Even as 23 states allow medical or recreational marijuana, experts say most businesses are keeping their drug-free policies. The NYT reports.» Read More
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Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc and Dish Network Corp have agreed to extend by several hours their deadline to reach a deal over the satellite TV provider's commercial-skipping digital video recorder. Gannett had earlier set a midnight, Oct. 7 deadline for negotiations with Dish and said that an agreement was possible.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc and Dish Network Corp have agreed to extend their negotiation deadline by several hours to reach a deal over fees that involve the satellite TV provider's controversial digital video recorder. "In order to provide additional time to reach a deal, both sides have agreed to extend the deadline by several hours," Gannett said in a statement.
McLEAN, Va.-- Dish Network Corp. and Gannett Co. say they've agreed to extend a deadline by several hours as their talks continue in a dispute over fees involving access by more than 2 million Dish subscribers to Gannett's TV stations in 19 cities.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc:. *Says at this time Gannett and DISH are continuing to negotiate. *Says both sides have agreed to extend the deadline by several hours.
Oct 5- DISH Network Corp:. *Statement from DISH regarding dispute with Gannett Broadcasting. *DISH has been unable to reach an agreement with Gannett Broadcasting ".
*Dish says Gannett wants it to shut down Hopper DVR. *Gannett source says it never asked Dish to disable Hopper. Oct 5- Gannett Co Inc and the Dish Network Corp are sparring over fees that could leave Dish customers blacked out from major networks on Sunday in a fight the No. 2 satellite TV provider said involves its controversial DVR, the Hopper.
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Oct 4- Dish Network Corp said the broadcasting arm of newspaper publisher Gannett Co Inc has threatened to withdraw broadcasting on the satellite TV provider if it does not block the commercial-skipping feature on its digital video recorders or agree to pay massive penalties.
One option trader wants leverage in Dish Network, which has been steadily working its way higher all year.
*Billionaire founder of Cablevision takes witness stand* Said Ergen liked the programming, except one music channel* Said Cablevision spent the $100 million it promised By Liana B. Baker.
*Said Cablevision spent the $100 million it promised. NEW YORK, Oct 1- Cablevision Systems Corp founder Charles Dolan testified on Monday that it was "quite a reversal" when Dish Network Corp abruptly ended their contract for high-definition programming, a dispute at the center of a long-running legal feud between the two pay TV providers.
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Netflix stock has tumbled more than 70 percent in the past year since killing its hybrid subscription plan and jacking up prices for DVD and video access. With streaming costs and competition on the rise, can Netflix stay on top?
Dish Network lost a legal petition to move its ad-skipping copyright case, but option activity remained bullish yesterday.
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In an effort to control employees' activities on Facebook and Twitter, some U.S. companies have instituted social media policies that run afoul of labor law and infringe on workers' rights.
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As with past technological threats, network executives are closing ranks against a Dish Network device that undermines the broadcast business model. The New York Times reports.