cloud dvr

  • Sling TV takes on rivals with launch of a cloud DVR

    Sling TV takes on rivals with launch of a cloud DVR

    As competition between television streaming services heats up, Dish’s Sling TV announced a new feature designed to better compete with rivals like Sony’s PlayStation Vue and others: it’s debuting a cloud DVR that will allow customers to record shows and movies to watch later at their convenience. Vue already offers a similar option, which has been one of its… Read More

  • Aereo’s Legal Battle Extends To Utah As Fox, Other Broadcasters File Suit

    Aereo’s Legal Battle Extends To Utah As Fox, Other Broadcasters File Suit

    Unsurprisingly, TV broadcasters don’t like that Aereo is taking the content they provide freely over-the-air and putting it on the Internet for everyone to enjoy. The startup is currently embroiled in a number of court cases over its product, and now that legal battle enters a new arena with Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV launching a new Federal Court suit. Read More

  • Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee Acquired By Samsung For Around $30M

    Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee Acquired By Samsung For Around $30M

    Israeli and NYC-based streaming media and entertainment startup Boxee has been acquired by South Korean electronics giant Samsung, we’ve been told by reliable sources. The Tel Aviv-based startup launched its latest hardware device late last, the Boxee Cloud DVR, which was rebranded from the Boxee TV to emphasize its focus on streaming over-the-air broadcast HD channels, and recording… Read More