FCC extends net neutrality commenting period; Netflix stops processing DVD orders on Saturdays

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Winding down a still-profitable DVD-by-mail business that currently touts about 6.7 million customers, Netflix has stopped processing disc shipments on Saturdays. Story

> The FCC has extended the commenting period on net neutrality policy-making through July 18 to account for what it terms as an "overwhelming surge" of responses. Story

> Samsung Electronics is considering purchasing home automation platform SmartThings for around $200 million. Story

> The House has passed a bill that would render a ban on Internet taxation permanent. Story

> Billionaire Mexican investor Carlos Slim has purchaerd a majority stake in Telekom Austria AG follwing a public tender offer for  shares in the European operator. Story

> A 57-year-old former Twitter data manager has sued the social media giant, claiming he was fired because of his age and disability and replaced with two younger workers. Story

> Yahoo reported underwhelming second-quarter earnings benchmarks, including a 3 percent decline in revenue to $1.03 billion. Story

And finally...   Yahoo mergers and acquisitions chief Jackie Reses dismissed speculation that Yahoo will attempt to acquire AOL. Story

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