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  • Office Depot employees face a new year of changes

    Boca Raton-based Office Depot had a busy year in 2013, with most of the year spent completing its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax. For South Florida employees, the company's December 10 decision to base the headquarters in Boca Raton was a major...
  • Netflix-Comcast deal ends Internet consumption dispute

    Netflix-Comcast deal ends Internet consumption dispute
    The landmark deal between Comcast Corp. and Netflix Inc. resolves a simmering dispute over who will support America's growing Internet video habit. Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast for a direct connection to the cable operator's broadband networks to...
  • Netflix mocks Amazon Prime Air with 'Drone 2 Home' video

    Netflix mocks Amazon Prime Air with 'Drone 2 Home' video
    Netflix has taken to YouTube to make fun of the drone delivery program Amazon.com unveiled last year. In a satirical video, Netflix jokingly announced "Drone 2 Home," a service that allows the company to deliver DVDs the same day users rent them from...
  • No Netflix, No Problem? TiVo Founders' Qplay Set-Top Places Bet on YouTube and Other Free Video

    Here comes another device built to haul Internet video to HDTVs. But with the new Qplay gizmo, you won't be able to watch Netflix's "House of Cards" -- or any other subscription-video content. Instead, the Qplay adapter currently is able to access only...
  • Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer

    Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer
    Barnes & Noble Inc., the last-standing major chain in the national bookstore market, received a conditional proposal from a private investment management firm to take over 51% of the company for $22 a share. The offer came through Thursday night,...
  • Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says

    Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says
    Amazon.com is gearing up to release an Internet-connected television set-top box as early as next month, according to a report Friday. The Seattle-based online retailer is aiming for a March debut for a product that would go head-to-head with the...
  • Amazon Angles for Oscar via Exclusive Deal for 'Broken Circle Breakdown'

    Netflix secured rights for documentary "The Square" a few months before the film received an Oscar nomination. Now rival Amazon.com is playing that game, too: The Internet giant struck a content-licensing agreement with Tribeca Film that will make...
  • Facebook's WhatApp Deal Preceded by Rakuten's Viber Buy

    HONG KONG - The rivalry between global internet conglomerates to get into messaging was underlined by Facebook's proposed $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. That now makes last week's purchase of rival message service Viber by Japanese giant Rakuten...
  • Super Bowl: Netflix Traffic Fell 20% in First Half, But Then Bounced Back to Normal Levels

    Sunday's Super Bowl evidently pulled Netflix subscribers away from the streaming video service early in the game -- but as the Seattle Seahawks padded their lead over the Denver Broncos, Netflix usage returned to regular levels, according to an analysis...
  • Why Hollywood Should Be Watching For Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    With FCC chairman Tom Wheeler announcing plans Wednesday to do a rewrite of net neutrality regulations, studios this time around have even more reason to be concerned about how robust the agency makes its rules of the road for the Internet. As showbiz...
  • Netflix Customer Ratings Improve, But It Still Hasn't Recovered From 2011 Pricing Backlash

    Netflix subscribers were apparently happier with the service in late 2013 than they were a year earlier -- but the Internet streamer's customer-satisfaction scores are still well below levels it enjoyed before a major price hike in mid-2011. Netflix...
  • 10 romantic shows to binge-watch over Valentine's Day weekend

    10 romantic shows to binge-watch over Valentine's Day weekend
    If binge-watching the second season of "House of Cards," Netflix's misanthropic political thriller, isn't your idea of romance, take heart: There are plenty of other shows that celebrate love in its myriad forms available for you to binge-watch this...
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  • Did Gov. Corbett make a mistake by filing a lawsuit against the NCAA?

    Yes If Gov. Tom Corbett were a doctor, he would be guilty of breaking that field's most sacred creed: the Hippocratic oath. Corbett has stymied the healing process at Penn State by filing a federal lawsuit against the NCAA. He said the organization...
  • Pa. senator sues over NCAA use of Penn State fine

    Pa. senator sues over NCAA use of Penn State fine
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator sued the NCAA on Friday over its use of the $60 million fine that Penn State is paying for its handling of the child molestation scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky,...
  • Date Set for Timothy Curley, Gary Schultz, Graham Spanier Hearing

    Date Set for Timothy Curley, Gary Schultz, Graham Spanier Hearing
        A hearing date on recently filed charges against three former top administrators at Penn State University is now set.  The Dauphin County Court Administrator's Office says, the preliminary hearing for former Penn State University President Graham...
  • Former PSU coach and Sandusky witness Mike McQueary sues school

    Former PSU coach and Sandusky witness Mike McQueary sues school
    Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary is looking to gain from a newly filed $4 million lawsuit against the school. The 37-year-old says he was fired because of his cooperation with authorities in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse...
  • Analysis: Sandusky seems determined for trial

    Analysis: Sandusky seems determined for trial
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appears determined to hold out for a trial on explosive child sexual abuse charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life, legal experts said. Sandusky could face...
  • Timeline of events in Penn State scandal

    The investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of children by retired Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky began in 2009 with the first report of allegations to law enforcement. But allegations and eyewitness accounts, some known to...
  • In wake of Penn State scandal, U.S. Senators target child sex abuse

     
    At a U.S. Senate hearing, former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy likened his years of sexual abuse at the hands of a hockey coach to the abuse scandal that has rocked the Penn State University football program and community. "In my......
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
  • Penn State fired Joe Paterno for ‘failure of leadership’

     
    Penn State fired Joe Paterno for 'failure of leadership'...
  • Penn State sex scandal: Jerry Sandusky ran boys camps for years

     
    Penn State scandal: Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant Penn State football coach charged with sexually assaulting at least eight boys, was allowed to operate a summer football camp for boys on a Penn State satellite campus for six years....
  • Penn State officials surrender amid Sandusky sex-abuse allegations

     
    Two Penn State officials surrendered Monday on charges of failing to report suspected child-sexual abuse by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and committing perjury in their grand jury testimony. Senior Vice President Gary Schultz and Athletic...
  • Penn State AD, administrator steps down following scandal

     
    Penn State AD, administrator steps down following scandal...