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CBS 2Q beats Street as dispute goes on

CBS says net income rose 11 percent in the latest quarter, beating the expectations of analysts even as a dispute with one of its key TV distributors continues.

dateJul 31, 2013 in Business
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CBS buys half of TV Guide net for $100M

A person familiar with CBS' deal for TV Guide says the broadcaster is buying a 50 percent stake in TV Guide's cable channel and website for nearly $100 million.

dateMar 26, 2013 in Telecom
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CBS launches app for watching full episodes

CBS Corp. launched an app for iPhones and iPads that allows viewers to watch full episodes of prime-time TV shows like "NCIS," ''Survivor" and "The Good Wife" on the eighth day after their debut on air.

dateMar 14, 2013 in Software
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CNET reporter quits over CBS interference

Technology reviews by website CNET have long been respected for their thoroughness and integrity, but that reputation has come under scrutiny after a top reporter quit over what he says is editorial interference by its parent ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Business
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Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz

Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.

dateDec 17, 2012 in Internet
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Aereo wins partial victory in broadcasters' suit

(AP) -- Aereo, a startup that takes live TV broadcasts and sends them to mobile devices in New York for a monthly fee, has won a partial victory in court over the media companies that are suing it.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Telecom
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CBS 4Q earnings top views, but sales fall short

(AP) -- Broadcasting giant CBS Corp. said Wednesday that its earnings rose 31 percent in the final quarter of 2011, thanks to licensing shows to online video companies such as Netflix as well as cost-cutting that helped ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Business
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Showtime deal with Netflix shows emerging rivalry

(AP) -- Amid an emerging rivalry between traditional pay TV operators and rising star Netflix Inc., CBS Corp.'s Showtime pay TV service confirmed Wednesday that back seasons of current original series like "Dexter" and "Californication" ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Business
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