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Charter Nears Deal For Time Warner Cable

UNDATED (AP)- Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.

The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because of the private nature of the deal talks. 381 more words

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Charter said to be close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

According to several reports, Charter Communications Inc. is close to announcing the acquisition of competing cable network Time Warner Cable Inc. for as much as $55 billion. 400 more words

Tech

Report: Charter is going to buy Time Warner Cable for a massive $55 billion

Large companies are deciding to merge together to screw over smaller companies and consumers. One of the biggest mergers was the one between Comcast and Time Warner, and if it had gone through, consumers would be held in a vice-like grip by these two companies and there would be no competition. 108 more words

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The French are invading the American cable industry

Time Warner Cable shares hit their highest levels in more than five years on Friday, May 22.

That’s a surprise, given the company’s plan to be taken over by Comcast only just recently fell apart. 295 more words

Weekly output: NSA surveillance, Tech Night Owl

It’s a short list of stories this week, because USA Today elected to run this weekend’s column on Monday instead of today (they figure it will get more readers then than today, which seems fair enough to me). 143 more words

Weekly Output

Comcast's broadband caps are even more annoying than we imagined

Ah, Comcast — will you ever stop coming up with creative ways to irritate your customers? Redditor FriendlyDespot has noticed that Comcast has started injecting code into user traffic that warns them when they’ve reached 90% of their monthly data cap limits. 286 more words

Internet

Yet another article about why Comcast sucks so much

I recently had a moment of weakness. No, I didn’t go back to White Castle and order a 10 sack again (my toilet couldn’t handle the punishment). 613 more words

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