therealobsideus writes: An active shooter was reported this morning inside Building 197 of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). Story is still developing, with many agencies on scene including the ATF team that captured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. One suspect dead, two are still at large. Security has been stepped up throughout the capital. NAVSEA is responsible for engineering, building, buying and mainting the Navy's ships, submarines and combat systems with over 60,000 civilian, military and contract personnel and a budget of nearly $30 billion USD.
therealobsideus writes: "DISH recently announced Auto Hop, giving it's customers with the Hopper whole home DVR the ability to "hop" past commercial breaks on PrimeTime Anytime Recordings. In response, Fox has filed suit against DISH in US District Court seeking to block the technology."
therealobsideus writes: "There are many people who use home media center software like the SageTV PVR to view their content, whether it's live TV shows or movies. However, until recently, commercial skipping on previously recorded content was only available as a plugin. ReplayTV, the last company to offer a PVR with built-in commercial skipping, went bankrupt a few years after their product launched over lawsuits. But that didn't stop DISH from announcing the ability for their customers to watch commercial-free TV on certain primetime recordings. In a time where most providers are trying to figure out how to provide more relevant advertising, it seems that DISH is enabling customers to not watch advertisements at all."
therealobsideus writes: "DISH Network and Blockbuster have called an ominous press release tomorrow, simply stating that they are announcing the "most comprehensive entertainment package ever." Their event, "A Stream Come True," is said to announce DISH/Blockbuster's Netflix competitor."