Comcast Interactive Media

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Comcast Interactive Media
Type Private (subsidiary of Comcast)
Founded 2005
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and elsewhere, United States
Key people Amy Banse, President
Samuel Schwartz, EVP
Services Online media
Owner(s) Comcast Corporation
Employees 500
Website http://xfinity.comcast.net

Comcast Interactive Media (CIM) is a division of Comcast focusing on digital media. CIM was created in 2005 and originally led by President, Amy Banse, and Executive Vice President, Sam Schwartz. Comcast Interactive Media products include: XFINITY.com (portal), xfinityTV.com, Fandango, thePlatform, and StreamSage.

On May 15, 2008 Comcast Interactive Media acquired social-networking site Plaxo for between $150 and $170 million.[1] On August 5, 2008 Comcast Interactive Media acquired newsletter service site DailyCandy for a rumored $125 million.[2]

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  1. ^ "Comcast acquires social network pioneer Plaxo". Reuters. 14 May 2008. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Kafka, Peter (5 August 2008). "Comcast Buys DailyCandy For $125 Million*". Business Insider. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 

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