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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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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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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 Hopper with Sling

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.

January 7, 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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Forget filaments; Sculptify 3D printer uses pellets

A 3D printer on Kickstarter hopes to turn the tide away from filament and over to pellets to save techies money and expand printing options.

By August 25, 2014

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This is real: 20K Twitch users are watching a fish play Pokemon

Fish Plays Pokemon is about one pet fish's struggle against chaos -- and it has the Internet tuning in by the thousands.

By August 7, 2014