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Apple said to be working on ad-skipping tech for TV

A new report says Apple's trying to woo cable companies on ad-skipping technology for TV programs.

By July 15, 2013

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CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology

The TV network says the satellite TV provider "deliberately failed to disclose" the AutoHop features during contract negotiations in 2011.

By January 23, 2013

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Judge denies injunction against Dish's ad-skipping feature

Fox Broadcasting sought to block the AutoHop feature, which allows programs to be viewed without commercial interruption.

By November 7, 2012

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Dish Network chief defends new ad-skipping feature

Dish chairman Charlie Ergen believes the service's new ad-skipping Auto Hop feature is a necessary response to the lure of Web TV, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

By June 8, 2012

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Dish, TV networks duel over ad-skipping feature

Fox and NBCUniversal file copyright infringement suits over the Auto Hop feature, leading the satellite carrier to fire back with a lawsuit of its own.

By May 24, 2012

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Virgin Mobile's 'blinkwashing' asks your eyelids to skip ads

The feature is part of a viral marketing campaign that allows users to blink their eyes in order to skip ads on YouTube.

By September 17, 2013

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Discovery CEO warns Dish Network against skipping ads

Discovery's CEO said Dish's new ad-skipping DVR tech could destroy traditional cable TV, possibly pushing up prices and limiting the amount of programming produced by undercutting ad revenue.

By May 21, 2012

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How to skip ads on YouTube

Learn how to stop spending 30 seconds watching an ad you've seen 10 times before, and start watching your video instead.

By February 7, 2012

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Dish said to be talking to NBC, CBS, and more for Internet TV

After striking a deal with Disney, the satellite television operator is reportedly negotiating for an Internet TV service to be released as soon as this summer.

By April 22, 2014

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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.

By March 4, 2014