AirTalk for May 26, 2015

Charter’s $55-billion cash and stock deal for Time Warner Cable comes a month after regulators killed Comcast’s attempt to buy Time Warner. Also, JetBlue has rolled out public service announcements reminding flyers to be on their best behavior when aboard a flight. Then, we’ll explore the psychology of littering and how new technology and social media are changing how we call people out for bad behavior.
Cable Giant Comcast To Acquire Time Warner Cable

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