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How the Hopper Went from 'Best of CES' to a Mess for CBS

CBS's reputation for integrity took a big hit at the Consumer Electronics Show after it told subsidiary CNET not to give Dish Network a "Best of CES" award for its revolutionary Hopper DVR. Why? Because CBS is suing Dish over the Hopper's commercial skipping features.

Verizon Pays TiVo $250.4 Million to Settle Patent Lawsuit

Verizon will pay Tivo at least $250.4 million to settle a patent lawsuit related to its DVR technology. The companies agreed to dismiss all pending litigation, and have inked a licensing deal. The news sent shares of the digital video recording pioneer up more than 7% Monday morning.

What to Watch This Week: Tea, DVRs, 3-D, Watches and Tiny Cameras

Here are some items that will help shape the week ahead for Wall Street. Teavana is getting hot; DISH Network is going cold turkey on commercials; tiny camera maker OmniVision will make investors smile; Movado's earnings bear watching; and RealD's numbers should generate some applause.

9 Big Companies That Will Disappear in 2012

As surprising as it may seem to many of us when large corporations with familiar brands vanish suddenly from the scene, it happens. Major companies like Saab, Borders, and Countrywide -- just to same a recent few -- are now history. Who's next? Read on ...

Something Surprising Pops Up at TiVo

TiVo is finally clicking the green"thumbs up" button for its shareholders again. The digital video recorder pioneer ended its fiscal third quarter with 117,000 more subscribers than it started with -- its first gain in four years.