Google targets operator market again with TV plans

Thursday 18 March 2010 | 17:03 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
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Google is working with Intel, Sony and Logitech on Google TV, a project to bring online content to the TV, according to a report from the New York Times. Google will use Android or Chrome as an operating system, the Intel Atom processor, Sony's expertise with TVs and a remote control from Logitech. Google has reportedly already developed a prototype set-top box, but building the technology into TVs is also possible. The result would give consumers easy access on the TV screen to services such as YouTube, Picasa, Twitter and Hulu. A test is apparently underway with satellite TV group Dish in

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