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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins

    When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
  • Justice Alito will participate in Aereo case, ending concerns of a tie

    Justice Alito will participate in Aereo case, ending concerns of a tie
    There will be no tie in the Supreme Court battle of Aereo vs. the broadcasters. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, who previously had recused himself from participating in the case, will take part in it after all, according to SCOTUS Blog, which...
  • Cannes lineup unveiled. Warner Bros. taps Dee Dee Myers.

    Cannes lineup unveiled. Warner Bros. taps Dee Dee Myers.
    After the coffee. Before trying to get a story done well before deadline. The Skinny: I joke a lot about my cats in this space, but right now sadly one is very ill. So keep a good thought for my beloved Skinny (yes, he is the inspiration for the name...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Latest Turn in Newsweek Saga: Revival of U.S. Print Edition

    Here's a surprising headline: Newsweek is scheduled to revive its U.S. print edition as a subscription-dependent news weekly. The New York Times reported late Tuesday that the magazine's new owners intend to return to a print in January or February,...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global

    PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral. Justine Sacco, a director of...
  • Hugh Jackman raises $1.85 million for Motion Picture & Television Fund

    Hugh Jackman raises $1.85 million for Motion Picture & Television Fund
    Hugh Jackman brought his Wolverine claws with him Saturday as he took over the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for a benefit concert to raise money for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the charity that provides healthcare services to retired entertainment...