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Aereo, Broadcasters Get Their Day in Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case involving a start-up called Aereo on one side and virtually every major TV network and entertainment company producer on ...
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Why Aereo’s Case Is So Important

In July of 2012, a New York court ruled that a TV-rebroadcasting start-up named Aereo did not violate copyright law by using its miniature antennas to capture over-the-air signals and ...
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Can Colbert Save ‘The Late Show’ After Letterman?

Late night TV is a very competitive business for eyeballs. On top of "The Tonight Show" and many other choices of live and nearly-live entertainment venues for your eyeballs, the ...
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As Weather Channel Retreats, Online Strength Important

The Weather Channel has finally returned to DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV). It does so with a measure of humiliation. The channel's management was forced to apologize for the "disruption of its service." ...
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Yahoo! Making Big TV Programming Plans

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) is trying to get into the content and programming business. And in a really big way. The Wall Street Journal reports that sources say Yahoo is ...
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RBC’s Top Stock Picks With Big Upside Price Targets

Like most of the firms we follow on Wall Street, RBC has updated its top stocks picks for April. With first-quarter earnings right around the corner, and the stock market ...
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Companies Left in a Lurch as Tiger Woods Out of Masters

It's just not CBS Sports that is a loser if Tiger Woods does not play in the Masters Golf Tournament. CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) likely will lose out because a ...
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CBS Outdoor IPO Arrives, CBS Arbitrage Ends

CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (NYSE: CBSO), what has been the outdoor advertising subsidiary of CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) is now its own company -- more or less. The company priced ...
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IPO Preview: A Blizzard of New Offerings Next Week

As many as 11 companies could be holding initial public offerings (IPOs) next week. The firms run the gamut, from gamemaker King Digital to the billboard company spinning off from ...
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Companies That Love March Madness the Most

March Madness has arrived for you college basketball fans. What is different about March Madness, versus the Daytona 500, the Indy 500, the Super Bowl, and other key sporting events, ...
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No Cable TV? No NCAA Final Four

If you do not have a pay TV subscription, do not count on watching most of the NCAA basketball tournament that gets underway Tuesday night. You will be unable to ...
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Obama Administration Sides With Broadcasters Against Aereo

The U.S. Solicitor General's office filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday in support of U.S. broadcast TV networks seeking to extract licensing fees from Aereo Inc. ...
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Disney Deal Gives Dish Its Netflix Ambitions

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) reached a long-term deal Monday that allows the second-largest U.S. satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ...
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Can CBS Make You Watch Thursday Night Football?

A news break is out from multiple sources, showing that CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) will produce a full slate of 16 NFL games. The problem is that this is the ...
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Twitter Market Value Tops Target and CBS

With a huge price surge driven in part by strong results from Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), the market value of Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has pressed above those of Target ...
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