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  • Streaming Anime Distributor Crunchyroll Acquires Video Discovery Startup Redux

    Streaming Anime Distributor Crunchyroll Acquires Video Discovery Startup Redux

    Video distributor Crunchyroll wants to bring anime and other Asian content to a wide range of connected TVs and other platforms. Which explains why it’s announcing today that it’s acquired video discovery startup Redux to help improve its user experience on those platforms. Read More

  • Redux Lands On The PS3 And Launches Riffsy, A New Way To Browse And Share Video On Mobile Devices

    Redux Lands On The PS3 And Launches Riffsy, A New Way To Browse And Share Video On Mobile Devices

    Video discovery startup Redux has spent the last several years working to provide a new way for users to browse and find content that they love, and has focused mainly on the connected TV market. Today it’s announcing that it’s bringing that experience to game consoles, while also launching a new service for mobile called Riffsy. Read More

  • Redux Partners With Samsung, Sony, And LG, Putting Its Video Discovery App On 40M Connected TVs

    Redux Partners With Samsung, Sony, And LG, Putting Its Video Discovery App On 40M Connected TVs

    Nearly one-third of connected TV users already watch online video through those devices, and daily usage rates have grown 10x in a very short period of time. But it’s not as easy as just flipping on the TV and switching channels: Instead, connected TV viewers are usually forced to try to navigate a series of apps and channel menus to hunt for something to watch. To solve this, video… Read More

  • With TV Everywhere, It’s All About Discovery

    With TV Everywhere, It’s All About Discovery

    200 million connected TV devices will cumulatively ship in the next 18 months, and combined with Xbox (23 million+ Live customers), PS3, Wii, and devices like Apple TV and Roku, about 300 million Connected TVs will be in living rooms in the next 18 months. That’s as many TVs connected to the Internet as Android devices in the market today. In other words, the Connected TV ecosystem today… Read More

  • Boxee and Redux working to democratize the web

    Boxee and Redux working to democratize the web

    Finding quality video content on the web is hard. There’s too much porn, or too many lolcats derivatives, and not enough crazy music videos involving LEGOs. Following John’s Posterous is one good way to find serendipitous content you might enjoy, but there’s only one John, and he does occasionally sleep. If only someone would make an app to crowdsource my web viewing, so… Read More

  • Redux Is Like FriendFeed Redux, But The TV Feature Is Killer

    Redux Is Like FriendFeed Redux, But The TV Feature Is Killer

    At first glance, Redux has a very appropriate name: It looks like it’s just another version of the aggregation and conversation service FriendFeed. But a new feature is fairly awesome. “TV” allows you to easily share video clips, just as you would share links on FriendFeed or Redux’s main Stream area. Officially, Redux says it’s a “personalized… Read More

  • Redux Discovers Friends So You Don't Have To

    Redux Discovers Friends So You Don't Have To

    You’re probably familiar with the “recommended items” lists on sites like Amazon or Barnes and Noble. They help discover things you’ll probably like based on what you buy and what you view. Redux founder Darian Shirazi wants to apply the same power of discovery to growing communities of people online. The site is launching into beta today. This site is part social… Read More