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Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City. The unit goes on sale today and costs $99. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Amazon Unveils FireTV Set-Top Box To Compete With Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku

Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.

04/02/2014

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Tech Report: Roku In A Stick Fight With Google Chromecast

Roku is getting into an Internet video-streaming stick fight with Google’s Chromecast with a new device they announced on Tuesday.

03/04/2014

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Larry Magid: Roku Adds Showtime To List Of Channels, But Can Everybody Watch?

Our technology analyst says Roku is adding Showtime to their expanding list of channels, but that if you subscribe to Comcast for cable, the service won’t work.

02/18/2014

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Larry Magid: Google To Expand Chromecast Programming

Google has been slowly working its way onto your television set since introducing its Chromecast device. Now they’ve announced they will be expanding their programming.

02/04/2014

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Larry Magid: Netflix Rolls Out New TV-Friendly Interface

Netflix is updating its user interface for people who watch their content from their television set, in an effort to make the service more informative.

11/13/2013

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Larry Magid: Streaming Devices Growing in Popularity

More than half of households in the U.S. with broadband internet service can stream shows to their TV sets according to a new poll conducted by Parks Research.

08/15/2013

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Bay Area-Based Roku Raises $60M In 6th Round Of Funding

Roku, the streaming video device maker, has raised $60 million in its sixth round of funding. Media giant Hearst Corp. and an unnamed institutional investor joined News Corp. and its subsidiary British Sky Broadcasting in the round.

05/29/2013

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Tech Report: Amazon’s Rumored TV Streaming Box

There are reports that Amazon is working on a set box top that allows you to stream internet content straight to your TV set, similar to Apple TV and Roku.

04/25/2013

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Tech Report: Google’s Super Sync Sports Turns Smartphone Into Game Controller

Google’s online gaming venture called ‘Super Sync Sports’ synchronizes your Chrome browsers on your computer and smartphone, turning the phone into a game controller.

02/28/2013

Tech Report: Intel Getting Into Internet TV

Intel has confirmed that it will begin offering a set top-box to deliver movies and TV shows to your television set.

02/12/2013

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