The tech giant acquires the open platform for smart home devices to "improve the convenience and services in people's lives."
The South Korean electronics giant has taken the Tel Aviv-based DVR technology company under its wing.
Boxee is set to reveal its acquisition next week, VentureBeat reports, but the price is said to be less than the funds-seeking startup would have liked.
In a Q&A with CNET's Marguerite Reardon, Boxee CEO Avner Ronen talks about the latest version of the company's product, the future of cord-cutting, as well as the Aereo controversy and what would happen if Apple competed head-to-head with Boxee.
Boxee TV is a radical take on an over-the-air DVR that uploads, stores, and retrieves your recordings from the cloud, with no storage limits.
Facebook might finally release a native Android app for everyone's stalking needs. Also this week, Sony's next flagship phone could be made out of lightning, and Boxee is rumored to be working on a cable-cutter's dream come true.
Some are familiar faces, others less so -- but each in their own way is trying to shake up the status quo.
CNET sits down in Korea with Boo-keun Yoon, Samsung's consumer electronics chief, to talk about what it's doing with smart TVs and washing machines -- and why the hesitancy toward new display tech.
Samsung wants to be all things to all people. CNET's Shara Tibken went to South Korea to discover how it does just that.
Boxee TV arrives with a deal for early adopters, AT&T and T-Mobile launch system to fight smartphone theft, and donations for Sandy relief are delivered via iTunes.