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Topic: TiVo

Comcast Files Patent to Halt DVR Ad-Skipping

Technology offers advertisers opposite of Dish Network's Ad Hop feature

Comcast is seeking a patent for new technology that will force subscribers who fast-forward through DVR-recorded shows to view advertising anyway, according to FierceCable, an online publication for cable network execs. The cable…

Struggling TiVo Tries to Reinvent Itself—Again

The company has stumbled into what it hopes will be the key to its future

TiVo has long struggled to find a permanent place in the living room, and with the DVR market dying , there’s a new urgency to its quest. So now the…

Hulu Continues Its Expansion

Premium service Hulu Plus is now available on TiVo

Hulu continued its push beyond the home computer when TiVo Premiere announced a deal this week to carry Hulu Plus—after months of negotiation. According to the TiVo website, the service…

Dish, EchoStar to Pay TiVo $500 Million to Settle Suit

Deal ends years-long dispute over DVR patents

Dish Network and its parent EchoStar announced Monday morning that they plan to pay TiVo $500 million to settle an ongoing patent dispute. The settlement has been years in the making.…

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