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  • U.S. Supreme Court to decide Aereo's fate

    U.S. Supreme Court to decide Aereo's fate
    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Aereo. The high court said on Friday that it will hear arguments from the major broadcast networks that Aereo, a start-up that allows people to stream local television stations, violates copyright law and...
  • Supreme Court and Aereo: A Betamax ruling for the 21st century?

    Supreme Court and Aereo: A Betamax ruling for the 21st century?
    Having ducked the question once, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the principles outlined in the landmark 1984 Sony Betamax ruling apply when devices in the home give way to services in the cloud. At issue is whether Aereo, a start-...
  • Diane von Furstenberg 'Journey of a Dress' exhibition opens in L.A.

    Diane von Furstenberg 'Journey of a Dress' exhibition opens in L.A.
    Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap-dress army is a force to be reckoned with in the 20,000-square-foot gallery of the historic May Co. department store building in Los Angeles, where her “Journey of a Dress” exhibition opens Saturday with...
  • Supreme Court to hear Aereo case

    Supreme Court to hear Aereo case
    The U.S. Supreme Court could settle the fate of a new technology company that television broadcasters fear would destroy their business. On Friday, the high court said it would hear arguments that Aereo Inc., a start-up firm, violates copyright law by...
  • Media investor Gordy Crawford bets on Aereo

    Media investor Gordy Crawford bets on Aereo
    Aereo, the start-up company that transmits local broadcast television signals via the Internet, said it has raised $34 million in a new round of financing that it will use to expand its service, which is currently available in 10 cities. Among Aereo's...
  • Stars of fashion, film and art celebrate DVF's 'Journey of a Dress'

    Stars of fashion, film and art celebrate DVF's 'Journey of a Dress'
    Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos rubbing elbows with Raquel Welch. Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife standing mere feet away from Paris Hilton. Diane von Furstenberg's "Journey of a Dress" exhibition opening party Friday night at the May Co. Building in...
  • Advertisers stick with 'Duck Dynasty.' Sony has cloudy plans

    Advertisers stick with 'Duck Dynasty.' Sony has cloudy plans
    After the coffee. Before running for sheriff of Los Angeles County. The Skinny: I successfully renewed my driver's license, which required taking the written test again. I only got two wrong and one was about rules for smoking in a car and I quit...
  • IAC to turn Match.com into a separate business

    IAC to turn Match.com into a separate business
    IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet holding company controlled by billionaire Barry Diller, plans to turn its Match dating services into a separate business with its own chairman, setting the stage for a potential spinoff. Greg Blatt, IAC's chief...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global

    PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral. Justine Sacco, a director of...
  • 'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.

    'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.
    After the coffee. Before deciding on a Chinese restaurant for Christmas. The Skinny: Another disappointing Sunday spent watching the Redskins blow a game. Fortunately, I've been reading the Johnny Carson biography by his former lawyer Henry Bushkin,...
  • Fox, Sinclair and Local TV file suit against Aereo in Utah

    Fox, Sinclair and Local TV file suit against Aereo in Utah
    The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah. On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...