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Aereo Files for Bankruptcy and (Almost) Declares Defeat

businessweek.com — Aereo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, in a move that was likely inevitable from the moment five months ago that the Supreme Court rules that the Internet television startup violated broadcasters' copyrights with its plan to use miniature antennas to send their signals over the Internet.

How One Guy Can Wreak Havoc on Plans for Police Body Cameras

We Now Spend More Time Staring at Phones Than TVs

businessweek.com — Marketers think of smartphones and tablets as the "second screen," places where people direct their attention during commercial breaks on TV. It may be time to reverse those distinctions. People with access to a smartphone or tablet now spend an average of 2 hours and 57 minutes on them each day, says digital analytics firm Flurry, putting phones ahead of televisions as time-sucks.

Behind closed doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa push for net neutrality

finance.yahoo.com — The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast ( CMCSA) and Verizon ( VZ) have been arguing loudly for more flexibility.

PS4 vs. Xbox One, Year Two: The Forces Shaping the Console War

businessweek.com — As of Saturday, Sony's Playstation 4 will have been on the market for a year. Microsoft's Xbox One marks its anniversary one week later. Despite widespread concern about the coming demise of the video-game console, the pixelated sky hasn't fallen: Combines, the two rivals have sold almost 24 million consoles in the first year-about 70 percent more than first-year sales for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

Net Neutrality: Ford, UPS, Visa and BofA Lobby FCC in Secret

businessweek.com — The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) have been arguing loudly for more flexibility.

PlayStation Vue: Sony Brings Internet TV to the PlayStation

businessweek.com — Sony (SNE) is the first company out of the gates with an online television package designed to fully replace a cable subscription. The product, first announced at CES back in January, finally has details and a name: PlayStation Vue.

Spotify to Taylor Swift: Free Music Will Make You Lots of Money

businessweek.com — Spotify has always been dogged by criticism that it doesn't provide a sustainable way for musicians to make money. Getting dumped by Taylor Swift in protest of paltry royalties delivered particular sting. Swift dominates the public conversation like almost no other pop star, and most high-profile critics of streaming music tend to be on the downslope of their careers.

Strict Internet Rules Are Unlikely to Dry Up Investment

businessweek.com — One of the main arguments against reclassifying broadband as a telecommunications service is that companies facing stronger regulations will stop making capital investments in broadband. After President Obama said he supported Title II reclassification as the basis for net neutrality rules on Monday, the telecommunications industry issued a round of dire warnings to that effect.

Obama's Net Neutrality Proposal Is Praised and Attacked

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Nov 20, 2014

The FCC has released the agenda for its December meeting, and net neutrality isn't on it.

Nov 20, 2014

@jonathanellis that is definitely what the whole streaker episode was foreshadowing.

Nov 19, 2014

@PoliceVideo talk to a @bw reporter about your records requests? DM me to set something up if you're willing.

Nov 19, 2014

Uh, thanks, Verizon. RT @VerizonWireless: Some words don’t translate well into other languages, but emojis are universal. #MobileMotto

Nov 19, 2014

You know one thing that isn't selling like hot cakes? Hot cakes. by @kylestock buswk.co/1Hljox2

Nov 19, 2014

Should Michael Wolff really be revealing the attendees of Uber's off-the-record dinner? usat.ly/1uR24L0

Nov 19, 2014

RT @jyarow: The David Plouffe era is smashing success for Uber so far.

Nov 19, 2014

.@josheidelson asks whether it would be legal for Uber to punish critical reporters by de-activating their accounts. buswk.co/1tajfly

Nov 18, 2014

@OHnewsroom reporter to flak: "you understand why it's weird to have your director of marketing explain why this isn't a marketing stunt?"

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