News Corp.’s Fox Broadcasting Co. asked a federal appeals court to overrule a district judge and halt Dish Network Corp.’s AutoHop ad-skipping service that it says threatens television’s advertising system.
President Barack Obama said he wants mental health issues elevated to a national discussion as he convened a conference today that follows up on last December’s shootings at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 20 children and six educators.
It’s time to let television viewers buy individual channels rather than being required to pay for bundles of programming, and to end blackouts of sports events in publicly financed stadiums, U.S. Senator John McCain said.
India’s Supreme Court denied Novartis AG’s request for patent protection for its Gleevec cancer treatment, allowing the nation’s generic-drug makers to continue to sell copies of the drug at a lower price.
The Obama administration’s plan to allocate TV stations’ excess airwaves for use by wireless Internet services received support from 112 economists at a White House event that featured Google Inc. ’s chief economist.