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Nuance, Rovi join forces for a future of voice-command TV

Voice-recognition-software maker Nuance is licensing entertainment data from Rovi to stick in its platforms and applications for TVs, PCs, tablets and handsets.

By September 3, 2013


Sainsbury's cooking up on-demand video service with Rovi

Forget Netflix, Sky and all the rest -- Sainsbury's wants to be your go-to video destination.

By August 23, 2012


Aereo alternatives for recording free over-the-air TV (roundup)

Over-the-air DVRs like the TiVo Roamio, Nuvyyo Tablo, and Channel Master DVR+ offer a wide range of options for cord cutters looking to record free TV.

By June 26, 2014


Sony drops music streaming service Gracenote

The electronics company sells off all its shares of the music-matching and streaming service to the Tribune Co.

By December 23, 2013


Philips launches Cloud TV with access to hundreds of channels

The new service offers a wide range of local, national, and international TV channels via the Internet to Philips smart TVs.

By September 5, 2013


Toshiba TVs with DivX Plus add DVD features to online movies

Toshiba smart TVs with DivX Plus add DVD features to movie streaming -- oh, and they boldly claim no buffering.

By May 7, 2013


Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns

The company's chairman of the board of directors will stay on till the June 25 shareholders meeting, but he won't seek reelection.

By April 25, 2013


Facebook beefs up its entertainment pages

Social network adds more data to its social graph -- and possibly allows a better way to make recommendations and advertise to users.

By April 16, 2013


Tesco Clubcard TV has free on-demand telly, sign-in wobbles

The service brings free movies and TV shows to anyone with a Tesco Clubcard, but it isn't working just yet.

By February 11, 2013


2013 social TV predictions from the experts at CES

When looking in their crystal balls, experts predict that social media will dramatically alter how we experience television content in 2013.

By January 7, 2013