October 22, 2017

Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, other Caribbean islands cuts Liberty Global, Dish Network service

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By Greg Avery – From Denver Business Journal Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands is keeping TV companies Liberty Global plc and Dish Network Corp. from providing service in region, and it’s not clear when either company’s business there will recover. Denver-based Liberty Global, the largest international cable TV operator worldwide, doesn’t […]

Catalan referendum: Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

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From BBC Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence. He said the door was open to a unilateral declaration of independence after Catalan officials said voters had backed secession with a 42.3% turnout. Spain’s government has warned it could […]

The NFL can’t keep TV afloat anymore

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By Joel Espelien, Fortune From Business Insider Eli Manning of the New York Giants calls a play against the Detroit Lions during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2017 Abbie Parr/Getty Images The NFL has long been the cornerstone of the U.S. pay television market. Viewers’ loyalty to their favorite teams and the […]

Best celebrity Emmy looks

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The 33 best — and worst — celebrity looks at the Emmys Part1 By Chloe Pantazi, INSIDER From Business Insider Celebrities turned up to the Emmys in style.Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are a monumental event in the entertainment world, honoring the best TV performances of the year. For […]

Facebook faulted for saying it can reach people who don’t exist

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From Newsmax Facebook Inc. claims its platform can reach more people than actually exist in the U.S., which could hurt its push to compete for TV advertising budgets, Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser wrote in a note to clients. According to Facebook’s Ads Manager, the social media giant has potential access to 41 million […]

New super-airline

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A new super-airline wants to dominate South America — here’s what it’s like to fly on its new planes By Benjamin Zhang From Business Insider In operation since 2015, LATAM is one of newest international airline brands in the world. Yet it’s one backed by nine decades worth of history and experience. The brand is […]

The Editor Speaks: Family support unit is a disaster

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The RCIPS Family Support Unit over the last five years is a disaster. Three U.K. officers who looked at investigative delays and issues at the RCIPS Family Support Unit said police officers at the Unit were stressed out, overworked, and under-resourced. The officers found out of 92 cases they were investigating, it considered 89 were […]

$17,000 raised to send a steadfast Texas meteorologist on a post-Harvey vacation

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BY EMMA HINCHLIFFE From Mashable Throughout the storms and flooding caused by Harvey, many Houston residents turned to one voice for answers: Jeff Linder. Meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control District, Linder delivered clear, reassuring, and composed updates as flooding reached unprecedented levels. He was on TV and Twitter both for nearly 24/7, guiding […]

Diver uses technology to find missing wedding ring in Cayman Islands

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By Sam Helmy From Deep Blue In what could very well be a TV show, a diver in the Cayman Islands used footage shot on the dive to locate a wedding ring that went missing. According to Divernet, upon surfacing from a dive on the 77m/250ft wreck the USS Kittiwake in Grand Cayman, diver Jessica Pasquarelli discovered […]

The Editor Speaks: Eclipsed

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Here on Grand Cayman the event of the century [in the US anyway] yesterday’s [Mon 21] Eclipse of the Sun by the Moon was a non-event if you wanted to witness anything of it live. If we had have had clear skies we would have seen 55% of the eclipse of the sun but nature […]