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  • Patricia M. Neisser

    Patricia M. Neisser
    Patricia Mansbach Neisser of Newport Beach, CA passed away at the age of – well, you’ll have to figure that out yourself – in the city she had called home for 58 years.  Born in Detroit, MI, during the Roaring 20’s, Pat used to...
  • Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss

    Broadcaster stocks surge on Aereo Supreme Court loss
    Shares of broadcasting companies jumped Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Aereo, a company that streams over-the-air TV signals to its users via the Internet. Broadcasters have long said Aereo violates copyright law and...
  • USA Track & Field outdoor championships fighting for attention

    The World Cup. Wimbledon. LeBron Watch. It might get lost in the shuffle of the sporting landscape, but the 2014 USA Track & Field outdoor championships begin Wednesday in Sacramento with the shot put competition. The meet will continue through the...
  • Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Victory for Broadcasters

    The Supreme Court delivered a big blow to Aereo on Wednesday, ruling that its streams of broadcast TV channels violated copyright law. The justices ruled 6-3 that because Aereo functioned essentially like a cable system, its streams of broadcast...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case

    Supreme Court rules against upstart Aereo TV service in copyright case
    The Supreme Court sided with precedent and tradition in the television industry Wednesday over a technological innovation that justices suggested seemed a bit too clever, ruling that TV broadcasters have an exclusive copyright over the programs they...
  • Aereo Founder: Supreme Court Ruling 'Chilling' To Technology Industry

    With Aereo's future in doubt, the company's founder and CEO Chet Kanojia blasted the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of broadcasters, saying that it "sends a chilling message to the technology industry." "It is troubling that the Court states in its...
  • The Supreme Court's odd new standard: 'Looks like cable TV'

    The Supreme Court's odd new standard: 'Looks like cable TV'
    The Supreme Court's smackdown of Aereo's local-TV-over-the-Internet service Wednesday should remind tech companies that the justices don't appreciate clever engineering. At the oral argument, the justices' questions and comments hinted that they were...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters

    Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters
    UPDATED: Score a huge victory for ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. The broadcast business will carry on as it has after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against Aereo, the streaming service that has picked up broadcasters' signals without compensating the...
  • Supreme Court says Aereo undercuts broadcasters

    WASHINGTON In a win for broadcasters and big media, the Supreme Court on Wednesday grounded the streaming service Aereo, ruling that the start-up violates the Copyright Act by recording and streaming over-the-air TV to subscribers' devices. The court's...