It's about time for Apple's TV "hobby" to become a big deal: A new software platform for third-party apps would help. And the Apple Watch is expected to improve too next month.
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A Finnish television station has discovered that one time mobile phone giant Nokia paid millions in Euros to keep essential software for its Symbian operating system from being used to create malware.
Intertrust alleged Apple violated more than a dozen patents in the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac products, relating to security software technologies.
The Chinese online video streaming giant's partnership with the display maker is part of plans to secure a foothold in the living room.
Apple's acquisition of Matcha, a television and movie content finding service, points towards a software solution (rather than a branded television set) for the company's missing piece of the living room puzzle.
According to reports, Ericsson is in talks with Microsoft to buy Microsoft's IPTV business.
Norwegian software company ramps up efforts to promote Opera TV Store by partnering Taiwanese chipmaker to include the platform on the latter's chipsets.
South Korean electronics giant unveils its Ultra High-Definition S9 TV and showcases several software innovations such as Smart Hub and S Recommendation at CES 2013 to bolster its TV business.
Consumers can expect more TV content as operators likely to still bid for exclusive programs, but costs could be transferred to subscribers, industry watchers note.
Japanese phonemaker won't engage in "zero sum game" to grow handsets sales at expense of revenue, but will cultivate stronger brand presence in Asia's emerging markets such as Indonesia and Philippines.
Multi-screen service essential for customer acquisition and retention amid changing consumption habits toward on-demand and mobile, and bundling most profitable business model, industry watchers say.
Chinese PC company starts taking pre-orders for Android-powered smart TVs in its domestic market, with cheapest model selling at US$1,027.
Networking giant Cisco has announced plans to acquire NDS, a television software maker, for $5 billion in a deal that has been agreed by both companies.
Japanese electronics giant to promote head of loss-making TV business to lead company, a few weeks after warning of overall US$10 billion loss this year.
Strong handset sales may have boosted Samsung's business in fourth quarter of 2011 but strong, visionary leaders, innovation and good execution help put Korean company ahead of rivals, analysts say.
Updated software and hardware, as well as new partners, mean Google's TV hopes remain alive, but it will need to contend with Apple and manufacturers integrating Android into their TV sets, says analyst.
Launch of own-branded smartphone, Xperia S, marks Japanese electronics giant's first foray into mobile market, with one analyst describing move as bold but necessary.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, leading voice recognition software company Nuance announced plans to launch a TV that takes orders like "Go to PBS."
Nuance's move is notable as chatter about Apple delivering a TV connected with its Siri software heats up.
Chinese PC maker launches first smart TV equipped with Android 4.0 and voice control features ahead of Apple, which is reportedly also working on similar project.
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