California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

A girl looks at her computer screen Alain Jocard | AFP | Getty Images The California state legislature this week passed a bill that, if passed, would require online platforms to take additional steps to ensure their services are safe for young users. The state senate unanimously approved California Age Appropriate Design Code Act Monday, … Read more

Comcast and Charter may need new direction as broadband growth stalls

Comcast and Charter may need new direction as broadband growth stalls

Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast (L), and Tom Rutledge, Managing Director of Charter Communications Drew Anger | Getty Images Comcast and charterthe two largest US cable companies, have a broadband growth problem. As tens of millions of Americans have canceled their cable television subscriptions over the past decade, the cable industry has focused on the … Read more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

Bausch Health, Meta, Comcast, Qualcomm and more

In this photo illustration, a woman’s silhouette is holding a smartphone with the Meta Platforms, Inc. logo displayed onscreen. Raphael Henrique | Light flare | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines in the midday business. Bausch Health – Trading in the pharmaceutical company’s shares was halted after the stock fell 50%. A … Read more

Failed to add broadband subscribers

Failed to add broadband subscribers

Comcast announced second-quarter revenue and profit that beat analysts’ estimates, but the cable company did not add broadband customers in a quarter for the first time. Comcast’s broadband Internet customers in the quarter were flat, behind analysts’ average estimate of 84,000, according to FactSet. Shares of the company fell more than 9% on Thursday morning. … Read more