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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.

Gravity’s Amit Kapur Talks About the State of the “Interest Graph” (Video)

How can you find what you want on the Web?
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StarMaker Gets $4M for Karaoke Apps

StarMaker Interactive, which makes pitch-correcting karaoke apps under its own brand, as well as an app for the hit NBC singing competition “The Voice,” has raised $4 million from Qualcomm Ventures and iGlobe Partners. The company, which has been around for three years, said it has logged two billion minutes of singing so far. It just recently launched on Android.

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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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Breaking News Takes a New Approach to the Personalized News Feed — A News Feed That’s Only Partly Personalized

NBC’s popular Twitter handle takes on the filter bubble.
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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.

Hulu Gets Its Second New Boss of the Year

Interim CEO Andy Forssell, the last high-profile member of the Jason Kilar era, is out. Fox executive Mike Hopkins is in.
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Vivian Schiller Is a Lock as Twitter’s Head of News

The microblogging company settles on a media industry veteran as its digital news liaison.
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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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Another Key Hulu Executive Leaves

JP Colaco ran sales at the video site — and was one of the last remaining members of its original core team.
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Facebook Tries Another Twitter-Like Move

Hulu Gets the Best Show on CBS

Now Showing on YouTube: Spotify