Sky Deutschland minority shareholders told to reject BSkyB takeover; Netflix partners with Deutsche Telekom

More cable industry news from around the Web.

> Although the European Union has approved BSkyB's takeover offer for Sky Deutschland, the latter has advised its minority shareholders to reject the deal. Story

> Netflix went live in Germany Wednesday, while also signing a partnership deal with Deutsche Telekom to put its app on the pay-TV operator's Entertain IPTV platform. Story

> Former Qualcomm executive Dennis Kish has been tapped to head up Google Fiber. Story

> Zee Entertainment is rebranding its wellness-themed Veria Living network as Z Living. Story

> Mediacom has promoted Joseph Commisso to group VP of corporate finance. Press release

> The FCC received 3.7 million net-neutrality comments by the Sept. 15 deadline. Story

> Canadian third-party network operator TekSavvy has announced a new partnership with Hastings CableVision, possibly signaling its intention to provide cable TV services. Story

> The number of Internet-connected TVs will reach 965 million by 2020, up from the 339 million projected by the end of 2014. Story

> Sony has forecast a net loss of $2.15 billion for the current fiscal year, ending in March 2015. That's nearly five times its original estimate of $488 million. Story

> Adobe Systems is forecasting disappointing revenue for the current fiscal quarter, ending in November, based on lower digital-media-business sales. Story

And finally…  Google's Chromecast has added Twitch, DramaFever, Watch Disney and iHeartRadio to its burgeoning stable of apps. Story

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