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  • Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction

    Rolling Stones manager protests Rock Hall of Fame, skips own induction
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones' early manager, producer and publicist who is being inducted this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has announced that he will skip the ceremony....
  • DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute

    DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute
    The storm between the Weather Channel and DirecTV has finally cleared.  The network will return to the satellite television provider on Wednesday, the companies said, following a carriage dispute that had left the channel blacked out for DirecTV's 20...
  • Weather Channel Agrees to Alter Program Lineup to Return to DirecTV

    The Weather Channel is set to return to DirecTV after a three-month dispute between the cable programmer and the satellite broadcaster, but not without some major concessions. To get back on the 20 million-subscriber service, Weather Channel has agreed...
  • California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

    SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a bill approved overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Senate. The proposal, AB 777...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
  • DCDC buys satellite network from Deluxe/EchoStar

    DCDC buys satellite network from Deluxe/EchoStar
    A satellite network launched by a group of studios and theater chains last year just got bigger. The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) said it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Deluxe/EchoStar satellite network, adding nearly 1,000...
  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...
  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park

    Aerojet Rocketdyne to lay off about 150 workers in Canoga Park
    About 150 employees at rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park were told Wednesday that they would be laid off as part of a companywide reduction that the company says is related to last year's merger. Aerojet Rocketdyne was created by the...
  • Fox News Shifts 'Sunday Housecall' to Accommodate Bartiromo Show

    Fox News Channel will move its "Sunday Housecall" program to make room for Maria Bartiromo's new business-focused Sunday talk show. Fox News said "Sunday Housecall" will now air at 12:30 p.m on Sundays, after previously airing at 10:30 a.m. Bartiromo'...
  • Dish Network Relents, Will Offer 'WrestleMania 30′

    Dish Network has reversed its decision not to offer next month's "WrestleMania 30" to its subscribers. The company announced this week, "Dish will offer WWE's 'WrestleMania' pay-per-view event, airing Sunday, April 6, on channel 455 and 456 in HD and SD,...
  • Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet

    Facebook making drones, satellites and lasers to deliver Internet
    Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it. The effort is a part of Internet.org,...