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Your Next Cable TV Provider Could Be Google or Apple

Filed under: Media, Google , Apple, AT&T, Verizon, ComcastSomething big is going down in Kansas City. Google (GOOG) is offering lightning-fast Internet — and television — at ridiculous prices.

For $120 a month, Google Fiber customers can get Int…

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Marriott in the Limelight

This past month, I was excited to see Marriott make its mark on both the big and small screens. The Pitch is a reality show in which two advertising agencies fight it out to represent one of our newest brands, Autograph Collection. At the movies, The JW Marriott and The…

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300 Million Viewers Watching on CCTV

It’s not everyday that you’re interviewed on TV and 300 million viewers tune in. During my recent trip to Asia, China Central Television (CCTV) interviewed me about Marriott’s growth and the global economy. I thought you’d be interested in reading the transcript and viewing the segment. ___________________ Anchor: The tourism…

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PayPal Jumps to Your TV With Comcast-TiVo Shopping Collaboration

Filed under: Technology, Media, Comcast, Amazon.com, eBayPayPal has come a long way — and now it’s back in your living room.

eBay’s (EBAY) popular online payment system is working on new ways to make financial transactions possible right from your TV…

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‘Mad Men’ and Don Draper Should Buy Netflix a Drink

Filed under: Media, Netflix, EntertainmentMad Men is now several weeks into its fifth season on AMC Networks’ (AMCX) AMC.

When the new season of occasionally decadent and rarely sober 1960s ad executives on Madison Avenue treated AMC to a 20% spike i…

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