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After Blockbuster Buyout, Will Dish Take on Netflix in Streaming Video War?

Most subscribers to Dish Network probably picked the satellite television provider based on its low cost. But now that Dish has purchased the library of one-time movie rental powerhouse Blockbuster, it’s poised to compete with t…

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Comcast’s Next Big Battle May Be in Its Backyard

Comcast has a tight grip on Philadelphia sports fans with its SportsNet Philadelphia channel, which has been the exclusive carrier of games from the Phillies, Flyers and 76ers. But now Comcast will have to make the channel avail…

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‘Undercover Boss’ Salaries: When Equality Disappears

The TV program “Undercover Boss” shows there’s not much difference between top management and employees. But a look at CEO vs. employee salaries tells a different story.
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DirecTV’s Michael White: The Best ‘Undercover Boss’ Yet

What separated White from the other Undercover Bosses was his attitude. Maybe because he’s fairly new to DirecTV and has no background in the satellite-TV business, White seemed to realize that he has much to learn.

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‘Undercover Boss’ Gives DirecTV CEO a Job Orientation

This week’s episode of Undercover Boss will explore the recurring theme of disconnect between frontline worker and front office at America’s large companies. With his newly acquired scruffy beard, DirecTV CEO Mike White will go …

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