Fullscreen gets funding; Comcast launches X1 in Baltimore

Cable news from across the web:

> YouTube channel Fullscreen closed on a round of Series A funding lead by Chernin Group, Comcast Ventures and ad agency WPP.  Article

> Are cablecos like Time Warner Cable barricading content companies from working with upstarts like IntelTV?  Article

> Comcast launched the X1 platform from Xfinity in Baltimore.  Release

> DirecTV apologizes to Colorado wildfire victim after a customer service rep told him that he'd have to pay $400 for the equipment destroyed in the fire.  Article

Telecom News

> EarthLink has signed an agreement to acquire CenterBeam for $22 million. Article

Wireless News

> Verizon Communications is reportedly considering acquiring Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile.  Article

>T-Mobile US says it is ahead of schedule in the migration of MetroPCS' CDMA customers onto its HSPA+ and LTE network. Article

And finally … You can buy a lock of Mick Jagger's hair for around $3,000.    Article

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