The "renewal" of Futurama has been in the discussions for month now. Sadly for nearly the same amount of time nothing new happened.
We, the fanbase as well as Matt Groening and david X Cohen still wait for the FOX executives to actually say yes and greenlit the project.
There has been the talk about direct to DVD movies as well. Beside the articles in various magazines and on webpages - who repeat themselves over and over with old nes - nothing happenes.
Read our discussion about the movie here
The article you have presented us was just posted few hours ago as well. That thread can be found here