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Aereo Heading to Google Chromecast

AereoThe live TV on the Internet service Aereo will be available on Google Chromecast on May 29.

The move to Chromecast comes as Aereo makes updates for Android apps, allowing users to switch their programming to Chromecast.

Aereo allows Internet users access to live broadcast television and cloud DVR programs on their computers, tablets, and mobile devices. The network has drawn the ire of major broadcast networks, including CBS, Fox, ABC, and NBC, who petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case against Aereo.

That case will be heard by the court on April 22. And we’ll be talking about the different scenarios if Aereo wins or loses the case on our first panel at the TVNewser Show in New York City on April 29.

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Aereo will launch in Chicago in September

Aereo, the company currently disrupting the cable industry has announced a Chicago launch date. Their expansion nationally is an important moment in the evolution of the TV industry as we know it. Here are the details.  Read more

Aereo launches new pricing and option to try for free

Besides Dish's Ad Hopper, Aereo, the TV streaming service in NYC has caused the biggest disruption in the traditional TV world. Recently, broadcasters failed to do anything about Aereo in court. The company has big goals as they offer broadcast channels on a subscription basis to consumers in a Netflix-type model. Aereo also has social features built within their app that we recently talked about with their CEO. Today, the company is announcing a new pricing model...

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Broadcasters' attempt to block Aereo fails in court

A federal judge has denied a preliminary injunction filed by the "big four" broadcasters in an attempt to block Aereo, a Barry Diller-funded startup that streams over-the-air programming. Reuters reports that the judge agreed that broadcasters demonstrated they faced irreparable harm, but Aereo also showed it would be harmed, as well. The judge concluded the "balance of hardships" did not "decidedly" tip in the broadcasters' favor.

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Is Simple.TV the future of the DVR?

There's a new Kickstarter project focused on innovating TV, and they're only $10,000 short of reaching their goal of $125,000 with 24 days left. Simple.TV, which won a best-of-show award at CES, is on a mission to have you cut your traditional cord in favor of streaming free HD content from broadcasters to your phones, tablets and connected TV sets. We spoke with founder Mark Ely about his venture...

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An interview with Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia on social TV

A few months ago, Aereo debuted in NYC, a Barry Diller-backed technology company that allows you to access broadcast television via iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Roku for $12/month. The idea of bringing linear broadcast to your devices and surpassing an MSO is pretty big and disruptive. Like Napster, BitTorrent and other technology companies attempting to innovate and disrupt...

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