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Google and Apple get more competition in Korea as search firm Daum launches its smart TV

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Google and Apple are already up against stiff competition in Korea’s smart TV industry, but the list of rivals now has an extra name after search firm Daum introduced its smart TV offerings, the Korea Herald reports. Despite a number of companies jumping into the smart TVs, Daum — which...
Google and Apple get more competition in Korea as search firm Daum launches its smart TV

Barnes & Noble signs deals with HBO, Sony and others to launch Nook Video service for tablets in the UK

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In a move that echoes its major rival Amazon, Barnes & Noble has signed deals with major worldwide studios to launch its new Nook Video service for its new Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets in the UK. The company has agreed deals with BBC Worldwide, HBO, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Home...
Barnes & Noble signs deals with HBO, Sony and others to launch Nook Video service for tablets in the UK

Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

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Hulu and Apple recently partnered up to bring the (paid) streaming TV service to Apple's set-top box. Though I poked some fun at the number of Hulu Pus subscribers who might take advantage of the service on Apple TV, there are quite a few subscribers who have chosen Hulu Plus...
Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

First Look: LG's Ultra HD Smart TVs, UltraWide IPS monitor

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Following on the heels of recent announcements, LG Display has brought many of its new TVs and other hardware to Las Vegas for CES 2013. Electronista has taken an early look at the company's latest Smart TV offerings, including several Ultra HD models, along with the UltraWide monitor and several...
First Look: LG's Ultra HD Smart TVs, UltraWide IPS monitor
Movie Purchasing And Renting Come To 42 New iTunes Country Stores As Apple Presses Its Media Advantage

ESPN Takes Premier League Mobile Highlights From BSkyB

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First it ate in to Sky’s Premier League lockdown by winning a chunk of live linear rights. Now it’s taken from Sky the mobile highlights rights to all 380 of England’s top-tier soccer matches, beginning from the 2010/11 season’s start, this coming August. ESPN (NYSE: DIS), as a content...
ESPN Takes Premier League Mobile Highlights From BSkyB

Rumor: Apple Is Testing The Apple TV In Secret, No Rush To Launch

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Much has been said about a potential Apple TV set in the past few years, but it would appear that a source out of Foxconn has said that testing is already underway on Apple’s HDTV. The source, speaking under the condition of anonymity, explained that Apple is using LCD panels...
Rumor: Apple Is Testing The Apple TV In Secret, No Rush To Launch
Who knew? Fiber is also good for a telco's health

Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

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Korean Internet service provider KT has revealed that it is looking for a share of profits generated by smart TV sellers, after it switched off Internet access for smart television sets in the country. As a report from Reuters explains, the ISP is concerned that the demands of Web-connected TVs...
Worried about network strain, Korean ISP KT pushes for a share of smart TV makers’ profits

Sky and NBC Universal extend content deal with exclusive movie rental window

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Sky's war against its VOD rivals could be won before a single shot is fired in anger, thanks to the company's practice of signing exclusive contracts with major Hollywood players. Today, it's extended its contract with NBC Universal, giving Sky exclusive distribution rights to the studio's movies and access...
Sky and NBC Universal extend content deal with exclusive movie rental window

Why a sale to Yahoo may just be the best bet for Hulu

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Maybe it’s fate: Just two months ago, Hulu moved all of its 500 or so Los Angeles-based employees into swanky new offices in the heart of Santa Monica’s tech hive. The complex now housing Hulu is called the Colorado Center, and is also home to HBO and a few other...
Why a sale to Yahoo may just be the best bet for Hulu

Microsoft To Sell IPTV Mediaroom Division To Ericsson, Will Refocus TV Efforts On Xbox

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Microsoft announced today via its blog that it will be selling its Mediaroom properties to Ericsson, in a deal that will see Ericsson become the dominant IPTV player in the industry with over 25 percent market share. Mediaroom operates as a pretty much separate company from Microsoft, with its own...
Microsoft To Sell IPTV Mediaroom Division To Ericsson, Will Refocus TV Efforts On Xbox

Samsung VP Eric Anderson On The Future Of Smart TVs [TCTV]

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Today at Samsung’s media event in NYC, I got the chance to chat with VP of Content and Product Solutions, Eric Anderson, on the future of Smart TVs. The company just recently released a number of new Smart TV offerings equipped with what Samsung is calling Smart Interaction —...
Samsung VP Eric Anderson On The Future Of Smart TVs [TCTV]

Late, Expensive And Probably Redundant: YouView Finally Launches UK Digital TV Service

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Two years after it was meant to go live, and with a list of backers that include the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Arqiva, BT and TalkTalk,  YouView today finally crashed the UK TV party. Available by the end of July with a selection of major retailers, the service is based around...
Late, Expensive And Probably Redundant: YouView Finally Launches UK Digital TV Service

LG brings sharper picture of its 2013 Google TV lineup to be introduced at CES

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After hinting in a Japanese press release that it'll out a bevy of new Google TV offerings in 2013, LG has firmed up the details, saying it'll launch seven new models at CES next January. Those include 42-, 57-, 50-, 55- and 60-inch models from the upcoming GA6400 series,...
LG brings sharper picture of its 2013 Google TV lineup to be introduced at CES

Want Gigabit Internet? You Don't Have to Move to Kansas City.

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Who among us didn’t wish just a little bit that they lived in Kansas City this week? I mean, come on, who doesn’t want the kind of Internet connection speeds that Google Fiber is offering? A whole gigabit down and up? That’s not just kid-in-a-candy store speed, that’s kid-in-a-candy-warehouse speed....
Want Gigabit Internet? You Don't Have to Move to Kansas City.
Zeebox Is Coming To Shake Up Social TV In The US: Here’s What It Looks Like

Pinterest Launches Profile Pages, YouTube Stocks Up On Indian TV, Dropbox Getting More Social With Cove?

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Kevin Rose To Join Google. Digg founder Kevin Rose, also founder of incubator Mil#mce_temp_url#k, has been hired by Google, sources have told AllThingsD. This follows after Rose announced yesterday that Milk's first product, a ratings app called Oink was going...
Pinterest Launches Profile Pages, YouTube Stocks Up On Indian TV, Dropbox Getting More Social With Cove?

Don't count on an OLED TV for the holidays, report warns

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Anyone hoping to get a big screen OLED high definition television for the holidays will likely be disappointed in 2012. In fact, eager buyers could end up waiting until as late as 2016 for a significant selection of OLED TVs to hit store shelves, according to a report from...
Don't count on an OLED TV for the holidays, report warns

Stop Trying To Make WebOS Happen. It's Not Going To Happen

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We need to face facts: WebOS is dead. Barring the unwavering support of the enthusiast community, the former mobile OS will never become a commercial product and, LG investment or no, the possibility of WebOS surviving a sale is nil. WebOS is no more, has ceased to be, is bereft...
Stop Trying To Make WebOS Happen. It's Not Going To Happen

Amazon Puts Instant Video On iPhone And iPod Touch, Cloud Player Music On Roku And Samsung Smart TVs

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Amazon has announced a number of new platform expansions for its streaming media services today, including Cloud Player apps for Samsung Smart TVs and Roku set top boxes, as well as dedicated Amazon Instant Video apps for iPhone and iPod touch. The move indicates a strong push to get streaming...
Amazon Puts Instant Video On iPhone And iPod Touch, Cloud Player Music On Roku And Samsung Smart TVs

Xbox 360 apps now live for Comcast Xfinity TV, HBO Go and MLB.tv

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Anxiously awaiting the arrival of those brand spanking new apps for your Xbox 360 console? Well, the wait is over. Video apps for Comcast Xfinity TV, HBO Go and MLB.tv have arrived on a number of consoles here at Engadget HQ. Major Nelson dropped the official word a little...
Xbox 360 apps now live for Comcast Xfinity TV, HBO Go and MLB.tv

Samsung details pricing and availability for its 2012 Smart TV lineup

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We've already seen pricing leak out for some models, but Samsung has today gotten official with the pricing and availability for its complete Smart TV lineup for 2012 (which includes more TVs than we can mention this post). On the LED side of things, those start out with the...
Samsung details pricing and availability for its 2012 Smart TV lineup
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