Topic: TiVo

Amazon Preps Kindle TV Set-Top Box

Streaming device to join an already crowded market

After expanding into hardware creation with the Kindle, the Kindle Fire tablet and a rumored smart phone, Amazon is developing a proprietary TV set-top box.  According to unnamed sources cited by…

Zac Posen Can’t Get Enough of Olivia Pope

The Project Runway judge relies on TiVo

Specs Age 32 Accomplishments Fashion designer; newest judge on Lifetime’s Project Runway; CFDA award winner; Lena Dunham’s former babysitter Base New York What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The first information I…

How to Score an Endorsement When You Have No Game

Can the Tebow brand survive his scoreless drought?

Tim Tebow was a godsend in 2010, an unbelievable stroke of luck for the Denver Broncos. After getting the starting nod, the mechanically unsound quarterback led his team to its…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 7-14

Ellen and her elves, TiVo and Tebow, and a look back at the year in Google searches

This week, Lacoste unveiled the swipe-able polo shirt of the future, kids bemoaned Hurricane Sandy's effects on seaside amusement parks, and ESPN celebrated one of the world's great sports rivalries—in…

Mark Cuban: Apple TV Is a Pipe Dream

And why the HDNet founder thinks that may be a good thing

Mark Cuban has never been shy. Whether he’s opining about Jason Kidd’s decision to bolt from Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks for the New York Knicks (he is very mad) or Google’s…

Comcast Files Patent to Halt DVR Ad-Skipping

Technology offers advertisers opposite of Dish Network's Ad Hop feature

Comcast is seeking a patent for new technology that will force subscribers who fast-forward through DVR-recorded shows to view advertising anyway, according to FierceCable, an online publication for cable network execs. The cable…

Struggling TiVo Tries to Reinvent Itself—Again

The company has stumbled into what it hopes will be the key to its future

TiVo has long struggled to find a permanent place in the living room, and with the DVR market dying , there’s a new urgency to its quest. So now the…

Hulu Continues Its Expansion

Premium service Hulu Plus is now available on TiVo

Hulu continued its push beyond the home computer when TiVo Premiere announced a deal this week to carry Hulu Plus—after months of negotiation. According to the TiVo website, the service…

Dish, EchoStar to Pay TiVo $500 Million to Settle Suit

Deal ends years-long dispute over DVR patents

Dish Network and its parent EchoStar announced Monday morning that they plan to pay TiVo $500 million to settle an ongoing patent dispute. The settlement has been years in the making.…