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Chromecast gains Aereo: TV streamed to HDMI

Chromecast gains Aereo: TV streamed to HDMI

Google’s Chromecast device caused quite a stir when it was first released, turning the television into a "show me anything" display overnight. With a $35 price tag and integration open to any developer wishing to integrate, this little device is in thousands of homes across the world. Today the team at Aereo have made clear their intent to leverage that group of users.

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Justice Department petitions Supreme Court against Aereo

Justice Department petitions Supreme Court against Aereo

Aereo, which is facing an upcoming battle in Supreme Court and was recently told to shut down service in Utah and Colorado, has a new enemy in its midst: the Department of Justice. In an amicus filed with the Supreme Court today, the Justice Department asked that Aereo's streak of good luck be reversed.

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Aereo must shut down in Utah and Colorado, court rules

Aereo must shut down in Utah and Colorado, court rules

Aereo, the startup company that utilizes broadcast signals to provide users with TV over the Internet, has had a lot of success in its short run, though not without ample backlash. That stint of luck seems to be running out of steam, however, with a U.S. District Court in Utah ruling that it must stop operating in Utah and Colorado.

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Aereo sold out in New York, is working to expand capacity

Aereo sold out in New York, is working to expand capacity

Aereo, which recently announced upcoming service to the Cincinnati metro region, has sold out in New York, the company confirmed on Twitter today. Word first surfaced when one individual decided to give the television service a try, only to be told it has reached its max capacity in the region and will be unavailable until expansions are made.

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Aereo to launch service in Cincinnati metro region January 21

Aereo to launch service in Cincinnati metro region January 21

Aereo, the company that utilizes over-the-air TV broadcasts to offer customers in select regions a type of television service, has announced its latest expansion -- the Cincinnati metro area. With this newest launch, the service will be available to one of Ohio's biggest cities, as well as residents in nearby Kentucky and Indiana locations.

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Aereo’s challengers to be heard by Supreme Court

Aereo’s challengers to be heard by Supreme Court

Aereo, a television streaming company that utilizes over-the-air broadcasts, has been under fire from broadcasters that have initiated a legal battle against the startup. Late last year, the aforementioned broadcasters made it known that it would take the matter the Supreme Court, something that was granted today via an issued order in favor of the writ of certiorari petition.

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Aereo to fight broadcasters in front of Supreme Court over TV streaming

Aereo to fight broadcasters in front of Supreme Court over TV streaming

TV broadcasters have been out to destroy the cloud-based TV streaming company called Aereo since the streaming and DVR service launched. Aereo and its copyright infringement accusers have already been in court several times as broadcasters seek to have the service terminated on grounds of copyright infringement. However, Aereo has won each of the court cases so far.

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Aereo Chromecast app to bring streaming broadcast TV to the TV

Aereo Chromecast app to bring streaming broadcast TV to the TV

Aereo is testing a Chromecast app, CEO Chet Kanojia said today. The app would effectively bring the company's streaming broadcast TV service full circle in a historical sense, returning broadcast TV to the TV. From locally installed antennas on Aereo property to mobile devices and browsers around the United States to the Google streaming media dongle to the display on your TV, this confluence of technology is poised to bring the broadcast and cable TV lawsuit machine down even harder on Aereo -- if it's even possible for this David-and-Goliath legal saga to get more spectacular.

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NFL, MLB join the Aereo legal pile-on in Supreme Court petition

NFL, MLB join the Aereo legal pile-on in Supreme Court petition

The National Football League and Major League Baseball have filed a petition with the US Supreme Court arguing that antenna-streaming service Aereo violates copyright law and should be stopped by legal injunction. The petition is an amicus ("friend-of-the-court") brief in support of the four major TV broadcasters, whose most recent of many failures to stop Aereo occurred in a New Court Court of Appeals suit. The Supreme Court is expected to hear the case sometime in 2014.

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Aereo faces Supreme Court as broadcasters wheel out big guns

Aereo faces Supreme Court as broadcasters wheel out big guns

Aereo may have to convince the US Supreme Court that it does not violate TV broadcaster copyright, with Fox, NBCUniversal, and others petitioning to have the case reviewed with a matter of urgency. According to the TV companies, which also include Disney's ABC and CBS, different rulings on Aereo's OTA-to-internet business model are leading to mixed messages across the US, CNET reports, and harming the television industry in the process.

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Aereo avoids Hearst injunction in online streaming saga

Aereo avoids Hearst injunction in online streaming saga

Aereo has scored another win against the traditional cable companies, avoiding a preliminary injunction Hearst had been chasing after the judge deemed the initial evidence wasn't strong enough to justify it. "Hearst has not demonstrated a sufficient likelihood of success on the merits nor the requisite irreparable harm and therefore it is not entitled to that 'extraordinary and drastic remedy.'" federal judge Nathaniel M. Gorton of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled today.

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Aereo online DVR TV hits Android

Aereo online DVR TV hits Android

The extent to which Aereo brings the live television and DVR universe to the public this week has extended to reach Android. Android devices are now part of the family of machines able to partake in the Aereo subscription model, allowing users to work with internet, using TV signals broadcast over the air and seen by users in their home or around town. The Android app that allows this all to happen will be available from the Google Play app store starting on the 22nd of October - at that time a public beta will be released for Android phones and tablets running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or higher.

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