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Dish faces challenges ramping up its LTE network

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The FCC has imposed some strict requirements on Dish's rollout of its recently-granted 4G LTE network. [Read more]...
Dish faces challenges ramping up its LTE network

FCC delays decision on letting Dish make pure 4G network

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The FCC on Friday delayed a decision whether or not Dish could get a waiver for a satellite-free version of its proposed 4G phone network. The agency decided that the "rulemaking process" was necessary for the public good. It didn't give details of when a decision was expected, although claims...
FCC delays decision on letting Dish make pure 4G network

Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

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[tc_5min code="517731774"] Aereo has been making waves of late, winning an important court decision yesterday in its massive legal battle with network broadcasters over the legality of Aereo’s live streaming/DVR system that brings HD video content to any of your devices for a pay-as-you-go option or monthly subscription cost. Plus,...
Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities
Microsoft OEM partners dish anonymously about hurt feelings

Dish Hopper whole-home DVR review

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A new DVR with a never-before-seen feature doesn't come around every day, and if it's the sort of amenity that works in every room of the house, without compromise, then we just have to review it. What would make the list? Try the Dish Hopper whole-home DVR, which can...
Dish Hopper whole-home DVR review

Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

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Amazon Web Services’ partner network has grown to more than 4,000 members, up from less than 1,000 a year ago — a key step for the company as it tries to expand its cloud-computing customer base beyond startups to more large companies. That’s the word from Reuters this morning in...
Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

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Folks, we’re in a good old-fashioned bidding war! Dish has now upped its own bid for Clearwire to $4.40 per share, $1.00 per share more than Sprint’s current offer of $3.40 per share—and noticeably higher than Dish’s own previous offer of $3.30. Both companies are after Clearwire’s significant spectrum...
Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

Dish says AT&T is trying to set it up for failure with proposed 4G network conditions

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Not usually a topic of conversation in mobile broadband, Dish has started coming up quite a bit lately because it owns a significant amount of high-quality spectrum — spectrum that could be used to build out a new network. Indeed, that's exactly what it has says it wants to...
Dish says AT&T is trying to set it up for failure with proposed 4G network conditions

CES tells CNET: You're fired!

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At the 2013 CES convention, CNET's editorial staff loved the DISH Hopper DVR and nominated it "Best in Show." That journalistic decision was quickly tossed out, however, by the legal department at CBS, CNET's corporate parent. CBS is involved in litigation against DISH over the Hopper. The censoring of CNET's...
CES tells CNET: You're fired!

Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

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Nintendo TVii will support "all" cable and dish carriers in the US and Canada, Nintendo director of strategic partnership Zach Fountain told Engadget this afternoon. He said that no major carriers are excluded, and the only requirement for signing up is inputting your cable company's account information to the...
Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

Dish Anywhere app delivers content on the go, Sling video feed from Hopper DVR (hands-on)

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Dish is further reinforcing its promise to deliver content even when you're not in front of the TV. The new Dish Anywhere app is your portal for live streaming, powered by Sling, along with on-demand content direct from the web. As one of three apps designed specifically with Hopper...
Dish Anywhere app delivers content on the go, Sling video feed from Hopper DVR (hands-on)

Discover new cuisines with Panna

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Panna is an iOS-based “video magazine” app by How 2 Media. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, though individual issues must be acquired via in-app purchase. Alternatively, users may purchase a year’s subscription for $14.99. The app was recently featured as the Editor’s Choice app...
Discover new cuisines with Panna

Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

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The startup world woke up to some exciting news this morning, with the $10 million cash sale of restaurant dish photo sharing and recommendation app Foodspotting to online restaurant reservation giant OpenTable. So were very pleased to have Foodspotting co-founder and CEO Alexa Andrzejewski stop by TechCrunch TV this...
Foodspotting CEO Alexa Andrzejewski On The $10 Million Sale To OpenTable, And The Importance Of Telling Your Startup's Story [TCTV]

MyPref remembers specific things you like, and tells you where to find them

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So you’re visiting a new mall — what if you could just glance at one app to see if your favorite stores, or those jeans you’ve been dying to buy, are nearby? MyPref, an iPhone app that remembers products and brands that you like, aims to do just that....
MyPref remembers specific things you like, and tells you where to find them

Japanese airline ANA introduces social media campaign to boost tourist numbers

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We’ve already seen the Japanese government turn to social media to help boost tourist numbers, and now All Nippon Airways (ANA) has followed suit by rolling out its own viral campaign. The airline has announced the launch of its Is Japan Cool? website which is aimed at sharing and exploring the...
Japanese airline ANA introduces social media campaign to boost tourist numbers

CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology

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The TV network says the satellite TV provider "deliberately failed to disclose" the AutoHop features during contract negotiations in 2011. [Read more]...
CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology

Tuesday's Clearwire Vote a Key Moment For Sprint, But Won't Settle Things

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Sprint’s bid to acquire network operator Clearwire is up for a shareholder vote Tuesday, but the deal’s fate remains uncertain. While Sprint already owns 51 percent of Clearwire, the deal requires the approval of the majority of shares voted by Clearwire’s other owners. And the biggest of those–Crest Financial–strongly opposes...
Tuesday's Clearwire Vote a Key Moment For Sprint, But Won't Settle Things

OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

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More than two months after OpenTable acquired restaurant discovery app Foodspotting for $10m, the online table-reservation service has finally integrated Foodspotting’s restaurant-finding and dish-sharing features into the iOS incarnation of its app. Now, you’ll be able to view the most popular dishes from Foodspotting on OpenTable’s restaurant pages, simply by...
OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

Charlie Ergen on Dish's Company Culture: It's Not That We're Mean, It's That We're Like an Indiana Jones Movie

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Dish Chairman and co-founder Charlie Ergen is well-known for being combative both inside and outside the office. In an onstage interview at D: Dive Into Media, Ergen specifically addressed the description in a recent Businessweek story of Dish as “the meanest company in America,” and himself as the meanest boss....
Charlie Ergen on Dish's Company Culture: It's Not That We're Mean, It's That We're Like an Indiana Jones Movie
How we can learn to love the foods that we hate

Foodspotting makeover emphasizes personalized dish discovery

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Just in time for its second birthday, food-finding app Foodspotting is rolling out some major design changes. Starting Wednesday, regular users of the app will notice a redesigned interface and a new logo, meant to emphasize new personalization features. The changes in the interface are intended to drive home what...
Foodspotting makeover emphasizes personalized dish discovery

Cisco's John Chambers To IT Industry: Stop Suing Each Other! (CSCO)

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Cisco's John Chambers wagged his finger today at Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and other IT companies running amok with patent lawsuits and told them they need to cut it out. "IT companies should not be suing peers," he said during an onstage interview at the Gartner Symposium conference taking place in...
Cisco's John Chambers To IT Industry: Stop Suing Each Other! (CSCO)

Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free

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RR Donnelley’s Press+, which helps more than 400 publishers offer metered paywalls and manage digital subscriptions, says its clients are charging more for monthly subscriptions while offering fewer articles for free. “What we’re seeing is a tide sweeping through the industry of publishers lowering their meters and moving to prices that...
Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free

Dish Secures $9 Billion in Financing for Sprint Bid

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Dish signed commitment letters for about $9 billion in financing for its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel....
Dish Secures $9 Billion in Financing for Sprint Bid

Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

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Dish has been tranquil about facing a longer FCC review period for its planned LTE-based 4G network, and now we might have an idea as to why. The satellite TV giant is telling the FCC that it only expects coverage to reach up to 60 million potential customers "within...
Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

Vodafone Sure Signal now plugs directly into the wall, doles out more 3G at once

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Femtocells are rarely subtle devices, including Vodafone's earlier Sure Signal models. That's what makes a newly revamped version of the Sure Signal so noteworthy -- it's very nearly unintrusive. The new edition plugs directly into a wall outlet and doesn't occupy more space than a night light, letting it...
Vodafone Sure Signal now plugs directly into the wall, doles out more 3G at once

CEA Takes Away CNET's Role In Picking CES Best In Show; Awards Dish Hopper 'Best In Show'

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The saga of CBS's braindead decision to interfere with CNET editorial and order reporters to take Dish's Hopper DVR out of the running for "best in show" (after they'd already given it the award) continues to have fallout. Beyond having one of its top reporters resign in protest, while having...
CEA Takes Away CNET's Role In Picking CES Best In Show; Awards Dish Hopper 'Best In Show'

Foursquare's Android app gets photo-focused, better post-checkin venue pages, iOS coming soon

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Foursquare has released an update for its Android app today that improves the look of venue pages both pre and post-checkin. The new pages feature photos much more prominently with a swipeable gallery at the top. The pre-checkin venue pages allow you to see a bunch of photos at once,...
Foursquare's Android app gets photo-focused, better post-checkin venue pages, iOS coming soon

Cooking with the iPad: which apps offer the best experience?

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Cooking: if you're not doing it very often, you should. But you're probably not here to listen to me preach to you about the health, budget, and culinary enjoyment benefits of cooking for yourself. If you do it, you may be interested in our latest app showdown. And if you...
Cooking with the iPad: which apps offer the best experience?

MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It

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I thought I knew all there was to know about MovieClips. If you asked me to summarize their business, I would have said, “They post short clips of premium Hollywood movies on YouTube and put some ads up next to the content.” But I would have been completely wrong....
MovieClips is Driving 600 Million Monthly YouTube Views and No One Knows It
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