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Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter:
Aereo Lays Out New Survival Strategy in Letter to Judge   —  The company attempts to pay statutory license fees as a cable operator.  The broadcasters respond that the new defense to copyright infringement is “astonishing.”  —  The Supreme Court has handed down its big decision on the legality of Aereo …
Jul 9, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Whisper partners with Fusion to integrate posts into the network's digital and TV platforms   —  Whisper Lands Broadcast Partnership With Fusion (Exclusive)  —  Fusion will integrate Whisper posts into its TV broadcasts.  —  Anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper is making its television debut.
Jun 23, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Face Royalties Claim From Beats Headphones Co-Founder (Exclusive)   —  Steven Lamar is upset over an alleged breach on the 2006 deal he worked out with Dre and Iovine.  —  Dr. Dre, left, and Jimmy Iovine  —  As the rumored marriage between Apple Computers …
May 21, 2014, 12:10 AMIn context
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Movie, Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed to Star (Exclusive)   —  Danny Boyle, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio  —  “The Beach” director is said to want to reteam with DiCaprio on the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic of the iconic Apple co-founder.
Apr 22, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
David Fincher pulls out of talks to direct Sony Pictures' Steve Jobs film   —  David Fincher Out of Steve Jobs Movie in $10 Million Fee Fight (Exclusive)  —  The director was negotiating with Sony to reteam with “The Social Network” writer Aaron Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin.
Apr 14, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
AwesomenessTV To Buy YouTube MCN Big Frame for $15 Million   —  The boutique YouTube network works with more than 300 channels and has more than 39 million total subscribers.  —  AwesomenessTV has agreed to acquire boutique YouTube MCN Big Frame for $15 million, the companies announced Wednesday.
Apr 2, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Sony buys rights to NYT's profile of security blogger Brian Krebs “Reporting From the Web's Underbelly”   —  Man Who Exposed Target Security Breach Is Focus of Sony Movie Deal (Exclusive)  —  Richard Wenk is on board to write the screenplay adapted from the New York Times article “Reporting From the Web's Underbelly.”
Mar 22, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
MP3Tunes Founder Michael Robertson Found Liable for Copyright Infringement   —  A jury finds that the once-popular website willfully blinded itself to thousands of songs being stolen.  —  On Wednesday, a jury in a New York federal courtroom found MP3Tunes founder Michael Robertson liable …
Mar 19, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Natalie Jarvey / Hollywood Reporter:
Dating App Tinder to Launch Verification Program for Stars (Exclusive)   —  CEO Sean Rad tells THR that celebrities will soon be able to bypass Tinder's Facebook login to create accounts using their real names.  —  Tinder has sparked a fire in Hollywood.  —  The mobile dating app …
Mar 12, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Verizon CEO Eyes Netflix Streaming Deal, Online TV Talks With Hollywood   —  “We would love to partner with content companies” to bring mobile content to users of Verizon's FiOS pay TV service and launch a wireless Internet TV service.  —  Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said Tuesday that he expects …
Mar 4, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context

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