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SONY TO SPLIT UP ITS TV BUSINESS

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a wrenching effort to get its once untouchable television manufacturing business into the black again, Sony announced on Monday that it plans to split the business into three divisions. One would focus on the current manufacture of its LCD television sets; a second would focus on outsourcing parts production and assembly, and the third […]

HULU CONFIRMS PLANS TO LAUNCH PAY-TV ONLINE SERVICE

June 30, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

As expected, Hulu, the very-distant No. 2 video website behind YouTube, announced on Tuesday that it plans to launch a $10-per-month subscription service that will stream hundreds of TV episodes and movies to its customers. Hulu was launched three years ago by a group of media companies as a hedge against the Internet’s growing challenge […]

GOOGLE TAKES WRAPS OFF GOOGLE-TV

May 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In a new attempt to achieve video convergence, Google on Thursday unveiled what it calls “Google TV,” an effort to bring content from broadcast, cable, and Internet together on the TV set via a simple search box. Using a remote that includes a built-in keyboard, a user could search for a particular TV show and […]