Stuff you may have missed: February 12, 2014
In a massive, $45.2 billion deal, Comcast has plans to acquire Time Warner Cable, a move that combines the two largest cable companies into one. This is despite a previous $61 billion offer for the company by smaller competitor Charter.
“It wasn’t exactly a profile in courage. You had members saying they hoped it passed but unwilling to vote for it.” — Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the House vote to pass a clean debt-ceiling bill.
The Obama administration is working on a new cybersecurity policy, and nobody likes it.
Speaking of cybersecurity, Bitcoin exchanges are getting spammed right now.
Klout got acquired for $100 million despite the fact that everyone hates it.