News of Note—Comcast, Sinclair, Roku, AT&T, and more

news of note

> Comcast’s Universal film studio division is looking to sell its 45% stake in Chinese movie studio Oriental DreamWorks, a subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation. FierceBroadcasting story

> Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that it has officially closed its previously announced acquisition of Bonten Media’s TV stations for $240 million. FierceBroadcasting story

> AT&T and Time Warner continue to rack up international approvals for their proposed $85 billion merger and can now check Chile’s OK off the list. FierceBroadcasting story

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> In a scathing post on its blog, information security consulting and software development firm Nomotion blasted both modem vendor Arris and U-verse operator AT&T as opening “gaping security holes” in potentially hundreds of thousands of customer devices. FierceTelecom story

> Roku has filed for an IPO valued at $100 million. The Verge story

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