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  • Aereo fights for future before the Supreme Court

    It is about the size of a dime and light as a feather. But in the eyes of the broadcast television industry, an Aereo antenna might as well be a hundred feet tall and weigh a thousand pounds. The big networks claim it is illegal and could destroy...
  • Justices Express Concern Over a Sweeping Aereo Ruling

    WASHINGTON -- With no less than the future of free, over-the-air TV at stake, Supreme Court justices expressed concerns about issuing a ruling that would have the unintended consequences of impacting another technology, that of cloud computing. But...
  • Aereo Coming to Google Chromecast

    Aereo, facing a showdown with broadcasters at the U.S. Supreme Court over its TV-streaming service, will be adding support for Google's Chromecast adapter as another option for users to watch programming on HDTVs -- unless the court rules the startup...
  • Religious tide turns against 'Noah'

    Whenever Hollywood makes a movie from a well-loved story or saga — Batman, Tolkien, "50 Shades of Grey" — there's usually a period of ... well ... let's call it adjustment, along with a "spirited" give-and-take among fans over such things as...
  • Barry Diller Says Aereo Will Be 'Finished' If It Loses Supreme Court Case

    Barry Diller, IAC chairman and a key investor in Aereo, said that the startup streaming service will likely see its demise if it loses its Supreme Court battle with broadcasters. "If we lose, we're finished," he said in an interview with Bloomberg...
  • Vimeo Pledges $10 Million to Fund Indie Film Projects on Its Internet VOD Platform

    Vimeo is upping the ante in trying to bring independent film projects to its online video-on-demand service, announcing that it has set aside $10 million to help creators fund and promote their works on its platform. The $10 million fund will cover a...
  • CBS Chief Moonves: We Can Go Over-the-Top If Aereo Wins at Supreme Court

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves continued to downplay the threat posed by Aereo -- the Internet startup facing a showdown with broadcasters at the Supreme Court -- saying the Eye could deliver its own "over-the-top" service. "If Aereo should work -- if they can...
  • Justice Department sides with broadcasters in fight against Aereo

    The Department of Justice is siding with broadcasters in their legal fight against Aereo, the start-up service that streams local television signals to consumers via the Internet. In a brief filed at the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon, the department...
  • Killer Films Merges with Glass Elevator Media to Form Killer Content

    Killer Films, the indie banner headed by Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler, has merged with the upstart IP incubator Glass Elevator Media to form Killer Content. Adrienne Becker, founder and CEO of Glass Elevator, will serve as CEO of Killer Content....
  • Barry Diller's Dorkly Joins the Comic Con Circuit

    Fanboy friendly ventures like Chris Hardwick's Nerdist Industries and Zachary Levi's Nerd Machine have made their presence felt at Comic Cons across the country for years. Now Dorkly, the website run by Barry Diller's Electus Digital, is ready for what it...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...