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X1 Photos hits the App Store!

Comcast Labs has just released X1 Photos, a new mobile app that allows XFINITY X1 customers to easily cast photos and videos from their iPhone or Android smartphone directly to their TV. The app enables casting from on-device photo galleries including camera roll, Facebook, Instagram and Flickr. Support for additional 3rd party services will be […]

2016 Rio Summer Olympics

For several months leading up to Rio 2016, teams all over Comcast worked on every aspect of X1 to prepare for the Olympics. Our goal was to feature and surface content around all of the games in ways that had never been done before. We went way beyond primetime coverage to bring every minute of streaming video […]

CSV to Host Toastmasters Regional Humorous Speech Contest

Comcast Silicon Valley is proud to be hosting the upcoming regional Humorous Speech Contest as part of our membership in Toastmasters International. On Thursday Sept. 15 we’ll hear from several CSV members as they compete to win a slot in the G4 Area regional competition. The larger G4 event will take place at CSV on the […]

Agile Event with Dan Olsen @ Comcast Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Agile Leadership Network presents a special Meetup with Dan Olsen on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 6:30 – 9pm. Dan will be discussing key points and topics from his Amazon best selling book, The Lean Product Playbook. The Lean Product Playbook is a practical guide that describes an iterative methodology for achieving product-market fit. In his talk, […]

Lab Week, July 2016

Bots were  the theme of this summer’s Lab Week here at CSV, and as usual, people delivered. While no one ventured into VR territory during the 5-day event, we had enough bot action to go around. The week was even kicked off with a visit from our friends at Slack who gave us some first-hand […]

T&P Live from CSV

A few times a year, Comcast’s Technology and Product group (T&P) produces a live broadcast of T&P Live, a live internal national broadcast hosted by T&P President, Tony Werner. The July 2016 edition of T&P Live was broadcast from CSV and expertly produced by the crew from Comcast Hometown Network. These guys were amazing! The […]

2016 Post-it Challenge

2016 brought stiff competition in the 2nd annual CSV Post-it Challenge. Popular themes this year were Game of Thrones, animation, politics and rock starts. I mean, what else is there, really? Oh yeah, Olympics!

Lessons Learned from Zombieland

Sr. director of engineering, Matt Barbour recently gave an awesome presentation at Star East entitled “Lessons Learned on Test Automation from Zombieland”.  In it he discussed all of the lessons learned by his teams on doing end-to-end automated testing on real devices at Comcast’s scale.   Matt’s thesis: The chaos involved with automated testing on […]

A Truckload of Pillows

Comcast Cares Day 2016 was a great success globally, and we were psyched to be part of it, right here in our own community. This year Comcast Cares Day brought over 100,000 volunteers out into local communities. What a showing! CSV pitched in with a whole truckload of pillows and blankets for one of our favorite […]

Over 100,000 Volunteers on Comcast Cares Day

This past Saturday, we celebrated our 15th annual Comcast Cares Day, and the turnout was incredible. More than 100,000 volunteers this year gave back at about 900 projects nationwide and in 20 countries around the world. 1 day, 100,000 volunteers, a world of difference. To learn more, visit www.globalcitizen.org/comcast.