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Twitter announces promoted accounts, Google TV compatibility

October 4th, 2010

Today, social networking company Twitter announced two upcoming features being added to their platform: promoted content and Google TV compatibility. First,  promoted content. Twitter has been dabbling in promoting individual tweets since back in April. “Promoted Tweets are ordinary Tweets that businesses and organizations want to highlight to a wider group of users,” explains the company. Initially, …

Google announces more Google TV partners, NBC, HBO, Turner

October 4th, 2010

Earlier today, Google posted a quick update on the status of their soon-to-be-released Google TV home entertainment product. The company noted “overwhelming” interest by content providers while announcing several of the viewing modules that will be available when Google TV launches. Google announced that Turner Broadcasting, NBC Universal, HBO, the NBA, Amazon, Pandora, Napster, Netflix, …

Google TV gets official

May 20th, 2010

Combining the web and TV in an orgy of awesome, today at I/O 2010, Google announced Google TV. With the goal of mashing together the web and TV without accepting compromise, Google is hoping to let people take advantage of the biggest and best screen in their house. Check out all of the features after …

Google to partner with TiVo and DISH Network, DVR info to be analyzed

November 24th, 2009

Grab your tinfoil hat and rip the coaxial out of your TiVo privacy-freaks. Search giant Google has setup strategic partnerships with TiVo and DISH Network to analyze customer DVR data in a move billed to better “align advertisers with viewers.” Google TV will do what Google does best — mine data —  TiVo and DISH …