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After dragging on for months, a standoff between DirecTV and The Weather Channel has ended and the winner is pretty clear. In mid-January TWC went dark on the satellite service and DirecTV started pushing the three people left who don't get their weather info from the internet to another channel,

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Google's been doing some pretty slick stuff with QR codes lately, and now it looks like The Weather Channel's getting in on the fun -- it's running a little on-screen graphic prompting Android owners to download their app by scanning their TV screens. Sure, it's not the craziest thing in the world

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A year after launching on The Weather Channel SD and receiving \"nearly a billion impressions\" there, DirecTV has added interactive Local on Demand and Local on the 8s widgets to The Weather Channel HD. Same as always, this lets viewers dial up weather alerts, the most recent updates for their area,

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Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world of mobile for Friday, July 17th, 2009: As Samsung goes, so goes LG -- usually, anyway -- and it stands to reason that Lucky Goldstar would want to be hot on Sammy's heels in the Android race. Indeed, it turns out that the unannounce

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Typically, we can count on Comcast to bring along at least three newcomers whenever it decides to bulk up an HD lineup, but for whatever reason, it decided to drop just a single, lonely high-definition station on the residents of Houston this week. For those too lazy to check the forecast online, Th

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The Weather Channel's the latest to get a taste of DirecTV's interactive treatment, adding new severe weather alerts, Local on the 8's weather reports, Local On Demand weather and a featured spot on the DirecTV Active application. The Weather Channel HD feed doesn't feature the local on the 8's app

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Just as hurricane season gets up to speed, The Weather Channel itself has been swept up by NBC. Along with Bain Capital and The Blackstone Group, the Wall Street Journal reports the weather broadcaster sold from Landmark Communications for $3.5 billion. Don't expect them to abandon those new high de

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Though we had previously heard that The Weather Channel's new HD studio wouldn't open until July, it looks like things will be getting started a touch early. Based on a dedicated page on the network's website, we're told that June 2nd is the date in which it will start broadcasting from an all new

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We've noticed The Weather Channel HD slowly finding its way into various communities but now the network is touting all of its recent additions and letting us know what's on the way. An all new studio opens July 2, resulting in almost all programming originating in HD, especially its famed severe w

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The Weather Channel's aptly named When Weather Changed History drew the most viewers of any launch ever on the network when it debuted January 6. The first HD produced series on The Weather Channel, increased viewers by about 27% with its debut episode, focusing on the Challenger shuttle explosion.

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It seems like ages since the appeal of the Weather Channel in HD first came up, but it looks like the wait may be drawing to an end. While we've been mildly sated by the upconverted programming and limited HD graphics, the network is finishing up construction of its new HD production facility this

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The Weather Channel is investing $50 Million to convert their on-screen graphics to HD and to build a new studio in Atlanta for HD. They will break ground on the new building on May 2nd and it should be completed by January. Interestingly, DirecTV will add the TWC in HD in September, but will upconv

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