Extension restores access to handful of channels that have been blacked out since October during contract negotiations.
Keen observers notice that what seemed like Surfaces on the surface actually held up iPads. CNN, however, says it had no product-placement deal with Microsoft.
"The Daily Show" host creates LetsBuyCNN.com, a mock Kickstarter site that seeks to buy one of Time Warner's jewels.
A user posts a fake news piece to CNN's iReport news hub. It stays live for 22 hours before someone realizes it must surely not be true.
Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.
The new tool, built in conjunction with the social analytics company Dataminr, aims to discover breaking news soon after it happens.
"The truth is digital and people consuming news and information from all of our digital assets, that's the most important thing for us," the CNN president said.
Second screens like tablets are a "hacked attempt" to bring social or community interaction to TV, says CNN.com's general manager. And today's set-top boxes? Very primitive.
The blackout affects Dish subscribers in at least 14 markets, including New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and includes NFL games and "NCIS," the No. 1 TV program last week.
Apple is battling reporters over sharing unreleased footage of its late CEO shown in antitrust court Friday.