April 25, 2018

Xfaire’s plan for internet TV has almost everything

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By Richard Lawler From engadget Even though Aereo didn’t make it, we’ve seen more movement towards internet TV that replaces traditional cable or antenna in the last year than ever before. This year at CES, I spoke to a startup that has big plans for its internet TV offering, even though actually making them happen could […]

Unhappy customer: Comcast told my employer about complaint, got me Fired

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By Chris Morran From Consumerist UPDATE #2: Comcast has apologized for the horrible service and billing that Conal experienced during his year-plus as a customer, but says that “nobody at Comcast asked for him to be fired.” UPDATE: Conal’s former employer have given a brief explanation of his dismissal, without providing any details as to […]

Aereo shutters its TV streaming service… for now

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By Jonathan Shieber From Techcrunch In an email sent at 9 AM Eastern Saturday, Chet Kanojia informed customers that because of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this week , the company would temporarily halt its operations at 11:30 Eastern as it consults with the court to plan its next steps. The New York based […]

Aereo loses in Supreme Court, deemed illegal

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From Techcrunch On Wednesday (25) the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in the legal tussle between streaming TV service Aereo and major network broadcasters. SCOTUS ruled that the decision of the second circuit, which upheld that Aereo was within the bounds of the Copyright Act, shall be reversed. It was a […]

The 2013-14 TV season in one really, really depressing chart

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By Josef Adalian and Marisa Woocher From Vulture The 2013-14 television season has officially bit the dust and, like the one before it, the nine months that just passed were marked by steep viewership declines for most of the broadcast networks. Factoring out the Olympic-size boost NBC got from the Sochi games, the Big Four […]