EchoStar and Dish Network agree to pay TiVo to settle a long-running patent tussle. The companies are also swapping patent licenses.
U.S. Court of Appeals rules that EchoStar did, in fact, violate TiVo's DVR patents, paving the way for the disabling of infringing devices.
Dish Network DVR owners won't see any impact just yet as EchoStar appeals the latest decision, but TiVo is a step closer to $300 million and a crippling blow against EchoStar.
Dish Network DVRs can temporarily remain functioning despite Tuesday's contempt ruling.
The EchoStar T2200s is the cable version of its earlier Dish Network-only DVR with built-in SlingPlayer support.
The SlingLoaded mega-DVR lets you access live and recorded TV from anywhere.
The company's third-quarter earnings are boosted into positive territory after receiving $105 million in patent trial award.
The Supreme Court is refusing to hear EchoStar's appeal against a patent infringement suit brought against it by TiVo.
CNET's full review of the DTVPal is up, offering lots of praise for its electronic program guide, but knocking its mediocre remote.
The EchoStar SlingModem combines a cable modem and Slingbox in one housing--and it won't be the last cable-centric product the former satellite-only hardware provider releases this year.