Comcast says merger will help creative community; Sling glitch once again riles up sports fans

More news bytes from around the World Wide Web.

> In his latest corporate blog manifesto, Comcast executive VP David L. Cohen suggests that the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger will be good for the creative community. Post

> Dozens of activist and community leaders met in Los Angeles on Tuesday to further discuss the Comcast-TWC deal. Story

> Cox Communications has cut the ribbon on a new technology center, opened within a Boys & Girls Club in East Las Vegas, Nev. Story

> Sling TV users far outside New York and Maryland complained on Twitter Tuesday that they were blacked out from seeing a Yankees-Orioles game. Story

> This Technology has published version 3.0 of its cloud-based alternate content software, SwitchStream. Press release

And finally … Netflix has renewed its female prison-themed comedic drama Orange Is the New Black for a fourth season. Story

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