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GE takes big step away from banking with $12 billion deal

...Synchrony Financial, into a separate publicly traded company in July. It sold a 51 percent stake of NBC Universal to Comcast Corp. for $13.75 billion in 2011. Two years later, Comcast bought GE's remaining 49 percent stake in NBC Universal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/ge-takes-big-step-away-ban
Comcast launching streaming video service Stream

...Internet customers, as calculated by the government.The deal never went through. Comcast dropped its bid in April.Comcast Corp., which is based in Philadelphia, said Monday that it will launch the service in Boston at the end of the summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/comcast-launching-streamin
Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...which has been operating the arena since 2012, is a division of Comcast Spectacor, which itself is a subsidiary of Comcast Corp., the people who run NBC TV, Universal pictures and the cable service for thousands in this area.Global Spectrum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-partridge-inn-n
Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

...federal court in Washington, D.C., heard arguments in the case in February but hasn't issued a decision yet.Comcast Corp. has called the case a "procedural matter" related to its Time Warner Cable deal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/comcast-says-45b-time-warn
Comcast, long criticized on customer service, adding more online reps as it tries to improve

...has increased in the past few years, rising about 5 percent in both 2013 and 2014, to $2.21 billion last year.Comcast Corp., which is based in Philadelphia, announced its social media push on Monday. It aims to answer complaints on Facebook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/comcast-long-criticized-cu
Comcast proposes to buy Walt Disney Co.

...surprise move, cable TV giant Comcast Corp. proposed early Wednesday to buy...recent quarter. Key events in Comcast Corp.'s growth: 1963 - Ralph Roberts...Feb. 11, 2004 - Cable TV giant Comcast Corp. offers to buy The Walt Disney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/12/bus_404285.shtml
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Privacy invaded

Comcast Corp. would still be collecting information about the Internet travels of its customers, if not for an Associated Press report that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/op_333852.shtml
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Comcast launches scary film network PHILADELPHIA - On Halloween, Comcast Corp., in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Lionsgate, will unveil a horror-movie network called FearNet. Fans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/31/bus_102547.shtml
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Comcast sells AT&T block

PHILADELPHIA - Cable giant Comcast Corp. sold a 42 million-share block of AT&T Corp. - about half its position in the telecommunications company - to Salomon Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/23/bus_346807.shtml
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Comcast says it will immediately stop recording customer Web browsing

WASHINGTON -- Comcast Corp., the nation's third-largest cable company, pledged Wednesday to immediately stop recording the Web browsing activities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/14/tec_333473.shtml
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