*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.
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*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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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.
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When Netflix reports quarterly earnings after the bell, investors should focus on U.S. streaming subscriber numbers.
A technology start-up called NimbleTV hopes to allow customers to watch their cable subscription from any device, the New York Times reports.
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Only 38 percent of television viewing is done live, and that gives TiVo more opportunity to offer its recording services to "couch potatoes" everywhere, CEO Thomas Rogers told CNBC Wednesday.
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