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Roku’s voice-powered wireless speakers and tabletop remote start shipping – TechCrunch

Roku’s voice-powered wireless speakers and tabletop remote start shipping – TechCrunch In July, Roku unveiled its entry into the voice-powered speaker market, with a pair of Roku TV Wireless Speakers designed to work with the company’s lineup of partner-built smart TVs. Those speakers will now begin to ship to customers …

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Disney to invest in more original content for Hulu, expand service internationally – TechCrunch

Disney to invest in more original content for Hulu, expand service internationally – TechCrunch In addition to plans to launch its own Netflix rival, Disney+, next year, the company says it also plans to increase investment in its other streaming service, Hulu. Thanks its buyout of 21st Century Fox, Disney …

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Sling TV’s growth further slows in Q3, but still leads rivals in terms of subscribers – TechCrunch

Sling TV’s growth further slows in Q3, but still leads rivals in terms of subscribers – TechCrunch It appears Dish’s live TV streaming service, Sling TV, has been impacted by the increased competition from rivals like YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, and others. Sling TV still …

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CBS launches a streaming entertainment network, ET Live – TechCrunch

CBS launches a streaming entertainment network, ET Live – TechCrunch CBS is today launching another streaming network, this time focused on entertainment news. The service, which is called ET Live, was developed by CBS Interactive and CBS TV’s “Entertainment Tonight” news magazine, and will be available both as a standalone …

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TV streaming services see 212% jump in viewing hours over past year – TechCrunch

TV streaming services see 212% jump in viewing hours over past year – TechCrunch Live streaming TV services, like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Hulu with Live TV, and others, are gaining steam in the U.S. as more consumers cut the cord with traditional pay TV. According to a new report …

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Reelgood acquires Guidebox to bring streaming TV data to more places – TechCrunch

Reelgood acquires Guidebox to bring streaming TV data to more places – TechCrunch Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has made an acquisition in the hopes of bringing Reelgood’s data to more places. The company has …

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AT&T’s streaming video device is now in beta testing – TechCrunch

AT&T’s streaming video device is now in beta testing – TechCrunch AT&T has begun beta testing a streaming device that seems to be something of its own Roku competitor, according to a statement made by John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, during the company’s third quarter earnings call. The device, first scooped …

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Smart home makers hoard your data, but won’t say if the police come for it – TechCrunch

Smart home makers hoard your data, but won’t say if the police come for it – TechCrunch A decade ago, it was almost inconceivable that nearly every household item could be hooked up to the internet. These days, it’s near impossible to avoid a non-smart home gadget, and they’re vacuuming …

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PlayStation Vue is first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Apple’s TV app – TechCrunch

PlayStation Vue is first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Apple’s TV app – TechCrunch Sony’s live TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, announced this week it has become the first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Apple’s TV app. Until now, Apple’s TV app has featured content from …

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