Comcast Purchases Universal’s ‘Black Tower’ Building
. .” Over the course of its 90-minute running time, the documentary examines the Cubs’ 2003 season, which ended with the Cubs on the brink of advancing from the National League Championship Series to the World Series. But only on the brink. The 2003 season played out with the Cubs losing to the Florida Marlins in a NLCS Game 6 at Wrigley Field that included the infamous Bartman incident.
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These charts show Comcast acting more and more like a monopolist
For an extra $10 per month, you could get a blazing-fast 8 Mbps connection. In 2008, the standard package (dubbed “Performance”) doubled again to 12 Mbps while the “Blast” tier speed doubled to 16 Mbps: (Comcast) The last five years have seen an extreme divergence between Comcast’s low-end and high-end speeds. Today, Comcast’s Performance tier gives you a 20 Mbps connection, only 66 percent higher than the 2008 speed. The Blast tier is 50 Mbps, more than three times the 2008 speed.
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Comcast outage fixed after 150,000 lose service
Comcast Corp. has purchased 10 Universal City Plaza for its NBCUniversal division, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. our editor recommends NBCU Shake-up: What’s Next at Universal? (Analysis) NBCUniversal is already an anchor tenant in the building, occupying more than half the total 771,374 square feet of Class A office space in the 36-story building.
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That is – until Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. It turned out to be a frustrating game for 150,000 Comcast customers– who lost service for about an hour – during an epic game. The outages were spread across the north metro area, including Thornton, Boulder, Arvada and Commerce City.
Full version: http://www.9news.com/news/article/358643/346/Comcast-outage-fixed-after-150000-lose-service
Comcast Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Visa
In the case of Comcast Corp ( NASD: CMCSA ), the market cap is now $96.23 billion, versus Visa Inc ( NYSE: V ) at $95.88 billion. Below is a chart of Comcast Corp versus Visa Inc plotting their respective size rank within the S&P 500 over time (CMCSA plotted in blue; V plotted in green): Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CMCSA vs.
Full version: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2013/10/07/comcast-moves-up-in-market-cap-rank-passing-visa/