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A WSJ Op-Ed You Might Actually Like Blasts Obama For Siding With Evil Cable Giants

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business

Media mogul Barry Diller blasted the Obama administration for taking the side of the nation's biggest broadcasters against the company he is bankrolli...

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court Next Week, Experts Say (analysis)

Jonathan Handel | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Jonathan Handel

Next week's Supreme Court argument will be difficult for cable-competitor Aereo, legal experts agree, as the company faces off against not just br...

Huge Change May Come To CBS If It Loses Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology

March 11 (Reuters) - CBS Corp Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves said the No. 1 rated broadcaster could offer its content directly to consumers ...

Aereo Blocked In 6 Western U.S. States (And Parts Of Yellowstone)

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge on Wednesday blocked TV streaming company Aereo Inc. from operating in several Western states, at least until the...

Aereo CEO: Do I Look Scared?

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Four of the world's biggest broadcasters are taking streaming TV company Aereo to the Supreme Court. The company's chief executive isn't too concerned...

WATCH: The CEO Of Aereo Reveals His 'Most Important Personal Driver'

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Chet Kanojia's company Aereo, an Internet start-up that streams TV content, is rising in the national consciousness as more users turn toward its conv...

Digital Streaming Debate Heads To The Supreme Court

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a closely watched appeal filed by the four ma...

Gerry Smith

Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court To Stop Streaming Service | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Major television broadcasters filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday asking it to stop Aereo, the controversial streaming service that...

Gerry Smith

Aereo Wins Another Court Battle Against Big TV | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology

The Internet television streaming service Aereo notched another legal victory against major broadcasters on Thursday when a federal judge denied a req...

What Channel Is ABC?

Jim Monroe | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Jim Monroe

What happens when cable, telco and satellite companies realize there's an abundance of new, independent programming out there, free of the ruthless bundling and never-ending fee escalation that define their network relationships?

How A Dime-Sized Antenna Met My TV Needs

Gerry Smith | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Gerry Smith

If you're a light TV viewer who just wants to watch the major networks, Aereo might be right for you.

Are You Ready to Dump Cable?

Timothy Karr | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
Timothy Karr

As CBS and Time Warner Cable remain locked in a three-week battle over retransmission fees, you have to wonder when their millions of viewers will throw in the towel and abandon cable altogether.

TV-Over-Internet Streaming Service Coming To Chicago

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

NEW YORK -- Aereo, a startup that is trying to challenge cable and satellite TV packages with an $8-a-month offering over the Internet, says it will e...

Now Streaming on a Website Near You

Gregory Alan Barnes | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Gregory Alan Barnes

The goal of identifying and disrupting the online activities of rogue websites is important and certainly worthy of pursuit. But, it must be accomplished in a way that doesn't disturb the current pace of innovation being carried-out by legitimate online services providers.

The Most Unlikely Hero In The Fight Against Cable

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

America's disgruntled cable subscribers have found a fighter for them in Washington: former presidential candidate John McCain. McCain (R-Ariz.) in...

CBS Sued

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Media

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aereo Inc, the online television venture backed by Barry Diller, asked a federal court on Monda...

How Talent Loses if Aereo Wins

Jonathan Handel | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Follow the money and discover an unstated reason the Hollywood unions weighed in with briefs opposing the new service. Several weeks ago, Fox, PBS...

Aereo Ruling a Win for TV Viewers, Future of Cloud Computing

Edward J. Black | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Edward J. Black

A few weeks after Aereo started offering its service in New York last year, big entertainment companies like Fox and ABC sued on copyright infringement allegations. Letting the Aereo ruling stand will be a key step toward giving people the content they want on the device of their choice.

These 2 Threats To Traditional TV Can't Be Stopped

Reuters | Liana B. Baker and Ronald Grover | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker and Ronald Grover (Reuters) - Two fledgling technologies could dramatically reshape the $60 billion-a-year television...

A Legal Win For A Cable Killer

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology

By Erin Geiger Smith and Ronald Grover April 1 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday declined to temporarily shut...

This Little Startup That Wants To Kill Cable For Good Is Expanding

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcast networks make many of their shows available on the Internet, but you usually have to wait at least a day after an episode ...

New York Tech Scene Rising: (11/4/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

There are some great stories to be told, and we bail out -- dry out -- and powerup. But first, let's take a quick snapshot of companies impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Gerry Smith

Aereo Threatens Broadcasters By Streaming Network TV Online | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology

Aereo, a start-up that streams network TV to customers over the Internet, has 68 employees, about 3,500 subscribers, and big ambitions: to disrupt the...

Judge Squashes Big Cable Companies' Attempt To Kill TV Streaming Service For iPhone

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A startup company can continue to send live TV programming to iPhones and other mobile devices in the city despite objections from m...

Why Time Warner Cable's Business Model Makes No Sense

Andrew Weinreich | Posted 06.12.2012 | New York
Andrew Weinreich

In February, I signed up as a beta tester of the Aereo service and am now more certain than ever that my Time Warner Cable bill will come permanently down from the $160 a month that I currently pay to $50 a month.