Roku Jan. 4 unveiled a wireless device that plugs into any television, enabling instant streaming functionality without the need of a third-party set-top box, HDMI cable or external power source. Saratoga, Calif.-based Roku, which created the first Net...
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Roku is expanding beyond the U.S. market, with its streaming boxes going on sale in Canada and the U.K. beginning in early 2012. That will add millions of new potential customers for Roku, and could help Netflix gain adoption in
Fandor has been called the Netflix for indie movies, providing users access to a number of independent and foreign films they can't find anywhere else. Now it's taking another page out of the Netflix playbook, by building apps for connected
Roku scored a huge coup with its release of the HBO Go app. But not everyone who subscribes to the network will have access to it. In fact, the two biggest pay TV operators in the U.S., Comcast and DirecTV,
Bye-bye Roku, hello Android? Netgear is now looking at Google TV as a potential platform for future media player products. The company had briefly teamed up with Roku to sell co-branded set-top boxes in retail stores, but that partnership didn't
Roku has raised another $8 million, according to an SEC filing. The round comes just a few weeks it Roku launched the latest version of its broadband set-top boxes, which in addition to streaming video, also features casual games.