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Al Gore, chairman and co-founder of Current TV, and Joel Hyatt, executive vice chairman and co-founder of Current TV, attend the Current TV Upfront at the Paley Center For Media on February 9, 2011 in New York City. (Joe Kohen/Getty Images for Current TV)

Al-Jazeera Buying Al Gore’s SF-Based Current TV

Current TV, founded in 2005 by former vice president Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, is available in 60 million U.S. homes.

01/02/2013

CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square Cable Bridge Over Decatur Street

CBS Announces Week-Long 24/7 Coverage Before Super Bowl XLVII

CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. […]

12/06/2012

Televisions on display at an electronics store. (CBS)

Tech Watch: Buying A New TV Online

Buying a TV used to be an in-store experience, but increasingly people are making this big purchase online.

11/27/2012

Analog TV (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Old TV Tubes May End Up At California Landfills, Despite Fees

For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.

09/27/2012

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

3 TV Display Makers Settle LCD Price-Fixing Case

Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials from California and seven other states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New York’s attorney general.

07/12/2012

A cannonball from a "Mythbusters" experiment went through this home on Cassata Place in Dublin on December 6, 2011. (CBS)

‘MythBusters’ To Resume Filming In Dublin After Cannonball Mishap

The popular television show “MythBusters” will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff’s Training Center in Dublin following last December’s unsuccessful cannonball experiment.

06/26/2012

A shopper buys a Samsung television. (Paul J. Richards/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Samsung Settles Over Television Blackouts

Samsung Electronics is now admitting that millions of its flat screen TV’s may have problems that cause them to just shut down, and a settlement has been reached in connection with the problems of some Samsung televisions manufactured before December 2008.

02/23/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 4s (Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Startup To Provide Live TV Feeds To iPhones, iPads

A startup company is testing out a service that will let subscribers watch over-the-air television programming on their iPhones and iPads.

02/22/2012

girls computer, media

Stanford Study Links Electronic Media Usage With Girls’ Social, Emotional Development

The study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.

01/30/2012

mrquiggly

Super Bowl Ad Has Local Dog Advocates Steaming

The sneaker company’s ad features a French Bulldog named Mr. Quiggly, who is about to race a group of greyhounds.

01/29/2012

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