Once believed to be a cord-cutters dream, Aereo will conclude its near 8-month-long death rattle as the company sells off its TV streaming technology to the highest bidder in late February 2015. According to The Wall Street Journal, all sales will be overseen by the broadcasters that originally busted up Aereo in the…
The struggling Aereo, which closed its Boston offices but refused to actually shut down, is now filing for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Well, that's no good. Aereo just sent a letter to its employees announcing that it would be closing its Boston offices, laying off all 43 employees that work there, and shuttering operations.
A ruling from a federal judge in New York slammed the door firmly shut on Aereo's ambitions to stream free-to-air channels over the internet in real time, with (yet another) court ruling.
The Supreme Court's decision against Aereo was a huge bummer for cord-cutters. Even worse, some content providers (coughFoxcough) were trying to use to hit other similarly awesome services as well, like Dish's "Anywhere" streaming. Good news: It didn't work. Yet.
In a blog post published just this morning, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia announced that the streaming cloud-based TV service will go dark at 11:30 AM EST today. The move responds to this week's Supreme Court decision that called Aereo's particular type of service illegal. The fight's not over, but Aereo's defeat is a…
The Supreme Court has effectively shut down Aereo, your previous best choice for streaming broadcast TV to your computer, Roku, Apple TV, and beyond. Don't lose heart! There are still ways—far less convenient ways, but still—to grab signals from the air and put them on your screens.
Today, the Supreme Court has reversed the decision of the Second Circuit in ABC vs. Aereo. Translation? Aereo lost big. It's now illegal. And that sucks.
Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of the television networks versus Aereo, an innovative service that lets you stream broadcasts over the internet. How it's decided could define the future of television, and how we watch it.
Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments in American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo. It is a case which reportedly has entertainment industry executives wearing out their Xanax prescriptions, as they contemplate the destruction of the entire economic foundation of the television industry. The press keeps repeating
What do you get when you combine Aereo's anytime, anywhere, broadcast-TV-via-internet cloud service with Google's Chromecast wonder-dongle? A confluence of TV gizmo delight—and that's exactly what Aereo announced today.
So you've done it. You've cut the cord. You've got your Netflix and your Hulu Plus and your Aereo and your cousin's HBO GO password and a bag of popcorn. You're comfortable with the sacrifices—honestly, mostly just ESPN—and prepared to embrace the glorious future of television. Only problem? The future of…
Aereo, the amazing watch-broadcast-TV-anywhere-via-internet company, turned off service in Utah and Denver today. It's the latest in a long-drawn-out battle over whether the service is legal. The major networks will take the Aereo showdown to the Supreme Court next month. [The Salt Lake Tribune via Engadget]
The Supreme Court announced it will hear ABC V. Aereo, which holds important implications for copyright in the world of streaming video. The network sued the cloud DVR service for copyright infringement, arguing that it's retransmitting broadcast signals without permission. Aereo says that because it's using thousands…
As cable companies continue to come up with creative ways to sell us TV without hooking us onto traditional cable, Bloomberg is reporting that DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are both thinking about creating an Aereo-type streaming service for customers to use. If it works like Aereo, it means you get to watch TV over…
Aereo is now available for Android! At least, it is if you're running 4.2 and live in New York City, Boston, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, or Salt Lake City.
Aereo has announced that its streaming TV service will land in Atlanta on June 17th—and it still hopes to be in 22 new cities by the end of the year, too.
Aereo's embattled cloud-based DVR service for network television is getting an updated pricing structure on May 15th. The options will be trimmed from the previous 5-tier structure down to just two plans. Sure, that should be easier for people to understand, but the rejiggered structure makes the cheaper monthly plan…