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Supreme Court Effectively Puts Aereo Out of Business 'Aereo is not simply an equipment provider'

The official word on Aereo came down from the Supreme Court today, and the word is "no."  The ruling came down 6-3 against the streaming TV company. In an opinion written…

June 25, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

Supreme Court Weighs Whether Aereo Is Simply Circumventing Copyright Law Cloud computing also a concern

Aereo could be in trouble. For more than an hour today, the Supreme Court weighed arguments that could change the future of TV. If Aereo wins, it could threaten the…

April 22, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT

Aereo vs. Broadcast TV: The Case That Could Change Everything Who's likely to win and what’s at stake

On April 22, attorneys for Aereo and the broadcast TV networks will face off before the Supreme Court in American Broadcasting Companies Inc. v. Aereo. The closely watched case could…

April 20, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

Aereo's Last Minute Moves Before the Legal Fight of Its Life Launches consumer website explaining Supreme Court defense

Aereo is trying some last-minute moves to rally consumers behind its streaming TV technology just days before it defends its system before the Supreme Court next week. The pay-TV upstart today…

April 17, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle Should it prevail, the company will expand to top U.S. markets

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg…

April 2, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Aereo to Supreme Court: Bring It On! Streaming upstart service believes it’s on solid legal ground

Aereo, the streaming TV service that is facing numerous copyright lawsuits brought by broadcasters, on Thursday said it welcomes a review of the case before the U.S. Supreme Court. While…

December 12, 2013, 5:12 PM EST

Aereo Scores Another Win Against Broadcasters in Boston Supreme Court petition likely

Broadcasters lost another court ruling against Aereo. A U.S. district judge in Boston denied Hearst TV's request for an injunction against the streaming TV service. Hearst, owner of WCVB, the ABC…

October 10, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT

The Daily Beast Has a Post-Tina Brown Future—For Now Parent company IAC Approves 2014 budget

The Daily Beast will live to see another year—but beyond that is anyone's guess. "The Daily Beast is not for sale and is not closing," interim CEO Rhona Murphy said in…

September 20, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT

Following NewsBeast Mess, What's Tina Brown's Next Act? Considering her options

Now that IAC/Interactive has sold off Newsweek, can Tina Brown’s act be nearing its end? The experiment to combine Newsweek and The Daily Beast was an acknowledged failure. Brown was the…

August 26, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Newsweek Sold Again This time to IBT Media

Newsweek has been sold again, this time to IBT Media.  This is the third ownership change for the 80-year-old newsweekly since it was sold in 2010 by the Washington Post Co.…

August 3, 2013, 8:21 PM EDT

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