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Dish blinks in Hopper standoff with Disney -- or is it a wink?

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.

By March 3, 2014

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Dish's Hopper legal win against Fox stands -- again

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.

By January 24, 2014

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Dish updates Hopper with companion Joey set-top boxes, and Google Glass app

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.

By January 8, 2014

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Correction: Google Doodle honors Grace Hopper

This story initially misstated the year of the "60 Minutes" interview. It was 1983.

By December 9, 2013

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Google Doodle honors pioneer programmer Grace Hopper

The developer of COBOL, which allowed computers to handle words instead of just numbers, would have been 107 years old on Monday.

By December 9, 2013

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Dish's Hopper: Now with less TV-input switching

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.

By November 22, 2013

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New York judge denies request to shut down Dish Hopper

The latest ruling means Dish can keep operating the Hopper, which lets viewers skip over ads, in New York.

By September 18, 2013

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Dish's Hopper legal win against Fox stands -- again

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.

By July 24, 2013

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Dish hands over Hopper DVR to mobile-app developers

The pay-TV operator hopes that third-party developers will dream up new ideas for its technology.

By July 16, 2013

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Dish sponsors Daytona race car, zips past TV ad ban on Hopper

Dish's Hopper product lets TV watchers skip the ads -- so the networks have in turn been declining to run ads for the Hopper. But when Fox shows the Daytona 500 on Sunday, the Dish logo will race around that obstacle.

By February 23, 2013