DISH Network News
Colorado Supreme Court Pot Ruling
Cororado's Supreme Court upheld a lower court's ruling today allowing Dish Network to fire an employee for testing positive for marijuana use.
Samsung Acquires Mobile Paying Service 'LoopPay'
The acquisition will help Samsung compete with Apple's "Apple Pay" service.
Rite Aid Expands Into Pharmacy Benefits Business
Drug store chains are changing their business models, adapting to big changes in health care. Rite Aid is expanding from running drugstores into managing pharmacy benefits with its $2 billion purchase of EnvisionRx. The company, which runs prescription drug plans for employers and insurers, also...
Amazon (AMZN) Movie Plans Shake Up Hollywood
It’s all about the future. So let’s look ahead. Amazon Plans Movies Amazon Studios is branching out from the small screen to big screen, announcing plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming. The online giant says...
Petco Clears Its Shelves of Treats From China
Morning Money Memo… Some treats might bring nothing but misery. The pet food and accessory chain Petco has removed Chinese-made dog and cat treats from store shelves because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007....
Dish Network Unveils Sling TV
Everybody in today's tech marks a DISH Network has announced the new service for those looking to break free cable. It's going TV gives users access to a dozen channels including ESPN Disney Channel and ABC family. For twenty dollars a month and users can have more channels for an additional five
FedEx (FDX) and UPS (UPS) Brace for Today's Huge Delivery Challenge
Morning Money Memo: Today is crunch time for UPS. The parcel company says today alone it will deliver 34 million packages, the most ever. UPS has spent hundreds of millions of dollars preparing for the holidays, aiming to prevent a repeat of last year’s mess...
Dish Network (DISH ) to Accept Bitcoin Payments
Morning Money Memo… Dish Network says it will become the largest company so far to accept payment in bitcoin. The satellite TV provider says it will begin accepting the digital coins through payment processor Coinbase by September. Coinbase will instantly convert the bitcoins into cash,...
AT&T to Acquire DirecTV for $50 Billion?
The wireless carrier is reportedly in talks to purchase the nation's biggest satellite provider.