| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Having ducked the question once, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the principles outlined in the landmark 1984 Sony Betamax ruling apply when devices in the home give way to services in the cloud.
At issue is whether Aereo, a start-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After more than a year of testing, a service that lets pay television subscribers watch and record shows online is launching for New Yorkers.
NimbleTV, a start-up with 17 employees, is rolling out in the greater New York area, where customers can sign...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Aereo, the digital company that transmits local television signals to consumers via the Internet, said it will not oppose the efforts of broadcasters to have the Supreme Court hear their legal arguments against the start-up service.
"We want this...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale.
Silver said that if three-quarters...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind.
Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover.
The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
For the first time, ABC will live stream the Academy Awards -- but only on a limited basis.
Sunday night's red carpet preshow, the entire 86th Annual Academy Awards program and "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars," will be made available to cable...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:25 AM
One day later, Silicon Valley is still trying to pick its collective jaw off the floor following news that Facebook is going to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion.
Even in a region accustomed to seeing companies pay big bucks for other companies with little...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed concern during a congressional hearing over the growing practice of programmers blocking access to their websites during fights with pay-TV and broadband providers.
Asked by Rep. Peter...