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What's Aereo? And Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

The future of TV is being decided by the Supreme Court right now. The tech startup Aereo is being sued by networks like NBC and others for streaming network content without paying licensing fees.







Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:07:20 GMT
Brazil Conference to Sound Off on Future of Internet, NSA Spying

A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations might be much less anti-American than first thought after Washington said it was willing to loosen its control over the Web.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:49:59 GMT
Video: Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Community For Donations

Dorian Nakamoto, the man alleged by Newsweek to be the creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, appeared in a video Tuesday to once more deny the allegations and thank the people who had donated to a fundraiser benefiting his family.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:18:53 GMT
What's Aereo? And Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Re/code Senior Editor Amy Schatz explains why Internet TV provider Aereo is making waves and what it means for the future of television.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:03:22 GMT
Google Agreed to Pick Up Some of Samsung's Legal Defense in Apple Case

Apple has sued Samsung for infringement of five patents and argued it should have to pay upwards of $2 billion.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:03:21 GMT
Explore the Ship from 'Star Trek: Voyager' with Oculus Rift

Ever dream of flying through the Delta Quadrant on the deck of the USS Voyager?Now you can kind of.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:03:20 GMT
You, Too, Can Now Get the New Twitter Design

The Twitter redesign, first unveiled earlier this month, is now available to anybody who wants it.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:45:35 GMT
Fan TV's $99 Cable Box Coming to Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable has signed on with an upstart TV set-top box that streams both cable TV and online video.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:58:54 GMT
Aereo App Battles TV Networks in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a case that could change the future of television a fight between the networks and an online startup that relays their shows to customers for a fee.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:58:53 GMT
Syria's Foreign Fighters Use Social Media As Recruitment Tool

A new video posted on YouTube claims to show a British jihadist in Syria touring a militant base and unveiling the austere living conditions of extremist fighters there.We wanted to show you the basic living of the brothers in this base, says the man in the video with a distinct English accent.







Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:43:21 GMT
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