Links 2/26: Skee-Ball Game Maker Sold to a Wisconsin Rival; Will Comcast Have to Buy Mobile Operators to Survive?
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Maker of Skee-Ball Game Sold to a Wisconsin Rival
Not really tech, but sentimental story with local connection.
Happy 125th Birthday, David Sarnoff (David Who?) (Re/code)
Comcast et al. Will Have to Buy Mobile Operators to Survive, Says BTIG (Bsrron's Tech Trader Daily)
I don't always buy into everything BTIG espouses, such as in this csse.
But Comcast Cable CEO Neil Smit seemed to question the technology for the handoff between Cell snd Comcast WiFi hotspots snd the need for former: "We've build out the public spots based on the usage trends we see and I think it's – concerning the handoff between Wi-Fi and cellular, there is some technology out there. The question is whether you'd need to do the handoff or not and how seamless it would be. But we are looking at technology in that space as well." I took his comments as lesning towsrd a largely WiFi-based approach. ( Comcast Earnings Call, 2/3/2016).
Pai: No Way To Paper Over Title II Failure
Says Reclassification Was Wolf in Wolf’s Clothing (Multichsnnel News)
Independence downplays WSJ report on Blues' merger meeting (Philadelphia Business Journal)
How does HSN plan to change course to reach 'distracted' shoppers? (Tampa Bay Times)
Sixers' owner's firm's fund faces 'junk' ratings (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Technicolor announces more layoffs in Olyphant (PA Homepage)
Nobody told remote PA town that people didn't need CDs and DVDs much anymore.