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Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Intel Sells Media Business Unit to Verizon, Shelves Plans for Internet TV Service

Intel Sells Media Business Unit to Verizon, Shelves Plans for Internet TV Service

Intel has officially shut down its Web TV initiative that was first announced in January 2013. However, it may find a new lease of life with its sale to Verizon, and the deal is expected to be completed by the first quarter of this year.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel is reported to be dropping the facial recognition feature from its Web TV service set-top box. This feature was intended to deliver customized programming to different family members. However, due to certain technical issues, Intel will do away with this feature.

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013

Intel's Streaming Set-Top Box in Beta Testing Phase

Intel's Streaming Set-Top Box in Beta Testing Phase

Intel is beta testing set-top boxes from its Internet TV services, with more than 2,000 company employees located in three different states in the US. The trials are alleged to have started as early as March this year, and the testing contingent is set to grow as more employees are included.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Intel Planning to Launch Web TV Service and Set-Top Box

Intel Planning to Launch Web TV Service and Set-Top Box

Intel is planning to launch its own Internet TV service along with its set-top box by the end of the year. This is according to Mr. Erik Huggers who is the corporate vice president at Intel Media, a new company division that comprises staff members formerly from Apple, Google, Netflix and Jabber.

Friday, 27 Jul 2012

Web TV: When Twitter Meets Hollywood

Web TV: When Twitter Meets Hollywood

Rumor has it that Twitter is about take another big step forward in becoming a bona fide media company with plans to host and produce its own web TV content. Talks with Hollywood producers are reportedly underway.

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