Post Tagged with: "Google TV"

Gigaom: Samsung Purchases MOVL
/ May 7, 2013 5:44 pm
Gigaom: Samsung Purchases MOVL

Gigaom reports that MOVL, the Atlanta-based second-screen startup, has confirmed that last month it was acquired by Samsung. The terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed. . Read More

Google TV adds voice controls and improved search
/ November 14, 2012 1:09 pm
Google TV adds voice controls and improved search

Google TV is rolling out simplifications and improvements that include voice search and an update to its TV & Movies guide app, which is now called PrimeTime. Read More

WaPo launches ‘The Fold’ just for Google TV
/ October 4, 2012 10:21 am
WaPo launches ‘The Fold’ just for Google TV

The Washington Post on Thursday launched "The Fold," a nightly newscast designed specifically for Google . Read More

Sony first to launch Google TV outside of U.S.
/ June 25, 2012 2:17 am
Sony first to launch Google TV outside of U.S.

Sony Electronics announced that its Internet Player with Google TV, which it previewed in January at CES, will cost $199 when it goes on sale July 22 in the . Read More

Will Porn Boost Google TV Viewership?
/ November 7, 2011 11:48 am
Will Porn Boost Google TV Viewership?

Adult content often leads the way in the mainstreaming of entertainment technology, so today’s announcement from Vivid Entertainment may prove to be a milestone for Google TV. The adult film studio is launching Vivid for Google TV, the first TV app specifically created to deliver sexually explicit content. Read More

Report: Google to Expand Movie Streaming Service Next Year
/ December 20, 2010 10:10 am

Mountain View, Calif. - Google (NASD: GOOG) will expand the test of a streaming movie rental service it conducted this year into a full-fledged offering in early 2011, TechCrunch reported, citing a source briefed on the product.

The service will be "heavily marketed," according to the source, and focus on "top tier" films.

The streaming service will also reportedly be tied to Google TV.

 

 

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http://techcrunch.com/2010/12/17/google-movies

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NYT: Google Asks Partners to Delay Debut of Google TV Devices
/ December 20, 2010 9:04 am
NYT: Google Asks Partners to Delay Debut of Google TV Devices

New York - Google (NASD:  GOOG) has asked its manufacturing partners to delay their introduction of new Google TV hardware, expected to be unveiled at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), so it can "refine" the underlying software, The New York Times reported, citing people familiar with the company’s plans. Toshiba, LG and Sharp were prepared to introduce new devices supporting Google TV, the company’s platform that marries Web-based video programming with its search technology.

Google’s "late" request of the companies reportedly "caught some of the manufacturers off guard," [...].

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