Dish Bought Blockbuster to Open Wireless Stores

“Because we got delayed on wireless, it hasn’t worked out exactly as we planned,” Chairman Charlie Ergen said in an interview at D: Dive Into Media.
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Charlie Ergen on Dish’s Company Culture: It’s Not That We’re Mean, It’s That We’re Like an Indiana Jones Movie

The so-called meanest boss in America defends himself.
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Dish Chairman: “I Think People Are Cutting the Cord”

“I think we ought to be hooking people on pay TV when they are young,” Charlie Ergen said at D: Dive Into Media. “If we are getting run out of town, I want to get in front of that.”
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Dish Chairman Ergen on Why the Company Needs a Wireless Network, Anyway

The company would have liked to have built its own network, but since getting its license has taken so long it may need to partner.
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Dish’s Charlie Ergen Says He Doesn’t Want to Kill Ads, for Real

“I don’t want to kill ads. I also don’t want to put my head in the sand,” said Ergen.
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David Eun Explains Samsung’s Silicon Valley Invasion

Samsung makes a wide variety of devices — smartphones, televisions, refrigerators. What happens when you connect them all together?
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Obsession

I think the outside world is more obsessed with our relationship with Apple than we actually are.

– Samsung Executive Vice President David Eun, in conversation at D: Dive Into Media

Groupon Has Acquired MashLogic and Is Shutting Down Its Note-Taking Service

Another acquisition to help build out the daily deal company’s tech team.
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Setting Up Shop in the Valley and NYC, Samsung Aims to Boost Its Software Side

Samsung’s new open-innovation center aims to court precious developers.
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Anomaly Productions Brings Interactive Twist to Graphic Novels

At D: Dive Into Media, Anomaly Productions shows how it’s using tech to create a more immersive reading experience.
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Time for iWatch (Comic)

About that Starfox Cosplay Blog…