The satcaster claims to be the first major pay-TV provider to integrate the Netflix app on its own set-top boxes.
The DVR that auto-skips broadcast ads has been deflecting networks' attacks in the courtroom, but Disney succeeds at the contract bargaining table instead -- by giving Dish landmark Internet content rights.
The Dish Network DVR that automatically skips commercials won another round in a US court of appeals, which again rejected 21st Century Fox's petition to halt the feature.
At CES in Las Vegas, Dish refreshes the Hopper with the ability to record eight shows simultaneously, new Joey set-top boxes that help extend TV functionality anywhere, voice-enabled recommendation, and a Google Glass app.
This story initially misstated the year of the "60 Minutes" interview. It was 1983.
The developer of COBOL, which allowed computers to handle words instead of just numbers, would have been 107 years old on Monday.
The ad-skipping DVR's latest software update also improves search to include all possible sources and puts the Dish On Demand options on shelves you can scroll through.
Dish has upgraded its kangaroo-themed DVR with a faster 1,305MHz Broadcom processor, added Wi-Fi, integrated Slingbox, and served up a new feature called Hopper Transfers that allows you to transfer recorded programming to your iPad for offline viewing.
The latest ruling means Dish can keep operating the Hopper, which lets viewers skip over ads, in New York.
The music streaming service says it has more than 60 million registered users, up from 50 million last June, as it takes on competitors like Spotify and Pandora.