FCC lets cable cos encrypt signals to foil theft
Federal regulators are letting cable companies scramble all their TV signals, closing a loophole that lets many households watch basic cable channels for free.
Court revives Viacom copyright suit against YouTube
A US appeals court on Thursday revived a billion-dollar lawsuit filed by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.
Viacom to NY court: Scrap YouTube copyright ruling
A lawyer for Viacom Inc. warned an appeals court panel Tuesday that there will be greater exploitation of copyright material on the Internet if the court lets YouTube get away with a business built on "rampant copyright infringement."
Three major networks block Google TV
The three major broadcast networks, uneasy about viewers bypassing cable and satellite providers -- and the networks' own websites -- to watch their TV shows, have begun blocking a new service from Google Inc. that is designed ...
Verizon defends new cable deals as media companies complain
Verizon is defending its new, cheaper cable packages that let customers choose groups of channels as media companies protest.
Review: Sling TV a promising new take on pay TV, but needs work
I really like the idea of Sling TV - and a lot of other folks might appreciate a twenty-buck pay TV bill as well - but right now, Dish's new low-cost TV service requires too many compromises for me and probably for you, too.
Review: Can you really save money by cutting the cord?
There are more ways to watch television online than ever. Even HBO and ESPN—two channels often cited as reasons people keep expensive cable or satellite TV packages—will be available for streaming on ...
3-D means headaches to many, yet companies push on
From Hollywood studios to Japanese TV makers, powerful business interests are betting 3-D will be the future of entertainment, despite a major drawback: It makes millions of people uncomfortable or sick.
Apple Watch isn't the only gadget out this week
The public will have its first chance to see, touch and buy the Apple Watch on Friday, as Apple stores in the U.S. and eight markets abroad start previews and online orders commence.
FCC chief proposes opening the pay-TV industry to tech firms
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to open the pay-TV industry to technology companies.
Lights out for Weather Channel for Verizon FiOS customers
Verizon has dropped The Weather Channel on its FiOS TV service and is instead carrying the new AccuWeather Network.
TV service DishWorld changes name to Sling International
Dish Network's Sling TV said Friday that the live streaming, multi-language television service DishWorld will now be called Sling International.
Review: Sony streaming service modernizes TV, not your bill
Sony's new PlayStation Vue television service probably won't save you money over cable.
Entertainment industry flinches as Google TV charges in
Google revolutionized the way people access information. Now it wants to transform how people get entertainment.