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Aereo Welcomes Supreme Court Intervention in Fight With TV Broadcasters

Online television startup Aereo Inc. said it would welcome the Supreme Court’s intervention to resolve a legal fight with broadcasters, who argue its service violates their copyrights.

While Yahoo Gave Few Details About Couric’s New Role, Here’s What a Previous Deal With Her Wanted (Memo)

“This was a long time coming,” said one Yahoo exec. “It just took a very long time.”
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Hollywood Presses Anti-Piracy Trade Measures With Obama

Entertainment executives meeting privately with President Barack Obama Tuesday asked him to ensure copyright protections are enshrined in new trade agreements and help facilitate better relations between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Why Your Cable Bill Won’t Get Smaller When Big TV Gets Bigger

For now, at least.
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Sports Programming Dominates the Living Room

How sports programming is reshaping the TV landscape and driving a new generation of technology.
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Next on Deck for Snapchat and Pinterest: Some Sales Help?

You need to spend money to make money. So, when and how will the pair of hot startups make money?
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Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court to Shut Down Streaming-Video Service Aereo

Major TV broadcasters on Friday petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a streaming-video startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller that they allege is stealing their content and putting their fundamental business model at risk.

Twitter Gets Its Strongest TV Tie-Up So Far, With an Ambitious Comcast Deal

Talking about TV on Twitter is interesting. Watching TV on Twitter? Very interesting.
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No Matter How Hard You Squint At It, the New York Times Can’t Be a TV Company

The Paper of Record is beginning to look a bit like Time Warner, Disney and CBS. But not that much.
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Twitter Snags the NFL for Another Ad Win

One day, Twitter could end up competing with TV. Right now, it wants to be TV’s best buddy, so it can get deals like this.
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Hulu Gets the Best Show on CBS