OpenTV sues Apple over iTunes content streaming technology

Interactive digital television firm OpenTV on Tuesday filed suit against Apple for alleged infringement of five patents relating to storing and delivering digital content to personal electronic devices.



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10 fun ways to celebrate Screen-Free Week

As a child of the 1970s, this mom loves her television set with its approximately 400 cable channels, her smartphone, her tablet — and still banishes all screens from her child’s life most days. Here’s how.

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US Department of Justice expected to block Comcast-Time Warner merger

As Apple is said to be in talks with content owners for its own upcoming streaming television service, the U.S. Department of Justice appears poised to block a proposed Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable.



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Sling TV to get HBO live and on-demand content days after HBO Now lands on Apple TV

As promised at the start of April, Dish Network’s Web-based television service Sling TV will add HBO to its list of partner providers later this week, offering linear and video-on-demand content to paying customers.



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Apple Watch TV ad makes primetime debut during NBC's 'The Voice'

Apple’s first television commercial for its upcoming Apple Watch wearable premiered during Tuesday night’s airing of NBC show “The Voice,” marking a start to what will no doubt become a full media blitz over the coming weeks.



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Apple has not approached Comcast about Web television deal

Amid rumors of an Apple branded streaming television service, Comcast asserts it has not engaged in any discussions with the company about licensing NBCUniversal content to air alongside programs from potential partners ABC, CBS, Fox and more.



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Apple offers rare look inside secret Apple Watch health and fitness testing labs

In a new television segment aired on Friday, Apple offered an inside look at the previously secret health and fitness testing labs for the Apple Watch, hidden inside of a rather plain looking warehouse.



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DOJ could force Comcast to offer NBCUniversal content for Apple's Web television service

Despite reportedly refusing to engage in discussions to join Apple’s rumored web television initiative, cable provider Comcast may have no choice but to eventually capitulate thanks to regulatory concessions the company agreed to in 2011 as part of its takeover of NBCUniversal.



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Discovery and Viacom reportedly in talks to join Apple's rumored online TV service

Rumors surrounding Apple’s purported subscription online television service are gathering steam, as a report on Tuesday claims Discovery and Viacom are in talks over partnership possibilities, joining other major content providers for what could be a disruptive product launch later this year.



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Apple to launch online TV service with support from major providers this fall, report says

Apple is reportedly in talks with major television content providers and broadcasters to launch a subscription online TV service that will be piped to Apple TV and supported iOS devices.



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Mom shoots her 50-inch HDTV because kids were watching too much TV

Frustrated that her three children were spending too much time glued to the television watching music videos, 40-year-old Jennifer Ullery of Illinois allegedly fired multiple shots from a Ruger .22

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Touch-screen super remote controls all your television watching with a tap of a finger

How many remotes does it take to watch television, stream Netflix or record your favorite show on DVR? The Ray Super Remote wants to declutter your coffee table and become the central nervous system of all of your home entertainment systems.

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Apple's iMessage, FaceTime, and OS X take starring roles in new episode of 'Modern Family'

A forthcoming episode of hit television comedy Modern Family puts Apple’s iOS and OS X communication services — notably iMessage and FaceTime — front and center, with the production crew shooting footage exclusively on the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.



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Piper Jaffray sees a revamped Apple TV set-top box being core of Apple's fall 2015 products

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has long clamored for an Apple television set, said on Thursday that he believes a revamped Apple TV set-top box could prove to be a centerpiece for the company’s fall 2015 product lineup.



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How Eroding Trust Hurts Companies


I love all the innovation and trends in the wireless, telecom, television, Internet and tech space. However there is also a big warning light flashing ahead that no one is paying attention to…trust is eroding. Trust is a delicate thing and is being ignored. Innovation is great, but if we don’t protect the privacy and personal information of users, they will lose trust and that will bite us in the end. There are so many examples. Here are three to think about.

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Dish makes Sling TV available to all, adds AMC and WatchESPN access

Dish Network announced on Monday that its new over-the-top web television service, Sling TV, is now open for business and will include content from AMC –?the television home of Breaking Bad and Mad Men –?as well as access to WatchESPN apps for all customers.



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First Look: Dish's Sling TV web-based television service

Even as Apple is reportedly struggling to put together its own long-rumored web television initiative, satellite provider Dish Network has begun to roll out its competing Sling TV over-the-top offering to a select group of early adopters. AppleInsider was given access to the invite-only beta and brings some first impressions of the impressive service.



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Apple restarts talks with content owners for over-the-top TV service – report

Apple has turned its back on cable companies and is once again courting television programmers in a bid to bring live television content to the Apple TV, a Wednesday report suggests, with talks reportedly in the “early stages.”



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Dish Slings Tastier TV to Millennials


Dish Network on Monday unveiled Sling TV, its live over-the-top television service, at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Sling TV will be offered to consumers without a contract, starting at $20 per month. It will be available early this year through a variety of devices, including Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google’s Nexus Player, Roku boxes, Microsoft’s Xbox One, and select Samsung and LG Smart TVs. Sling TV also can be streamed on PCs and Macs.

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Dish announces 'Sling TV' $20-per-month Internet TV service with ESPN, CNN, more

Satellite television provider Dish has jumped into the cord-cutting ring with a new over-the-top streaming television service featuring a number of big-name broadcasters, possibly signaling that content owners are becoming more at ease with alternative distribution methods that could bolster Apple’s own efforts.



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