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Hands-on with Aereo: $12 monthly broadcast TV with DVR live-streams in Safari for Mac and iOS

For a Fee, Streaming Local TV

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Aereo hopes to offer an alternative for viewers who prefer to grab their favorite shows piecemeal from a number of online sources....
For a Fee, Streaming Local TV

Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

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From the sounds of it, Steve Ballmer appears committed to bringing NBA hoops back to the Emerald City. Chris Hansen speaks with KING5′s Chris Daniels. Two weeks after the NBA voted to prevent an investment group led by the Microsoft CEO and hedge fund manager Chris Hansen from bringing the...
Sonics: Hansen expects Ballmer to stay on investment team until NBA is back in Seattle

TV Service Providers Held Talks With Aereo

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Aereo Inc., the Web television startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has discussed partnerships with major pay-TV distributors and Internet service providers, including AT&T and Dish Network Corp., as it looks to roll out its fledgling service to more markets, people familiar with the matter say. Aereo, which streams...
TV Service Providers Held Talks With Aereo
Plans for German Hulu competitor shot down

How to find out where you can see your favorite movie

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The TV Guide Watchlist Recently, the conversation turned to POW movies, which inevitably got me talking about "Stalag 17," the classic that inspired the (inferior) TV series "Hogan's Heroes." I hadn't seen the film in years, but now, with it at the forefront of my mind, I was dying...
How to find out where you can see your favorite movie

HBO Takes On Netflix In The Nordics, With Its Own Over-The-Top Video Service

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HBO is going to launch its first significant over-the-top offering, and it’s going to do so in one of the same markets as Netflix. The service, called HBO Nordic, will be launched in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland in mid-October, and could provide some interesting competition to Netflix, which will...
HBO Takes On Netflix In The Nordics, With Its Own Over-The-Top Video Service

Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS Tunes In to Live TV

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If you’re sick of all the Olympic spoilers and actually want to watch the games as they happen, but can’t get to a TV or computer, MetroPCS has a new smartphone that can help you get your fix. The Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G features a built-in antenna and comes...
Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS Tunes In to Live TV
SWAT team throws flashbangs, raids wrong home due to open WiFi network

Aereo Picks Up $20.5 M. for a Thumbnail-Sized HD Antenna to Stream Local TV in NYC

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How I Live-Streamed Your Mother A magical thing happened at IAC's headquarters this morning. A startup called Aereo displayed the most compelling argument for cord-cutting we've heard in awhile. It came in the form of a thumbnail-sized HD antenna. Plug the antenna into any web-enabled device (smartphones, iPads, even AppleTV)...
Aereo Picks Up $20.5 M. for a Thumbnail-Sized HD Antenna to Stream Local TV in NYC
Aereo's Broadcast TV service with DVR live-streams in Safari is finally expanding to 22 US cities
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Skitter streams live local TV broadcasts to Roku and WD TV boxes starting at $12 per month

LG details LCD, plasma HDTV lineup for 2013: 4K, Miracast, NFC, WiDi and more

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As LG continues its slew of CES pre-announcements, it's revealed details about the new HDTVs it will be showing off in Las Vegas next week. Predictably, they include three lines of plasma models (fewer than previous years, but still kicking) in 42- to 60-inch sizes, and new LCD HDTVs...
LG details LCD, plasma HDTV lineup for 2013: 4K, Miracast, NFC, WiDi and more

REPORT: Company Behind Crazy Taiwanese Animations Is Hemorrhaging Cash And Looking To Sell

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We're not sure how this happened given its brilliance, but Next Media Ltd., the Taiwanese company behind the hilarious animated takes on current events, has been taking massive losses and is now up for sale. The Taipei Times reports the firm is seeking a $500 million price. Owned by...
REPORT: Company Behind Crazy Taiwanese Animations Is Hemorrhaging Cash And Looking To Sell
ABC brings live TV to iOS app: can networks cut Aereo off at the pass?

Hangouts On Air: The Google+ Version of Public Access TV

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The beauty of local access TV is that it has always been democratic. Whether you’re a seasoned on-camera vet or just a local yahoo with opinions, there’s little between you and the local TV-watching public. Taking that one step further, Google launched Hangouts On Air on Monday morning, an...
Hangouts On Air: The Google+ Version of Public Access TV

When the search for the Boston bombing suspects comes to your neighborhood

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The first call came at 2:38 a.m., which I missed. Caller ID said Watertown Emergency. The second came a few minutes later, and was a robocall from the chief of police warning us of an “active incident” in East Watertown and telling folks to stay at home and not open...
When the search for the Boston bombing suspects comes to your neighborhood

Tweeting fake news in a crisis -- illegal or just immoral?

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When Hurricane Sandy battered their city on Monday night, New Yorkers looked after each with courage and generosity. Unfortunately, a few people behaved badly and one person was downright despicable. That person was Shashank Tripathia, a hedge fund analyst, who began issuing false and alarming news reports on Twitter at...
Tweeting fake news in a crisis -- illegal or just immoral?

YouTube Shows gets an update in India, now features local content

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YouTube is launching an updated Shows page for India that will predominantly feature local TV episodes, Google’s video platform announced on its blog. For instance, here’s what www.youtube.com/shows now looks like when the language is set to Tamil and the location to India: As you can see, it features Indian TV episodes....
YouTube Shows gets an update in India, now features local content
Quality to blame for declining news audiences, study suggests

Once again, TV executives are eager to stifle tech innovations like Aereo | Dan Gillmor

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Broadcasters seem to hate the Internet, except when they can control it for their own uses - and profitsI can use an antenna to watch local TV shows via their broadcast towers. I can save some of those programs to a hard disk or a dedicated external device for later...
Once again, TV executives are eager to stifle tech innovations like Aereo | Dan Gillmor
IAC-backed Aereo makes a big play for cord cutters

Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch

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A Russian rocket has crashed seconds after launching from a spaceport in Kazakhstan. Local TV footage shows the rocket careening from side to side on its upward trajectory before breaking up and nosediving into the ground. The Proton-M rocket was carrying three navigation satellites to be used with Russia's...
Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch
In Boston bombing lock-down, the best and worst of social media emerges
Aereo's live broadcast TV doesn't infringe broadcaster's copyrights, says US Court of Appeals
Why Daily Deals aren't all bad (No, really)

You Do Realize That Google's Attack On The TV Industry Could Hose Its Investors... (AAPL, GOOG)

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Americans everywhere rejoiced earlier this week when news came that Google is planning to launch a cable-company-killing TV-and-Internet service in Kansas City later this year. If ever there was a consumer market in need of disruption it is the local TV-distribution market, in which cable companies generally have a...
You Do Realize That Google's Attack On The TV Industry Could Hose Its Investors... (AAPL, GOOG)

Facebook App Center to herald launch of first paid apps on social network

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Cross-platform store will take user ratings into account when deciding whether to list apps. By Stuart DredgeFacebook is getting into the app store game, announcing an initiative called App Center which it claims will help developers get their social web and mobile applications discovered by more people.The App Center will...
Facebook App Center to herald launch of first paid apps on social network
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