Dish-Disney deal changes future of online TV

Dish's ad-skipping feature becomes a negotiation tool with networks, Keurig fights knockoff cups with high-tech machines, and Logitech debuts its universal-remote keyboard.

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In this episode of Update:

- Learn why Dish made a deal with Disney so its DVR won't auto-skip commercials on ABC shows for three days after airing. In the compromise, Disney scored the rights to stream Disney-owned networks online, including ESPN, and that could be a game changer in accessing TV on the Internet.

- You may need to hack the Keurig 2.0 machine if you want to use bargain-priced unlicensed single-serve coffee cups. Keurig is fighting copycat K-cups with high-tech machines.

- Watch thousands of music videos on Xbox Music, Microsoft's streaming service.

- Type to your smart TV with Logitech's Harmony Smart Keyboard universal remote, arriving this month for $150.

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