Microsoft plans more TV shows for Xbox One; Aereo loses discovery bid in Iowa

Quick news from across the Web.

> Microsoft is "very close" to revealing more TV projects for its Xbox One platform. Story

> Aereo's Houston service is live, its Dallas launch imminent and its Chicago plans delayed. Story

Aereo can't take a look at documents related to CBS's investment in Syncbak, a judge in Iowa ruled. Story

> NBCUniversal financed a study that found the Internet bandwidth being consumed by copyright infringing material increased sharply from 2010 to 2012. Story

> FilmOn appealed its D.C. District Court injunction to a federal appeals court. Story

> MobiTV introduces HDMI dongle for pay-TV operators, works with Echostar and Marvell on Android set-top box. Read the press releases here and here

> Increased availability of premium programming for mobile devices and tablets is fueling growth in viewing on those platforms, Ooyala found. Press release

Mobile Content News

>  Apple updated its app store so iPhone 3GS and first-generation iPad users can still download older versions of apps. Story

Wireless News

> Devicescape reached a Wi-Fi offloading deal with the Competitive Carriers Association. Story

And finally... Going over-the-top isn't just for new entrants to the pay-TV industry. Recent reports suggest Verizon has held talk with programming partners about potentially licensing full linear channels for a national audience. The New York Post reported that the talks mark a shift for Verizon, which has already sought rights to individual shows through its joint venture with Redbox. Read more

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