Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that may impact both how we watch television in the future and how we use cloud computing. The case, ABC vs. Aereo, has broadcasters arguing about a violation of copyright. But Aereo, which rents you an antenna so you can watch and record broadcast television on your devices, argues it's just a rabbit ears rental company in a startup's body. Plus, Apple gets on the phone to tell investors about just how well it's last quarter went.
Posted In: HBO, Amazon Prime
It’s the first time HBO has made its shows available to an online-only subscription streaming service.
Apple is expected to report mostly flat revenues from a year ago. One famed activist investor says there is a tech bubble and he's betting against it. And, film and TV production flee LA for big tax subsidies in states like Georgia and New York.