| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-based cable operator, blasted the arguments made by broadcasters in a Supreme Court filing seeking to shut down Aereo, a start-up company that delivers local television station signals to consumers via the Internet....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before wondering why I'm not off today.
The Skinny: Tough day for my teams Sunday as the Redskins and Tigers took it on the chin. Hopefully the Dodgers lineup will at least wake up Monday night. Also, no "Walking Dead" or "Good Wife"...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:33 PM
There has been a lot of speculation lately that Netflix may soon reach agreements with some big cable operators that will make it easier for consumers to access the streaming service for movies and television shows.
But don't get rid of your tablet or...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Univision News anchor Jorge Ramos knows firsthand the challenges facing media companies as they struggle to respond to younger viewers' dramatically different media consumption habits.
Ramos’ U.S.-born teenage son Nicolas doesn’t regularly...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman mocked Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for being the sole sponsor of a new bill to overhaul the way pay-TV distributors and programmers package and sell programming.
At Nomura’s Global Media & Telecom...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how early to sneak out today.
The Skinny: Isn't it so nice when Wednesday feels like Friday? Most of this town already seems to have headed out the door. Wednesday's headlines include the July 4 box office preview,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is tired of talking about Aereo, the start-up service that transmits broadcast TV signals to subscribers via the Internet that the broadcast industry is trying to shut down.
In April, a panel of judges...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. has tapped Michael P. Huseby, head of its Nook digital division, to be chief executive of the entire company.
Huseby, a Chicago native who was also elected to serve on the New York retailer’s board, will immediately...
| 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...