Dish Network needed this week's deal that will allow it to continue broadcasting local television channels in some of Gannett's markets, but it's just one less problem that the company has to tackle.
Gaming companies have been trying for years to make their products more than just consoles, but the center of the living room, combining gaming, TV, and other media options. Could Nintendo's Wii U system, with its Wii TVii, be the one that finally succeeds?
There are more people firing up their TiVo boxes these days: The DVR pioneer posted encouraging news on the subscriber front after Wednesday's market close. TiVo now watches over 2.7 million subscribers, 41% ahead of where it was a year ago. The news isn't all good, though.
If you think QVC is a state-of-the-art way to shop through your TV, just wait until you see what PayPal has in store: It's working with TiVo and Comcast on ways to let consumers really engage with commercials, and make transactions possible with a click of your remote.
The short interest in some major technology stocks has increased sharply in recent weeks. The short sellers' view may make sense since these companies have helped drive the NASDAQ recovery.
Warner Brothers' The Dark Knight is the first flick to be offered directly via the social network. It's a small test, but when Facebook enters a business, competitors get nervous: Here's how this move could trigger a round of mergers among Netflix and other established players.
Hulu lowered the price of its newly launched Hulu Plus subscription service by $2 to $7.99 Wednesday, just days after the online streaming video service saw its rank decline on a closely watched Internet ranking service for the month of October.
The latest frenzy about online copyright issues has arisen over Flipboard, a remarkable iPad app that takes feeds from Facebook and Twitter and pulls the content from their links into an easy-to-read and eye-poppingly attractive magazine format. It could revolutionize the online news business, and not a moment to soon.
Two months ago, a court ruling sent TiVo's stock soaring. On Friday, a federal appeals court decision had the opposite effect, sending the stock down 40%.
TiVo investors applauded a major victory Thursday as a federal appeals court affirmed a district court's earlier finding of contempt in a years-long patent infringement case against EchoStar Corp. and its sister company, Dish Network Corp. Shares surged more than 60%.