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The Daily Slash: October 4th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 4th 2010

It's the first Monday of October, and right now we're just about ready to wrap up the night. First up, as we take a look at stories from around the Web, we learn that Skype has just appointed a new CEO for the company today. And then, as usual, we'll wrap up the daily happenings from around the R3 Media Network. So, hopefully you had a good Monday, and welcome to The Daily Slash.

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Google TV Apps announced: CNBC, HBO, NBA and Adult Swim [Video]

Google TV Apps announced: CNBC, HBO, NBA and Adult Swim [Video]

Google has announced some of its initial content partners for Google TV, including Cartoon Network and Adult Swim on-demand, a CNBC Real-Time application, HBO Go for on-demand original programming and NBA Game Time, an app for bringing realtime game scores to your HDTV.  Meanwhile there'll also be Amazon Video On Demand and Netflix support, together with online text, video and social networking content reformatted to suit the big screen.

Video demo after the cut

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The Daily Slash: October 1st 2010

The Daily Slash: October 1st 2010

It was the first day of October, so hopefully it went well for you. In other news, it's also Friday, which means the weekend is upon us, and we've all survived another week. Welcome to The Daily Slash. Tonight, we've got the strangest piece of iPhone accessory we've ever seen, and that could either be a good or bad thing. And then, as we wrap it up, we'll take a look at what's been happening around the R3 Media Network.

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Logitech Unveiling New Line of Products for Google TV on October 6th

Logitech Unveiling New Line of Products for Google TV on October 6th

Logitech's partnership with Google for the upcoming release of Google TV has been known since its unveiling. It's been drilled into the psyche of many, though, with Logitech's release of their Lonely TV advertisements, which showcases a TV that misses its owners. And now that the teasing is over with, it looks like the company is finally ready to come forward and officially unveil what they've got planned. And it looks like they'll be beating Sony to the punch.

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The Daily Slash: September 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 28th 2010

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash. Tonight, in the news that we found around the Web, we've got confirmation from Microsoft that the "Chassis 2" physical design for Windows Phone 7 will be very similar to the "BlackBerry" style that we've seen over the years -- a candybar device with a full physical QWERTY keyboard right up front. And then, as usual, we'll take a look at what's happening around the R3 Media Network.

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The Daily Slash: September 24th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 24th 2010

Welcome to the Friday edition of The Daily Slash. Hopefully your week went by well, and fast. The weekend is just about on us, but we have just one last bit to get through. Tonight, in our story from around the Web, we've got a robot that learns something not so good (but it's awesome). And then, follow us as we wrap up what's been going on around the R3 Media Network.

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Sony Introducing the World’s First Internet Television on October 12th

Sony Introducing the World’s First Internet Television on October 12th

Google TV is almost upon us, and it looks like Sony is all set to get their announcements on. While we near the end of September, it doesn't look like GTV is going to get "officially launched" this month, contrary to what Intel's CEO said not too long ago. So it looks like Eric Schmidt's "Fall" time frame was pretty accurate. Sony has just sent out invitations to their Google TV unveiling, toted as the world's first Internet TV. The event is set to kick off at 5:30pm.

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Logitech Revue with Google TV Lonely TV Advertisement Part 5 Debuts

Logitech Revue with Google TV Lonely TV Advertisement Part 5 Debuts

Last month, Logitech and Google showcased a commercial that was supposed to tell the world about the Logitech Revue set-top box, featuring Google TV. Unfortunately, that particular advertisement didn't do that. Instead, it managed to terrify anyone who watched it, and probably gave the actress in the ad something she'll never forget. But that's not stopping the two companies from showcasing another video, with the TV-with-feet idea again. Fortunately, there's no screaming this time around, but that doesn't mean it's not creepy.

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Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

It's not just new CPUs at IDF 2010; Intel is also making a big deal out of Smart TV products and the spread of internet connectivity, highlighting its involvement in next-gen set top boxes such as Logitech's Revue for Google TV and the recent platform-switcher, D-Link's Boxee Box.  Intel's Atom CPU is unsurprisingly at the core of their drive, with chips like the CE4100 taking center stage.

Update: Video demo of the Intel WiDi tablet, motion-recognition system and more after the cut

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