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Microsoft considering Xbox TV partnerships with Comcast, Verizon

Microsoft considering Xbox TV partnerships with Comcast, Verizon

Microsoft is reportedly in talks with Comcast and Verizon for partnerships to stream traditional cable TV directly through the Xbox 360 console. The upcoming service was originally thought to be a threat to other video streaming services such as Netflix as well as to cable TV, but now it looks like Microsoft will be seeking cable TV as allies instead.

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Comcast Unveils New Xfinity TV Set-Top Boxes With Integrated Facebook And Intel Processors

Comcast Unveils New Xfinity TV Set-Top Boxes With Integrated Facebook And Intel Processors

If you're a Comcast customer, your TV viewing experience will soon get very interactive. Just yesterday, Comcast announced a partnership with Skype to bring HD video calling to your television sets, and today the company unveiled a new Xfinity set-top box powered by Intel that will integrate Facebook to bring social features and app support to its content service.

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Comcast Xfinity Home Security Brings Security and Home Surveillance

Comcast Xfinity Home Security Brings Security and Home Surveillance

Long standing cable provider Comcast is now expanding into new areas. In a world of niche marketing, Comcast is now opening up its broadband pipe and expanding into other areas of the home. Comcast expanded its residential home security offering in six markets today. The offering includes basic home security monitoring, remote lighting control, video surveillance or monitoring, and remote digital thermostat control for possible energy savings.

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The Pirate Bay Blocked by Comcast?

The Pirate Bay Blocked by Comcast?

The Pirate Bay, a Swedish site that hosts BitTorrent files, may have been blocked by Comcast to their subscribers. TorrentFreak reported this morning that Comcast subscribers were unable to access The Pirate Bay's site. The Pirate Bay has been no stranger to downtime, but this time around, it seemed to be only affecting certain people. Comcast has denied that they are the ones blocking the site. So what is going on?

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Comcast Xfinity Video On Demand To Be Available On TiVo Premiere

Comcast Xfinity Video On Demand To Be Available On TiVo Premiere

Comcast announced today that its Xfinity video on demand service will soon be available on the TiVo Premiere box. Those who own the set-top box in most Comcast areas will get access to their video on demand service. However, no specific timeline was provided except that subscribers in the San Francisco Bay Area will get the option first.

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