Comcast shows no love for Netflix; CBS gets ready to go dark on Dish

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Comcast vigorously defended itself against criticisms levied against it by Netflix in a brief filed with the FCC Friday. Document

> CBS Corp. is set to pull 29 stations in 17 markets, as well as Showtime and the CBS Sports Network, off Dish Network at 7 p.m. ET Thursday if renewals for retrans and carriage agreements can't be finalized. Story

> Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao has attempted to calm anxious shareholders by assuring them there are no plans to take over Liberty Global. Story

> Alpha Technologies, which provides power solutions for cable operators among other clients, has aquired Pittsburgh-based network monitoring specialist Cheetah Technologies. Story

> Hackers, who released star salaries for the soon-to-be released theatrical comedy The Interview, are believed by Sony Pictures to be backed by the North Korean government. Story

> The House Energy & Commerce Committee has postponed an FCC oversight hearing that had been set for next week. Story

And finally … Former Hulu CEO Andy Forssell has taken the top job at video aggregator Showyou. Story

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