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 absence of those channels marks the third major blackout for Dish subscribers in recent months.
"The Daily Show" host creates LetsBuyCNN.com, a mock Kickstarter site that seeks to buy one of Time Warner's jewels.
North Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures.
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.
Sony Pictures gets the controversial film online a day before it hits some theaters. Eager viewers can rent the film for $6 or buy it for $15.
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.