How big cable uses its muscles to prevent online competition
by Da'Von B.
Rumors that Apple (s AAPL) may launch a full-fledged TV set to finally take on the TV business have been around for years. So why hasn’t Apple launched such a product yet? One reason could be that cable companies don’t want it to.
Bloomberg reported Wednesday that Time Warner Cable has been using its negotiating muscles to keep TV networks from licensing content to Apple and others.