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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast Plots Big Push in Web Video Ads   —  As debate over Comcast's control of Internet and TV in American households plays out in front of regulators reviewing its bid for Time Warner Cable, the cable industry leader is quietly planning a major foray into the Web advertising business.
May 8, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Last-minute cancellation of flagship original series raises questions in Hollywood about Hulu's stability   —  Hollywood Questions Hulu as Video Landscape Shifts  —  When the owners of the online video site Hulu pulled the company off the auction block for the second time last summer …
Apr 16, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Comcast preparing wireless service built on combination of Wi-Fi and leased cellular capacity   —  Comcast Quietly Preps Challenge to Wireless Carriers  —  Google isn't the only technology giant thinking of offering new mobile phone plans to unseat wireless giants.
Apr 8, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google mulls offering wireless voice and data services in Fiber markets, talked with Sprint, Verizon about buying, reselling network access   —  Google Weighs a Plunge into Mobile Phone Services  —  After thrusting itself into competition with U.S. cable operators, Google is inching closer to competing with wireless carriers, too.
Apr 3, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Yahoo has talked to AT&T, Amazon, Samsung to preload apps on their devices   —  Yahoo Struggles in Push for Mobile Deals  —  As CEO Marissa Mayer labors to revive Yahoo, the inability to get Yahoo apps onto more smartphones has become one of her biggest problems.
Mar 28, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Maker Studios was losing $2-3M per month leading up to Disney sale   —  With Maker Acquisition, Disney Takes on a Tough Challenge  —  Walt Disney Co.'s $500 million buyout of Maker Studios has been described as many things: An endorsement of the YouTube economy, an admission by a media giant …
Mar 26, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Amazon Eyed Overseas Markets in Smartphone Talks   —  As Amazon prepares to launch its long-awaited smartphone, opportunities in non-U.S. markets loom large.  —  Amazon executives last spring held talks with possible hardware partners that included detailed discussions on strategies for China …
Mar 13, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Square tests giving businesses capital for growth, considers new funding and delaying IPO   —  In Crunch Time, Square Considers Giving Capital to Businesses  —  Square is moving further beyond the swipe.  —  The payments company has begun testing a way to give Square merchants thousands …
Feb 25, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google Was Willing to Beat Facebook's $19B Offer for WhatsApp   —  Last week, Google CEO Larry Page met with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in a last-ditch effort to prevent the rapidly growing messaging app from selling itself to Facebook, according to three people involved in the deal.
Feb 20, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google offered to pay WhatsApp to notify them of any acquisition talks, but was rebuffed   —  Google's Unusual Offer to WhatsApp  —  More than six months ago, Google approached WhatsApp with an odd offer: It would pay the mobile messaging startup in exchange for the right to be notified …
Feb 19, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context

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IBM:
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