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  • ESPN reaches deal with Comcast for SEC Network Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network. The network, which launches on Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite providers like DISH Network, Cox Communications and AT&T U-Verse.

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners has filed suit against the U.S. government, accusing it of reneging on an agreement regarding bankrupt Harbinger-backed wireless company LightSquared LP, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • WASHINGTON, July 10- Verizon Communications Inc had a net addition of over 1.4 million postpaid subscribers in the second quarter, its chief executive said on Thursday, a dramatic increase from the first quarter, when customer growth fell short of expectations.

  • July 9- 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. The lawsuit, filed in a Colorado federal court on Tuesday, said Ergen had engaged in fraud and violated a federal anti-racketeering law.

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Dish Network Corp shares could jump 20 percent over the next year if the Federal Communications Commission's wireless spectrum auction prompts investors to revalue the company's wireless real estate, Barron's said in a story published Sunday.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared on Tuesday revealed a new restructuring proposal that would cede 74 percent of its equity to a new investor group that includes JPMorgan Chase& Co, Cerberus Capital Management and Fortress Investment Group.

  • June 20- Verizon Communications Inc unit Verizon Wireless is looking to buy satellite-TV operator Dish Network Corp's spectrum to improve wireless internet speeds, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Verizon Communications shares were little changed at $49.39.

  • Investing in digital currencies: Risks and rewards Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    If you want to consider investing in digital currencies like bitcoin, these are the primary methods.

  • 4 trends changing the way you manage money Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    By 2020, banks will lose 35 percent of their market share to technology companies. Here's how investors are rethinking money management.

  • Early Movers: COV, YHOO, GOOG, GE, TGT, T & more Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:46 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Are investors ditching gold for bitcoin? Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    According to some strategists, bitcoin's appealing status as a means of payment and store of value make it an appealing new alternative to gold.

  • Bitcoin key to future of online payments: EBay CEO Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    EBay's John Donahoe tells CNBC he sees bitcoin and other digital currencies playing an "important role" in PayPal.

  • Bitcoin is back: Price quietly jumps 80% Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 4:42 PM ET
    Bitcoin sign

    The price of a bitcoin started breaking away in mid-May, and it now sits above $650.

  • Apple allows 'approved' virtual currencies in Apps Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 2:43 AM ET

    June 3- Apple Inc will let software developers include virtual-currency transactions in their applications, paving the way for new forms of money to appear on iPhones and iPads.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, May 30- Erik Huggers is leaving Verizon Communications Inc just five months after joining the company via the acquisition of the Intel Corp "OnCue" streaming service he developed, signaling the communications giant's waning interest in providing an Internet-delivered TV service.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Astrotech, Blackberry & More Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • LA Dodgers: A good team that can be hard to watch Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    Pitcher Josh Beckett of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after recording a no hitter during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 25, 2014 in Philadelphia.

    Two months into the 2014 baseball season, 70 percent of televisions in Southern California can't tune into Dodgers games.

  • May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter, joining companies such as Overstock.com Inc and Zynga Inc in accepting the digital currency. Coinbase, funded by venture fund Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator, is one such digital wallet.

  • Early movers: AAPL, DISH, TWTR & more Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Satellite TV operator Dish Network to accept bitcoins Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    May 29- Satellite TV operator Dish Network said it would accept bitcoin payments from customers from the third quarter. Dish said it selected Coinbase as the payment processor for bitcoin transactions with customers who choose to pay their bills online with the bitcoin wallet of their choice.