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Today, 10:55 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Harbinger sues Dish, Ergen for $1.5 billion over LightSquared
(CNBC) - July 9 (Reuters) - Harbinger Capital Partners has sued Dish Network Corp and its chairman, Charles Ergen, for at least $1.5 billion, accusing them of trying to strip the hedge fund of its control of bankrupt wireless company LightSquared.
Dish and Ergen engaged in "an illegal scheme involving mail and wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud, tortious interference, and abuse of process," said the complaint. "Defendants wrongfully and deceptively created chaos in the bankruptcy proceedings so that Harbinger would lose control of the LightSquared board."...

Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Music Vault brings 12,000 classic concert clips to YouTube
(Engadget.com) - Even if you weren't born yet on July 7th, 1970 you can now catch the Who's classic Tanglewood concert thanks to Music Vault. It's just unveiled an avalanche of classic concert videos, 12,000 in all, on its YouTube video channel. Those include concerts from the Who, Dylan and Springsteen (among others), newer shows like Deer Tick in Vermont during Hurricane Irene and archives from Woodstock, the now-defunct Capitol Theater in New Jersey and the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals....

Jul 07 2014 06:01 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

DirecTV is adding a live fantasy football channel to 'NFL Sunday Ticket'
(USA Today) - The Fantasy Zone channel will be broadcasting while games are in progress, but will focus solely on how the live action is affecting the day’s fantasy stats, with up to the minute game-to-game analysis, stats and on-screen tickers that offer projections and key player updates. Hosting the channel will be former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones and Kay Adams, who has established herself as a fantasy sports expert for NBC Sports’ Rotoworld site....

Jul 07 2014 05:49 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Fans Canceling SiriusXM Subscriptions in Wake of Cohost’s Firing

(The Blaze) - “Opie and Anthony” fans are canceling subscriptions to SiriusXM in reaction to the satellite radio company firing cohost Anthony Cumia last week for racially charged tweets, according to The Wrap....

Full Story Link & Discussion Here

Jul 04 2014 05:40 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Univision to end free streaming of World Cup games
(Engadget.com) - Many people in the US, even those who don't speak or understand Spanish, have been using the Univision Deportes app to watch the World Cup. To a certain degree, this was due to the fact that Univision's service was completely free for anyone to enjoy, meaning it didn't require any authentication through a cable or internet service provider. 
Unfortunately, that's all changing as of today.... 

Jul 03 2014 05:54 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Samsung is closing its video store, but your purchases will survive
(Engadget.com) - Samsung revealed that it was shuttering its book and music stores not long ago, and today it's saying goodbye to its last paid content portal, the Video and Media Hub. The tech firm has announced that it's closing the shop on August 1st to "focus on exciting new video products" -- and, no doubt, to stay on Google's good side....

Jul 03 2014 05:53 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

New on Netflix and Amazon for July 2014
From classics to episodes of brand new series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases...

Jul 02 2014 04:20 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

Showtime's Anytime TV service starts streaming on your Xbox 360
(Engadget.com) - If you're hanging on to an Xbox 360, you now have an easy way to catch up on Nurse Jackie or Penny Dreadful without reaching for the DVR remote. Showtime Anytime has finally reached Microsoft's previous-generation game console, letting you stream both live and on-demand shows so long as you already get Showtime through a conventional TV provider....

Jul 01 2014 03:14 AM
Jul 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464

'Community' revived for a sixth season on Yahoo Screen
(Engadget.com) - Six seasons and a movie. That's what fans of Community want, and they're very close to getting it. NBC cancelled Dan Harmon's comedy after its fifth season on the network -- one that may have already owed its existence to streaming services -- but now Yahoo has announced it's commissioning a new 13-episode season....

Jun 28 2014 06:00 PM
Jun 2014
Posted By: James Long

Aereo Suspends Service

"We have decided to pause our operations temporarily as we consult with the court and map out our next steps."

Full statement and the discussion continues here.

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