The U.S. Supreme Court decision effectively changed the laws that had governed Aereo’s technology, creating regulatory and legal uncertainty. And while our team has focused its energies on exploring every path forward available to us, without that clarity, the challenges have proven too difficult to overcome.
Chapter 11 will permit Aereo to maximize the value of its business and assets without the extensive cost and distraction of defending drawn out litigation in several courts.
Kanojia has appointed a chief restructuring officer, Lawtom Bloom of financial consulting firm Argue, who will steer the company through the way forward.
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The City of Cambridge is calling on citizens to help identify accident-prone intersections, chart safe paths for kids to bike to school, and flag policy issues that need attention as part of the first ever Street Safety Challenge.
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For some investors, pie charts and graphs are all that’s needed to navigate their way through their portfolios. But in an attempt to lure millennials and reorient their views of the stock market, Fidelity Investments’ innovation team on Wednesday launched a program that uses video game technology to help investors understand their holdings.
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