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Boxee bought out insiders claim as Cloud DVR funding hunt fails

Boxee bought out insiders claim as Cloud DVR funding hunt fails

Boxee, the streaming media company that had attempted to recreate itself from an HTPC software specialist to a set-top box provider, has reportedly been acquired. The news, currently at rumor status but tipped to be officially announced sometime next week according to VentureBeat, is apparently the culmination of several months of Boxee searching for a buyer, after attempts to drum up a new round of funding fell flat.

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Boxee TV becomes Boxee Cloud DVR

Boxee TV becomes Boxee Cloud DVR

Back in October of 2012, Boxee unveiled its Boxee TV set-top box. When it originally launched the big feature was the ability to watch live TV in high definition from ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and other networks and cloud-based DVR functionality. The box was designed to work with unencrypted basic cable connections and featured dual tuners allowing you to watch one show on according the other.

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Boxee TV on sale now

Boxee TV on sale now

Boxee's new Boxee TV media streamer has gone up for sale, with retailer Walmart exclusively offering the internet-connected set-top box for under a hundred bucks. The $98 box, announced last month, has twin tuners and supports digital antenna and basic cable, along with streaming services such as Netflix, VUDU, YouTube, Pandora, and Spotify. Meanwhile, there's also a subscription-based digital recording service.

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Walmart to sell Boxee TV starting tomorrow

Walmart to sell Boxee TV starting tomorrow

There are a number of set-top boxes on the market today that allow you to stream content from different services such as Netflix or YouTube. One of those devices is the Boxee TV. Boxee Inc has scored a major win with the announcement that Walmart will be selling its latest device, the Boxee TV, in its 3000 US locations starting tomorrow.

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Boxee announces Boxee TV

Boxee announces Boxee TV

Boxee has long been a popular name in the set-top box industry. They've been offering tons of streaming content and even live television with their Boxee Box device, and now the company has announced a new product called Boxee TV. The device will allow you watch live TV in HD from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and more.

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FCC cuts Boxee a little encryption slack (but not forever)

FCC cuts Boxee a little encryption slack (but not forever)

Boxee is declaring victory in recent FCC decisions on cable encryption, though the loophole for third-party devices wanting to tune into free channels could involve some messy cabling. The set-top box company had joined with Comcast to protest against cable encryption proposals that could have blocked devices like the Boxee Box from getting a signal without owners paying a subscription, and while the FCC isn't entirely convinced by their collective arguments, it has thrown a temporary solution their way.

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Leaked Boxee TV gets integrated HDTV antenna and DVR

Leaked Boxee TV gets integrated HDTV antenna and DVR

An interesting new set-top box from Boxee has leaked today called the Boxee TV. According to the source who leaked the photographs, the set top box combines an over the air HDTV antenna and DVR functionality allowing users to record programs using free HD broadcasts in the area. The device is also tipped to feature support for web apps.

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Boxee and Comcast reveal cable encryption workaround

Boxee and Comcast reveal cable encryption workaround

Comcast and Boxee are collaborating on a new system that could eventually replace CableCARD and allow third-party set-top boxes like the Boxee Box to access encrypted all-digital cable broadcasts. The two companies detailed the proposed approach in a joint FCC filing, initially using an external cable box that would hook up to STBs via ethernet, but eventually migrating to a licensed integrated digital transport adapter (Integrated DTA) that would provide a more streamlined solution.

 

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