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TiVo is getting acquired by Rovi for $1.1 billion

You might not know Rovi, but the company is apparently quite big as it is acquiring <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/tivo/">TiVo</a> for $1.1 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. Rovi holds a bun

Rovi Acquires Fan TV To Bolster Its Cloud-Based Video Discovery Products

Rovi is announcing the acquisition of video discovery startup Fan TV today. The deal will add to Rovi's portfolio of cloud-based guide offerings for service providers, while also giving it some consum

Video Discovery Specialist Rovi Acquires Voice Search Startup Veveo For Up To $69 Million

Rovi has announced that it will soon add advanced voice search to its portfolio of tricks, through the acquisition of video discovery startup Veveo. Rovi will pay $62 million in cash for the company a

Facebook Makes Mobile Pages More Functional With OpenTable Reservations And Rovi TV Guide Info

Facebook's on a mission to make mobile Pages more functional. Following a Yelp-ish redesign in April, iOS, Android, and mobile site updates coming later today add an integration with OpenTable to let

H.265 Is Coming, And Bringing With It Truly High-Def Video That Won’t Kill The Network

One thing Rovi Product Management Director Charles Dawes is excited about is the ratification of H.265 or the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) format, which will provide higher-quality video stream

Google Licenses Rovi’s Program Guide Patents For Its New Fiber TV Service

One of the main surprises of Google's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/google-details-its-1-gigabit-fiber-network-in-kansas-city-will-come-with-tv-service-1tb-of-cloud-storage-nexus-7/"

Sears And Kmart Team Up With Sonic To Launch A Netflix Competitor

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/alphaline.jpg" class="shot2">It looks like Sears wants to get in the online movie market. The retail company, which also owns Kmart, has just

Macrovision just changed its name to Rovi to go with its fancy Liquid on-screen Guide

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/rovirovi.jpg" />I've never used a Tivo, but I hear good things, especially with respect to its on-screen guide. I <i>have</i> subscribed