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  • Aereo, broadcasters await Supreme Court ruling

    Aereo, broadcasters await Supreme Court ruling
    Chet Kanojia is waiting for the Supreme Court to tell him whether he has a business or needs to have a going-out-of-business sale. Kanojia is the founder and chief executive of Aereo, a start-up company that records and streams the signals of local...
  • U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo

    U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet. On a 6-3 vote, the...
  • Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters

    Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters
    The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo, a start-up company that streams local TV signals to consumers over the Internet via remote antennas, violates the Copyright Act. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court dismissed Aereo's argument that it was merely...
  • Toronto: Paramount Pictures Acquires 'Top Five' for Worldwide Distribution

    Paramount Pictures announced on Wednesday that it had acquired worldwide distribution of the Chris Rock comedy "Top Five," which premiered at Toronto to rave reviews over the weekend. The deal, according to sources, was said to close at a whopping $12.5...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether the service is legally in...
  • Tina Brown Lists Beachfront Manse in Hamptons

    Last fall Tina Brown resigned her stormy post as editor-in-chief at still-not-profitable the Daily Beast, which she co-founded in 2008 with Barry Diller, in order to launch an eponymous media company, write a memoir and -- as it turns out -- shake up...
  • Demand Media Hires Sean Moriarty, Ex-CEO of Ticketmaster, as Chief Exec

    Internet media, advertising and e-commerce company Demand Media named Sean Moriarty, former chief exec of Ticketmaster, as CEO and member of its board. Moriarty most recently was CEO of Saatchi Art, an online art-gallery marketplace operated by Saatchi...
  • 'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'Simpsons' invade the Hollywood Bowl
    Few corners of the Earth have been safe from the cultural reach of “The Simpsons.” From Pakistan to Sweden to China, the American family that perhaps put the most fun into dysfunctional has delighted audiences - and confounded network and...
  • NBCU's Bonnie Hammer Joins Board of Barry Diller's IAC

    IAC, the Internet-media conglomerate controlled by Barry Diller, appointed NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment chairman Bonnie Hammer to its board. Hammer's appointment to the IAC board was effective Sept. 12. Hammer oversees NBCU's entire cable...
  • Joan Rivers' funeral has a star-studded turnout

    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded sendoff that brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. A men's choir singing...
  • Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns

    Tinder resolves sexual harassment lawsuit; marketing chief resigns
    The dating app start-up Tinder has resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit lodged by one of its early employees without admitting wrongdoing, and one of the executives targeted by the lawsuit has left the company. Whitney Wolfe, who describes herself as...