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Weather Channel, DirecTV end months-long tempest

Weather Channel returns to lineup after agreeing to reduce amount of reality TV programming it offers -- a sticking point for the satellite provider. There's no word, though, on whether DirecTV in turn agrees to pay a higher fee.

By April 8, 2014

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015

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Dish, Fox News reach new deal, ending weeks-long blackout

A new deal returns a pair of Fox News channels to the satellite TV provider's customers after a three-week absence.

By January 15, 2015

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CBS agrees to brief extension with Dish during contract talks

A midnight programming blackout of the network's shows is avoided for Dish subscribers in 14 major markets.

By November 20, 2014

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A tempest brewing over tablets

week in review Apple, Microsoft, Google, and even Best Buy ready products to storm consumers, while Softbank snaps up Sprint. Also: Windows 8 anxiety.

By October 19, 2012

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Dish loses 7 channels in contract dispute with Turner Broadcasting

Dish's 14 million customers lose access to CNN, Turner Classic Movies and a handful of others as companies fail to negotiate new distribution deal.

By October 20, 2014

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AT&T reportedly courting DirecTV for possible acquisition

Tie-up of landline giant and No. 2 satellite provider would challenge Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination amid a changing TV climate.

By April 30, 2014

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Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

[commentary] If you were looking for a "teachable moment" about a Silicon Valley executive's personal beliefs versus his ability to lead a diverse community, this wasn't it.

By April 5, 2014

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Corruption in Wikiland? Paid PR scandal erupts at Wikipedia

A Wikipedia trustee and a Wikipedian In Residence have been editing the online encyclopedia on behalf of PR clients. Add the discovery of an SEO business run on the side, and this tempest is out of its teapot.

By September 18, 2012

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Yahoo and its CEO: What's the worst that could happen?

Chief Executive Officer Scott Thompson is accused of lying about his college education. Tempest in a teacup, or scandal in the making?

By May 4, 2012