News tagged with digital video recorder

TiVo Is Not Kryptonite for Advertising After All

(PhysOrg.com) -- When digital video recorders (DVRs) like TiVo went mainstream, advertisers assumed the devices’ fast-forward buttons would doom the traditional 30-second TV spot. Most advertisers surveyed said they planned ...

May 03, 2010
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Microsoft, TiVo drop suits against each other

(AP) -- Digital video recorder pioneer TiVo Inc. said Thursday that it had reached an agreement with software maker Microsoft Corp. for the companies to drop lawsuits against each other following TiVo's settlement with AT&T ...

Mar 22, 2012
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New ad zapper has TV networks worried about sales

(AP) -- The maker of a new DVR that lets consumers zap away broadcast TV commercials at the touch of a button suggested Tuesday that the networks are being short-sighted in opposing the technology.

May 22, 2012
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Israeli high-tech pioneer Efraim Arazi dies

Efraim "Efi" Arazi, a pioneer of Israel's powerful high-tech industry who helped develop technology that allowed for a video recording of the first moon landing, has died. He was 76.

Apr 15, 2013
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Dish says Hopper DVR wins 3rd federal ruling

Satellite TV company Dish Network says it has won a third federal court decision upholding the use of its Hopper digital video recorder, which allows viewers to watch recordings of hours of prime-time broadcasts with the ...

Sep 19, 2013
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Dish Network 1Q profit rises 21 percent

Dish Network Corp., the second-largest satellite TV provider in the U.S., surprised investors Monday by posting first-quarter results that were not as bad as feared. Earnings rose by 21 percent on the back ...

May 11, 2009
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Dish in contempt of court in TiVo patent fight

(AP) -- A panel of federal appeals judges has found Dish Network Corp. and EchoStar Corp. in contempt of court for failing to abide by an injunction barring them from using technology patented by TiVo Inc. in older Dish ...

Apr 21, 2011
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