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Joe Clayton, CE Industry Titan, Passes
November 5, 2018 at 8:50 am

The CE industry mourns a legend as Joseph P. “Joe” Clayton, a seminal consumer electronics industry figure and former President and CEO of DISH, has passed at the age of 69.

At CES, DISH Announces Sling TV OTT Video Service
January 5, 2015

DISH has announced at the International CES that it will launch by the end of January an OTT (Over-the-Top) live TV and Internet video service it is branding as Sling TV, with the target market being 18-to-35-year-old Millennials.

Scullcandy Names Hodell CFO
October 7, 2013

Scullcandy on Monday announced that it has a named Jason Hodell its new chief financial officer, effective Nov. 4.

CEA Inducts Its 2012 Hall of Fame
October 17, 2012

The Consumer Electronics Association inducted a group of industry pioneers into its 2012 CE Hall of Fame last night at the Industry Forum in San Francisco.

LG, Samsung, hhgregg Founders Lead CE Hall of Fame Class
May 1, 2012

The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced this year's induction class for the CE Hall of Fame. The class includes founders Byung-Chull Lee of Samsung, In Hwoi Koo of LG, Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn's, Charlie Ergen of Echostar and Dish Network and Fansy and Henry Harold Gregg of hhgregg.

CEA Honors Four With Technology Awards
November 15, 2011

The Consumer Electronics Association Tuesday announced that it is honoring three industry technologists with its prestigious CEA Technology Leadership Awards, and fourth with the CEA Technology Achievement Award.

TiVo, Dish and EchoStar make up
May 2, 2011

Dish Network and EchoStar Corp. agreed to pay TiVo Inc. $500 million to settle a patent dispute that dates back to 2004, the companies announced Monday. Shares of TiVo rose 6% in morning trading, while Dish Network's stock jumped more than 13%. Shares of satellite TV company EchoStar fell 3.4%. TiVo will receive an initial payment of $300 million, with the remaining $200 million distributed in six equal annual installments through 2017.

TiVo Refocusing on Web and On-Demand
January 24, 2011

TiVo, the pioneering digital video recorder, is beloved by couch potatoes for offering a simple way to record television shows for watching later. But the company's hot-and-cold relationships with cable providers is complicating the fate of TiVo's digital recording and video-on-demand services. In the early 2000s, TiVo amassed a devoted following of consumers who praised its simplicity. The device marked a leap forward from VCR machines, and for TV junkies, it was well worth the upfront cost for the hardware and the subscription charges.