Aereo Will Shut Down Service at 11:30 AM EST Today

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… » 6/28/14 9:34am 6/28/14 9:34am

The Many Ways in Which Google Is Trying to Take Over the World

A report emerged late Tuesday that Google is working on building its own cable TV service. The move would bring Google up from being the owner of a mere streaming video site to competing with telecom giants like Comcast. That means Google would have an entirely new—if related—industry to disrupt and, potentially,… » 7/17/13 4:12pm 7/17/13 4:12pm

Sling Modem Combines Cable Modem + Slingbox

The Pitch: The Sling Modem, which is a Slingbox and a Cable Modem combined into one—NOT TWO!!!—gadget. It'll be available directly from cable providers, but no partnerships have been announced yet.
The Catch: You're limited to only one type of Slingbox with this Modem, so you're SOL if you want to get this or that… » 1/07/08 12:01am 1/07/08 12:01am