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SELL! Here Are 11 Stocks That Wall Street Expects To Tank (PROJ, WPP, SIGM, FGP, CACB, EGLE, LL, MCBC, SHLD, TLB, OSIR, NGX, ASTI)

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As Zynga and Netflix shares collapse this week, some investors are concerned that they're holding sharply overvalued equities. So we decided we would help out. Business Insider screened the stock market to find those that were trading at least 25 percent Wall Street analysts' average price targets. We found 11...
SELL! Here Are 11 Stocks That Wall Street Expects To Tank (PROJ, WPP, SIGM, FGP, CACB, EGLE, LL, MCBC, SHLD, TLB, OSIR, NGX, ASTI)

ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

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Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today. The app itself will bring live TV to the Kindle Fire as its broadcasted on regular television. It also offers...
ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

Samsung simplifies its smart TVs

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Samsung simplifies its smart TV interface and unveils a new TV set that can show two people different full-screen shows at the same time....
Samsung simplifies its smart TVs

Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

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Samsung announced its next generation of web-connected Smart TVs today, a clear attempt to disrupt a market that has been the target of nearly every tech company from Intel to Apple.  Samsung has several new television models in various sizes and resolutions, but the Smart TV features are the same...
Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs
Lovefilm begins 1080p streaming in the UK and Germany

LG confirms plans to ship TVs with Google TV

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In line with an earlier rumor, LG has announced its plan to start shipping TVs to the US pre-installed with the latest iteration of Google TV running on its in-house L9 ARM-based processors. Itís next-generation of smart TVs are expected to arrive the week beginning May 21 and carry with...
LG confirms plans to ship TVs with Google TV

Now Intel Is Trying To Beat Apple To A TV (INTC)

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Intel is reportedly working on a set-top box for your TV that will let you stream video and audio content, record shows online, and watch a few select cable channels. We've been hearing rumblings of Intel's set-top box for a few months, but TechCrunch and Slashgear are both reporting that...
Now Intel Is Trying To Beat Apple To A TV (INTC)

UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

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The Digital Entertainment Group has announced plans to give away free movies when you buy an UltraViolet compatible device. If you buy a Smart TV from one of the following brands, you'll get ten free movies accessible anywhere UltraViolet titles work; including CinemaNow, Flixster, Nook and VUDU. Blu-ray players...
UltraViolet to bundle free movies with Smart TVs and Blu-ray players

Frequency teams up with Chinese TV maker to bring its video app to the masses

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Frequency is set to announce a partnership with Chinese television maker TCL  that could put the video curation startup’s app before millions of new eyeballs. Frequency is revealing on Wednesday morning at CES that its app will be pre-installed on TCL’s newly-announced Ice Screen TV set as the default option to watch...
Frequency teams up with Chinese TV maker to bring its video app to the masses

Social TV's Big Week: Flingo's $7M Funding Follows Super Bowl

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Two days after social TV made a splash at the Super Bowl, yet another new entry in that field, Flingo, announced that it has secured $7 million in series A funding from August Capital.  Best known as the company started by BitTorrent co-founder Ashwin Navin, Flingo develops software for...
Social TV's Big Week: Flingo's $7M Funding Follows Super Bowl

Zeebox Boss Says Smart TV Is A Dumb Idea

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Is the trend for smart TVs that connect to the web and run apps a big mistake? Anthony Rose, the co-founder of hot social TV app Zeebox, took to the stage at MIPCube to suggest the future of television lies somewhere very different....
Zeebox Boss Says Smart TV Is A Dumb Idea

LG's Game World Will Bring Video Games to Cinema 3D Smart TVs

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LG will be bringing a new gaming-specific app store to its Cinema 3D Smart TV line laterthi...
LG's Game World Will Bring Video Games to Cinema 3D Smart TVs

Startup beats Apple in race to revolutionize the remote control

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Industry watchers have been waiting for Apple (AAPL) to burst into living rooms around the world for more than a year now. Either on an own-brand HDTV, a completely redesigned Apple TV or enhanced remote control functions on iOS devices, Siri is seen as the key to Apple’s revolutionary plans. Speaking...
Startup beats Apple in race to revolutionize the remote control

Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

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You may recall the concern some have raised over Smart TVs, those internet connected glowing boxes with cameras ripe for exploits that would allow hackers to watch you watch TV. Supposedly less nefarious were concerns over technology that would allow those same Smart TVs to recognize when you had...
Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

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Troubled operating system webOS isn’t defunct yet. According to CNET, LG just acquired software, licenses and the team working on webOS from HP. LG plans to implement it in its smart TVs — not in its phones. In yet another surprising event, Palm’s OS will experience a third (or fourth)...
Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs
Kontrol.tv Launches To Help Developers Build Multiplatform, Multiscreen Mobile And TV Apps

Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is

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More and more people are using their big, flat-panel TVs to watch Internet video, view photos, play music and casual games, and access apps, social media and websites. The trouble is, this is primarily being done via plugged-in PCs, or add-on boxes like Apple TV, Microsoft’s Xbox, and Roku players....
Samsung's Smart TV Isn't As Smart As It Thinks It Is
HP emerges as big winner in webOS sale, and LG doesn't rule out a phone

Dixons benefits from Comet's demise

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Electrical store sold five tablet computers each second before Christmas as competitor's collapse boosts salesDixons Retail sold five tablet computers every second in the run-up to Christmas as the electricals chain and Argos owner Home Retail Group benefited from consumers' seemingly insatiable appetite for gadgets and the demise of rival...
Dixons benefits from Comet's demise

Someone Just Used WiFi To Put Hardcore Porn On Best Buy's In-Store TVs

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Gloria Berg was browsing TVs at the local Best Buy with son and grandchildren when suddenly some hardcore pornography was flashed on one of the TV screens. Here's how she described it to the local CBS news outlet: "It was extremely, extremely pornographic image," customer Gloria Berg says.  "I...
Someone Just Used WiFi To Put Hardcore Porn On Best Buy's In-Store TVs
Agawi's cloud-gaming service headed to Android-powered smart TVs

Remote controls get pointless as radio frequency gains popularity

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The use of radio frequency tech in remote controls for everything from smart TVs and BluRay players to gaming devices will see a huge uptick compared with infrared-based controls....
Remote controls get pointless as radio frequency gains popularity

Samsung Reboots Smart TV

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Samsung Electronics upgrades its line of smart TVs with monitors that can better read hand gestures and spoken commands....
Samsung Reboots Smart TV

Roku Nabs $45 Million From News Corp., BSkyB in Strategic Investment

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Roku, the maker of a nifty device that plays a variety of content over televisions, is getting $45 million in a new round of investment from News Corp. and British Sky Broadcasting. Current investors Menlo Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners will also be part of the new funding. Here’s the...
Roku Nabs $45 Million From News Corp., BSkyB in Strategic Investment

REVIEW: Google's New Video And Music Streaming Device, The Nexus Q, Is A Total Dud (GOOG)

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If you think the tablet space is getting crowded, take a look at all those smart TV gadgets out there. Today we have Apple TV, Boxee, Roku, and a slew of so-called "Smart TVs" with apps and streaming services built in. Then there are streaming home entertainment systems like the...
REVIEW: Google's New Video And Music Streaming Device, The Nexus Q, Is A Total Dud (GOOG)

Samsung partners with Best Buy to bring Experience Shops to 1,400 stores

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Not content with a gazillion Galaxy phone sales, Samsung is hoping to continue winning the smartphone war in one of the biggest battlegrounds any manufacturer can face: retail. The Korean OEM has partnered with Best Buy to bring its Experience Shops to the big box retailer nationwide -- 1,400...
Samsung partners with Best Buy to bring Experience Shops to 1,400 stores

Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

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Netflix (NFLX) on Tuesday announced new enhanced streaming options for users on select ISPs. Following a series of rumors that suggested as much, Netflix has confirmed the availability of “Super HD” streaming — which is simply Netflix’s branding for 1080p content — and 3D video streaming. Both services are available...
Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

FCC Will Investigate U.S. Mobile Phone Unlocking Ban

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Cell phone unlocking in the United States became illegal in late January for new devices, prompting a White House petition urging the government to look into the issue. The petition on the WeThePeople platform successfully garnered the 100,000 signatures necessary for an official White House response, and the backlash over...
FCC Will Investigate U.S. Mobile Phone Unlocking Ban
Samsung buys streaming startup mSpot to take on iCloud and Google Play

Samsung scores Blockbuster movie streaming deal, eyes US and European launch by June

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Samsung has reportedly signed a new deal with Blockbuster that will see the company deliver thousands of movies to the Korean electronics giant’s Galaxy smartphone and tablet range, Blu-ray players and new connected Smart TVs. Smarthouse reports that the service will be rolled out in Australia, the US and Europe...
Samsung scores Blockbuster movie streaming deal, eyes US and European launch by June
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