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  • U.S. Supreme Court to decide Aereo's fate

    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Aereo. The high court said on Friday that it will hear arguments from the major broadcast networks that Aereo, a start-up that allows people to stream local television stations, violates copyright law and...
  • Supreme Court to hear Aereo case

    Supreme Court to hear Aereo case
    The U.S. Supreme Court could settle the fate of a new technology company that television broadcasters fear would destroy their business. On Friday, the high court said it would hear arguments that Aereo Inc., a start-up firm, violates copyright law by...
  • With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet

    With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet
    SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet. Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet. The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
  • 'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say

    'Net neutrality' ruling could be costly for consumers, advocates say
    A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online. The decision Tuesday could allow...
  • Solar energy firms are getting creative in raising funds

    Solar energy firms are getting creative in raising funds
    Solar installer SolarCity Corp. has figured out a way to tap retail investors willing to earn green by going green. The San Mateo company on Wednesday said it plans to offer a way to buy investment products similar to bonds. Instead of being backed by...
  • As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot

    SAN FRANCISCO — Square came in handy for Camilla Barry in accepting payments at her bed-and-breakfast in the Northern California town of Rumsey — until a guest disputed a room charge in May. That's when Barry discovered that Square Inc.,...
  • A new front in the TV wars

    A new front in the TV wars
    The big television networks have faced all number of challenges in recent years. But they could be done in by something called Aereo. Most people probably haven't heard of Aereo, which has been rolling out its video service for just over a year and...
  • Tech industry in San Francisco addresses backlash

    SAN FRANCISCO — It's the kind of backlash that Marc Benioff could never have imagined when he started the city's largest technology company 15 years ago in a Telegraph Hill apartment, some 30 miles north of Silicon Valley. By starting a business...
  • CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight

    SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive. He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie. At 50, with a balding...
  • Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'

    Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'
    Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines. The venture didn't take off. But the Abingdon resident took...
  • Local startup in the battle for razor customers

    Local startup in the battle for razor customers
    Netflix changed the way people rent movies. Amazon upended the big-box bookstore. Other online retailers grabbed market share in niches as diverse as contact lenses and pet medications. Why not razors? That's the question posed by a Catonsville firm...