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DISH Network
DISH Networks Q2 profits were up. Unfortunately, 25,000 subscribers went missing. The company blamed the drop in subs on weak economic conditions, aggressive promotional offerings by their competition, the heavy marketing of HD service by their competition, the growth of fiber-based pay TV providers, signal theft and other forms of fraud, and operational inefficiencies at Continue Reading →
Sen Ted Stevens
Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska is facing a seven-count indictment accusing him of accepting more than $250,000 in unreported gifts. The Washington Post reported that many Alaskans "greeted the news of Stevens's indictment on corruption charges as if they were condemned to a pauper's death, fearful that they will no longer be able to depend on the largess of "Uncle Ted." Continue Reading →
Barack Obama and John McCain
Back in 1960 the skills required to become President of the United States changed forever.  That was the year that John F. Kennedy debated Richard M. Nixon on national network television for the first time.  When reminiscing about Kennedy’s win, pundits love to cite that he was tanned, good looking, had great hair and had Continue Reading →
  If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube If you have trouble viewing the above video, please click here to view MediaBytes on YouTube. SONY plans to distribute concerts, sporting events and other ‘live’ performances in movie theaters. Dubbed ‘The Hot Ticket’, the platform will kick off by Continue Reading →

MediaBytes – 03/28/07

Microsoft is reportedly seeking to buy DoubleClick, to bolster its online advertising business.  The Wall Street Journal reports a price in the range of $2 Billion. LG has announced a deal with Google, that will bring the search giant’s software to mobile phones.  Services will include mobile versions of Blogger, Google Maps, and Gmail.  This Continue Reading →

Cracked Windows

Microsoft Vista
There have been several news items this week with prophesies of doom and gloom for Microsoft’s Vista operating system. After Steve Balmer’s quote about its lackluster launch, the sharks have been circling and, truthfully, the press (especially the blogs) have been quite amusing. I know most of you think that operating systems are boring and Continue Reading →

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