Post Tagged with: "Google TV"

With Siri Search for Apple TV, Apple Could Beat Google at Its Own Game
/ September 9, 2015 3:21 pm
With Siri Search for Apple TV, Apple Could Beat Google at Its Own Game

TechCrunch reports "When introducing its TV service, Apple focused extensively on the presence of Siri, its voice-activated artificial intelligence. There’s a Siri button on the Apple TV remote. It lets users find content from Apple’s library and search within shows, asking Siri, for instance, to rewind a few seconds or to find a particular actor’s cameo. Eddy Cue, Apple’s SVP, said the function “will search across multiple content apps and give you all your viewing options on a single screen.”". Read More

Sharp’s first 4K Android TVs are now available
/ June 10, 2015 11:48 am
Sharp’s first 4K Android TVs are now available

The Verge reports "Sharp's first 4K televisions running Android TV are now hitting stores. Five sets, ranging from a 60-inch set to 80-inch sets, are now "shipping into the marketplace," Sharp said this morning. That makes Sharp among the first few supporters of Google's latest smart TV platform — easily its best attempt yet. Sony put sets running Android TV on sale earlier this spring, and Philips is supposed to bring Android TV to its 2015 lineup as well.". Read More

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Google Purchases mDialog to Further Develop DoubleClick’s Video Advertising
/ June 20, 2014 3:55 pm
Google Purchases mDialog to Further Develop DoubleClick’s Video Advertising

TechCrunch reports that Google today stated that it has purchased video advertising company mDialog. The company stated that it will work with the mDialog team to integrate their expertise and technology into their DoubleClick product suite, helping publishers on DoubleClick to monetize their video content. . Read More

Google to Launch Android TV
/ June 2, 2014 3:26 pm
Google to Launch Android TV

Gigaom reports that Google is going to introduce its new TV platform, Android TV, at Google I/O in June. Android TV won’t be another device, but somewhat a platform that producers of TVs and set-top boxes can utilize to distribute streaming services to the television. . Read More

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

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