First up, more on Google’s new campaign to reduce our exasperation when thumbing through cluttered websites. And as regulators continue to weigh the potential Time Warner-Comcast tie up, the companies will reportedly meet with Justice Department officials Wednesday to talk about possible concessions that would keep the merger alive. We look at what concessions are on the table. Plus, this is the time of year when many television shows find out their fate: Will they live to see another season, or enter the realm of syndication, downloads, and streaming services? We look at how the afterlife of television shows is changing for TV lovers and advertisers.
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