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Verizon to pay $510 million to settle ActiveVideo, TiVo patent suits

Verizon said Monday that it will pay more than $510 million to settle separate patent infringement disputes that it has been waging with interactive TV technology firm ActiveVideo Networks and TiVo Inc.

Will Dish Network settle Voom dispute with AMC Networks?

Jury selection for a trial that could determine the outcome of a $2.5 billion breach-of-contract lawsuit has been delayed until Monday. AMC Networks is waging the lawsuit against Dish Network over the now defunct Voom HD channels.

Glenn Beck's online network headed to Dish Network

Dish Network may no longer be "Breaking Bad" with AMC Networks, but it is breaking bread with conservative radio talk show host Glenn Beck, whose online network, TheBlaze, started being carried by the satellite provider Wednesday.

Time Warner Cable CFO doubts Google Fiber TV will expand outside Kansas City

It's unlikely that Google will attempt to expand the Google Fiber TV service that it will soon launch in the Kansas City area nationwide, Time Warner Cable CFO Irene Esteves said Wednesday, noting that it could cost $200 billion for it to build a nationwide fiber network.

CBS threatens to pull stations from Dish over Hopper dispute

CBS will pull its TV stations from Dish Network homes unless the company kills the AutoHop feature on its new Hopper multiroom DVR, CEO Les Moonves said Wednesday.

Costantini helping Glenn Beck blaze cable and satellite carriage

Time Warner Cable and Scripps Networks veteran Lynne Constantini is negotiating cable and satellite carriage deals for conservative talk show host Glenn Beck, whose new network TheBlaze launched Wednesday in Dish Network homes.

Verizon may expand DVR capacity with network storage

Verizon is looking at how it may be able to expand the DVR storage capacity it offers FiOS TV subscribers by transferring TV shows and movies stored on set-tops to a network-based storage system, according to a patent application.

AT&T, CBS retransmission agreement is the exception versus the rule

Unlike the contentious battles waged between satellite provider Dish Network and the AMC Network, the recent agreement that AT&T and CBS reached for content was done with little drama or fanfare.

DirecTV trademarks 'Grab & Go' for mobile video product

DirecTV has submitted trademark applications for the brand "Grab & Go" for use in products related to mobile video and digital video recorders.

Quiet AT&T U-verse-CBS resolution an anomaly amid retransmission noise

A group of golfing buddies and I were watching the latest PGA Tour event the other day when the announcer said something about the fact that Tiger Woods will soon become the first professional golfer to have earned $100 million in prize money.