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Dish's Hopper with Sling is displayed at a press event during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Dish's Hopper with Sling is displayed at a press event during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

CBS to Dish: No CES Award for You!

Earlier this week at CES, Dish Chief Executive Officer Joe Clayton unveiled the satellite TV provider’s newest product, the Hopper with Sling, and tech website CNET liked it. The set-top box has Sling built right into the hardware, allowing customers...

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“Pretty Little Liars" is a hit on TV and social media, garnering 1.6 million Twitter comments for the season finale.

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“Pretty Little Liars" is a hit on TV and social media, garnering 1.6 million Twitter comments for the season finale.

ABC Family Tweets to Keep ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Viewers Tuned In

Thirteen-year-old Gracie Marx is obsessed with the ABC Family show “Pretty Little Liars.” The Beverly Hills, California, middle-schooler posts images related to the series on Facebook Inc.’s Instagram site, texts with friends while watching and has a whiteboard at home...

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Patrick Stewart tweeted that he has given up on Time Warner Cable and is opting for Dish.

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Patrick Stewart tweeted that he has given up on Time Warner Cable and is opting for Dish.

Dish Makes It So for Patrick Stewart

It seems even celebrities have trouble with their cable service. Patrick Stewart, the “Star Trek” and “X-Men” star who has taken up residence in Brooklyn, New York, said he’s switching to Dish Network Corp. for television service after complaining about...

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

As Apple, Google Chase TV Market, Big Audiences Are Not Tuning In

Apple, Google and Roku see an untapped market in set-top boxes that deliver online entertainment to the television, but after many years, some are wondering if they’ve tuned into the right channel. The overall market for these devices, which compete with...

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Several tech startups are selling products or services that rely on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals.

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Several tech startups are selling products or services that rely on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals.

Back to the Future: TV Antenna Makes Comeback, Gets Some Static

Rabbit ears are hopping back into the picture. Several startups are breathing new life into an old technology that relies on antennas to grab over-the-air TV signals. “Rabbit ears, broadcast television: It is a forgotten technology,” Boxee Chief Executive Officer...

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Nick Miller's career in public policy began when he came across a message on Facebook.

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Nick Miller's career in public policy began when he came across a message on Facebook.

Intern Leads Battle With Cable TV as Proposed Rule Threatens Boxee

Some interns fetch coffee. Nick Miller, a 26-year-old intern at online-video startup Boxee, is busy staging a regulatory battle in Washington with the biggest media companies in the world. It didn’t start off that way for the Rutgers University graduate....

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A large flock of starlings fly over a park at sunset seaking an area to land for the evening, in Algiers.

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A large flock of starlings fly over a park at sunset seaking an area to land for the evening, in Algiers.

#HappyBday2Us: Twitter Turns 6, Has 140 Million Active Users

Twitter, the microblogging service that lets users send out messages up to 140 characters long, now has — you guessed it — more than 140 million active tweeters.  That’s up about 40 percent since September, a growth spurt fueled by...

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