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  • Videojournalists set up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing arguments between Aereo, Inc., an internet startup company that gives subscribers access to broadcast television on their laptops and other portable devices and the broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
    Broadcast TV on the Internet: Justices show skepticism, concern about possible ruling's effect 8 hours ago

    WASHINGTON - Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they … More »Broadcast TV on the Internet: Justices show skepticism, concern about possible ruling's effect

    Videojournalists set up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing arguments between Aereo, Inc., an internet startup company that gives subscribers access to broadcast television on their laptops and other portable devices and the broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    WASHINGTON - Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet. The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo …

  • Caraeff, President and CEO of VEVO, gestures as he takes part in a panel discussion at The Cable Show in Boston
    Music video hub Vevo monthly viewership up nearly 50 percent to 6 billion 8 hours ago

    By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world's biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 percent increase … More »Music video hub Vevo monthly viewership up nearly 50 percent to 6 billion

    Caraeff, President and CEO of VEVO, gestures as he takes part in a panel discussion at The Cable Show in Boston

    By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world's biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of music videos streamed each month from its platform, the company's top executive said on Tuesday. The company, which is controlled by …

  • Report: Attacks on payment systems grab headlines, but trail other kinds of cybercrime 8 hours ago

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - While the theft of millions of credit card numbers from Target customers last year drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches … More »Report: Attacks on payment systems grab headlines, but trail other kinds of cybercrime

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - While the theft of millions of credit card numbers from Target customers last year drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches of retail payment systems are less common than other kinds of attacks. A report from Verizon found that Internet attacks in which data were compromised resulted …

  • VMware revenue beats estimates, but shares dip on sales delays 8 hours ago

    Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter revenue largely above analysts' average estimate … More »VMware revenue beats estimates, but shares dip on sales delays

    Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter revenue largely above analysts' average estimate as more customers opt for its cloud infrastructure services. VMware has not lost any of those deals to competitors, Chief Operating Officer Carl Eschenbach …

  • The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York
    AOL chief communications officer leaves after one year 8 hours ago

    (Reuters) - AOL head of communications Peter Land left the company on Tuesday after a year working there, marking the latest public relations executive to depart the … More »AOL chief communications officer leaves after one year

    The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York

    (Reuters) - AOL head of communications Peter Land left the company on Tuesday after a year working there, marking the latest public relations executive to depart the company. AOL Inc attributed Land's departure to a reorganization of the communications department. "We are investing in our communications function by promoting …

  • By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. The Lytro Illum, priced at $1,599, is marketed as a legitimate tool for commercial …

  • David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Inc closed the firm's money-losing short position in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, the $10 billion hedge fund said in a letter to clients on Tuesday, and the firm has started shorting a group of momentum stocks that he did not identify. "There is a clear consensus that we are witnessing …

  • NSA data gathering facility in Bluffdale, south of Salt Lake City, Utah

    By Esteban Israel and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A global conference in Brazil on the future of the Internet in the wake of U.S. spying revelations might be much less anti-American than first thought after Washington said it was willing to loosen its control over the Web. Bowing to the demands of Brazil …

  • An AT&T logo is displayed on an AT&T Wireless retail store front, in Philadelphia, on Oct. 17, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu. AT&T Inc. and Chernin Group said Tuesday that they have committed more than $500 million in funding toward the venture. The move comes amid rapid growth in …

  • The logo of French telecom operator Orange is seen during the company's 2013 annual results presentation in Paris

    The Spanish division of French telecoms group Orange said it would cut the price of a package that includes broadband and fixed calls by 23 percent to 38.10 euros ($52.56) per month. Industry sources say Orange, the third-largest mobile operator in Spain, is looking at acquisitions to bolster its business, including broadband …

  • By David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Options investors expecting a big move in Netflix shares after the video streaming service posted earnings didn't get what they wanted, and they're fleeing en masse on Tuesday. Headed into Netflix Inc's earnings after the close of Monday's trading, the expectation was for the stock …

  • An At&T logo is seen atop a store in Beverly Hills, California

    By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million in a joint venture for web-based video services, making it the latest company aiming to tap the growing consumer demand for online video. The move follows announcements by Verizon …

  • A pair of Google Glasses are pictured in Chattanooga, Tenn. July 26, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Doug Strickland

    WASHINGTON - Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits. On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking non-profit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Five charities that propose the best ideas by May 20 will get a free pair of the glasses, a trip to Google for training and …

  • The YouTube logo is seen on a screen in a file photo.

    By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to regulate local companies that screen shows on YouTube, a senior official was quoted as saying in local media on Tuesday - a move that could stifle its nascent creative industries. The kingdom is the world's top per capita user of YouTube. But YouTube's popularity …

  • Howard Stringer, former Sony CEO, leaves first session of annual Allen and Co. conference at the Sun Valley

    (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc named directors, including former Sony Corp CEO Howard Stringer, to the board of Time Inc, the publishing business it plans to spin off in the second quarter of 2014. The media company named current Time Inc CEO Joseph Ripp as chairman of the board. Other board members include David Bell, the …