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  • 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.

  • But the judge who delivered the ruling also had some harsh words for Ergen, and they could come back to haunt the chairman in a separate lawsuit in Nevada. But Ergen may have a harder time in a Nevada lawsuit, where shareholders claim he breached his fiduciary duty by amassing LightSquared debt on his own behalf, rather than letting Dish make a play for the company.

  • AT&T won't get involved in DirecTV-NFL talks Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    CEO of AT&T Randall Stephenson at the Davos Economic Forum on January 22, 2014.

    AT&T's bid for DirecTV may hinge on keeping NFL Sunday Ticket but AT&T's CEO said it will stay out of negotiations with the NFL.

  • Midday movers: General Motors, Caterpillar & More Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Verizon CEO quashes Dish Network merger rumors Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Lowell C. McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc.

    Verizon's Lowell McAdam called merger rumors a "fantasy," making Dish's next move unclear days after AT&T announced plans to buy DirecTV.

  • Faber Report: Verizon-Dish merger dismissed     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the brief move higher in Dish Network's stock on Monday. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam says his company has no discussions going on with Dish Network.

  • NEW YORK, May 20- Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam shot down rumors that the company was in potential merger talks with satellite operator Dish Network on Tuesday, days after rival AT&T announced plans to buy no 1. U.S. satellite operator DirecTV. AT&T's plans to purchase DirecTV raises questions about Dish's next move.

  • Customers unhappy with TV and ISP services Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Customer satisfaction with subscription TV and Internet service providers continues to decline, a survey finds.

  • Can Dish survive media mergers?     Monday, 19 May 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    CNBC's John Jannarone discusses what AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV means for satellite TV provider Dish.

  • After AT&T deal, Dish looks less appetizing Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    Dish Network specialist installs a satellite television system in Denver.

    Speculation that Dish Networks may be sold helped the stock double in the last couple of years. But the odds of a lucrative deal now look slim.

  • NFL could be big winner in AT&T-DirecTV deal Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Maybe AT&T can give DirecTV the firepower to get the NFL Sunday Ticket renewed, an analyst tells CNBC. "If they were to lose that package, that would have been catastrophic."

  • Here’s why we’re getting together: AT&T, DirecTV Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    A long-held desire to get ahead of key business trends drove a $48.5 billion dollar deal under which AT&T will acquire DirecTV, the firms told CNBC.

  • May 18- AT&T Inc plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge as customers consume more video on their mobile devices.

  • AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 8:04 PM ET
    A DirecTV technician puts on a helmet before installing new satellite TV service at an apartment building in Lynwood, Calif., May 5, 2014.

    AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy top U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in a bid for growth beyond a competitive cellular market.

  • May 18- AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, the top U.S. satellite TV operator, in a bid for growth beyond an increasingly competitive cellular market. AT&T said it is offering $95 per DirecTV share in a combination of stock and cash, a 10 percent premium over Friday's closing price of $86.18.