatest innovations
    If you want to talk about mankind's greatest innovations, you have to include the list. It's not the wheel or saran wrap, but the list is ubiquitous and incredibly versatile. Maybe you saw the list of the 20 greatest innovations Chicago gave the world...
  • Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'

    Henry Waxman leads another quixotic charge for 'net neutrality'
    This post has been corrected, as noted below. Entering the home stretch of his congressional career, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) is trying again to let the federal government regulate the Internet just enough to preserve the status quo. And...
  • L.A. Stations to Share a Channel in Prelude to Spectrum Auction

    Two Los Angeles stations will share their spectrum in a pilot project designed to show that such a technological feat is possible and generate momentum for a planned government auction of broadcast airwaves. Public TV station KLCS and Spanish language...
  • European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.

    European media firms gear up for Netflix invasion. RIP Tom Sherak.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out who has my Super Bowl tickets. The Skinny: How funny would it have been if right before he delivered the State of the Union address, President Obama barked out, "Omaha! Omaha!" and the entire Cabinet got up and...
  • Obama to students: If coffee shops have Wi-Fi, so should your school

    Obama to students: If coffee shops have Wi-Fi, so should your school
    WASHINGTON — President Obama announced plans on Tuesday to bring high-speed Internet more quickly to the nation’s public schools, pledging to make sure students in the United States have every advantage that "some child in South Korea has...