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  • Broadcasters take Aereo to Supreme Court

    Broadcasters take Aereo to Supreme Court
    The nation's biggest television companies including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox are asking the Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a startup distribution service that they view as a threat to their business. Launched in 2012 and available in a handful of...
  • Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label

    Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins partner with Universal Music on label
    Music entrepreneurs Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind, together with friend and veteran film and TV producer Brian Robbins, have partnered with Universal Music Group to launch All Def Music, a label created expressly to sign, develop and promote YouTube...
  • Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists

    Government shutdown hits fishermen, farmers, physicists
    WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby. With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
  • Payday loans, online style

     Payday loans, online style
    Many unsavory ventures make their home in the seamy underbelly of the Internet, including some particularly unscrupulous payday lenders that use high fees and shady methods to drain borrowers' offline bank accounts. This month, the state Department of...
  • How I Made It: Najeeb Ghauri, founder and CEO of NetSol Technologies

    How I Made It: Najeeb Ghauri, founder and CEO of NetSol Technologies
    The gig: Najeeb Ghauri is the founder and chief executive of NetSol Technologies Inc., a Calabasas software company that makes a lot of its money from a program widely used in automobile leasing. Its customers include automakers Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen,...
  • Start-up founder sees a troll behind patent lawsuit

    Start-up founder sees a troll behind patent lawsuit
    To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw. In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
  • NYCC: ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ previews new episode (spoilers)

     
    Between comic book news and details about a touring live attraction, Marvel had plenty of information to share with fans […]...
  • T-Mobile CEO hints at iPad that would work with his carrier's service

    T-Mobile CEO hints at iPad that would work with his carrier's service
    A tweet by T-Mobile's chief executive may be a clue for what to expect from Apple's media event next week. John Legere, the head of the Seattle-based carrier, sent a tweet on Wednesday expressing his excitement for the event. "What has two thumbs...
  • 1976 L.A. County computer tape storage

     
    Barbara Nichols, tape librarian for Los Angeles County, files tapes at the county's computer center in Downey....
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy

    MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy
    A study released by the Motion Picture Assn. of America is taking aim at Google, alleging the Internet giant and other search engines are making it too easy for consumers to find pirated content online -- even when they're not looking for it. A study...