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Alibaba signs major deal to stream movies, TV in China
Alibaba signs major deal to stream movies, TV in China
Giant e-commerce site Alibaba has signed a new licensing deal with U.S. entertainment company Lionsgate in which Alibaba will stream the company's ...... 16 Jul 2014
Amazon's Android-based set-top coming next month?
Amazon's Android-based set-top coming next month?
According to industry sources, Amazon's oft-rumored streaming set-top box could launch next month. The device will directly compete with ...... 23 Feb 2014
Google's hardware plans - Why they just might work
Google's hardware plans - Why they just might work
When Google announced their buyout of Motorola Mobility last year, it appeared to be primarily motivated by access to a handful of mobile phone ...... 14 Feb 2012 - 7 comments
Roku now available in UK, Ireland
Roku now available in UK, Ireland
Roku has announced today that its set-top boxes are now available in the UK and Ireland. For now, only two models, the Roku LT and the Roku ...... 11 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
New Android powered set-top box to feature subscription game client
New Android powered set-top box to feature subscription game client
Vestel, the company that just showed off their TV with a built-in BitTorrent client, will be selling an Android powered set-top box featuring ...... 08 Sep 2011 - 8 comments
New Roku 2 line adds gaming
New Roku 2 line adds gaming
Roku has updated its popular line of set-top boxes for 2011, adding gaming, a bluetooth motion remote and a much smaller form factor. 'Angry ...... 21 Jul 2011 - 1 comment
Roku adds WealthTV cable channel
Roku adds WealthTV cable channel
Roku will announce this week that it has signed its first cable channel, "WealthTV," to its ever-growing programming lineup. The company, ...... 19 Jan 2011 - 1 comment
Roku to sell millionth set-top by end of the year
Roku to sell millionth set-top by end of the year
Roku, despite new competition from Apple, Google and others, seems to be striving in the set-top market, set to hit its millionth sale by the ...... 20 Dec 2010
     

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