Regulators in Washington probably won’t heed Time Warner Cable Inc.’s call for help in a dispute that has blocked CBS Corp. television shows from more than 3 million subscribers in cities such as New York and Los Angeles.
The broadcast television networks, which failed to persuade a panel of federal appeals judges to shut down the Barry Diller-backed online TV service Aereo Inc., lost a bid to have the case reheard by the full appellate court.
Time Warner Cable Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. , competitors for pay-television services, joined forces today in a group urging federal regulators to change the rules allowing broadcasters to cut their signals during contract disputes.
India’s Supreme Court denied Novartis AG’s request for patent protection for its Gleevec cancer treatment, allowing the nation’s generic-drug makers to continue to sell copies of the drug at a lower price.
The Obama administration’s plan to allocate TV stations’ excess airwaves for use by wireless Internet services received support from 112 economists at a White House event that featured Google Inc. ’s chief economist.