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Future of TV Snaps Into Focus - With 500 Million Dollar Fund

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.26.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

TV's future is now in sight. Networked, social, interactive and focused on the things that matter to you. Passion-powered TV, nichified and valuable.

Tech 2014: #Waywire Editors Curate 7 CES Trends

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

With CES now in full swing, the editors at #Waywire have been pouring over the video that is pouring out of Las Vegas to discover the trends that are going to break in 2014.

Boxee's OTT Vision: Why It Matters

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Television matters. Avner Ronen knew that from the moment he launched Boxee. And not because he want to watch movies and downloaded BitTorrented TV sh...

Jason Gilbert

How Do You Get Netflix Onto A TV? Apple TV, Roku, Console Or Cord | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

Netflix's streaming library might be nearing peak excellence. The political drama "House of Cards" has proven a bona fide smash hit show; the fourth s...

Cutting the Cord: The Hidden Costs

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.13.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

"OK, if you're so sure there's better stuff on the web than on cable, why don't we cut the cord and find out?" My wife dared me. We called Time Warner and said boldly -- "Please cancel our cable -- today." Let's break down the actual cost of 'cutting the cable' -- and then I'll tell you if I think it was worth it.

Jason Gilbert

The New Boxee Could Straight-Up Kill Cable | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Boxee, the streaming media company with the funnest name this side of Roku, has unveiled its latest Internet-connected player: It's called the Boxee T...

NY Tech Scene -- Rising (Week of 10/8/12)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

The week began with Mayor Bloomberg and entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and government officials, who gathered for a summit on how N.Y. can keep its Tech Edge.

Jason Gilbert

Microsoft's Great Xbox Just Got Better. Here's How. | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

There was, as is par for the course at Microsoft keynote presentations, much to laugh about and mock at Monday's Xbox event, presented live at the E3 ...

Jason Gilbert

How I Legally Watched Live HDTV For $0 Per Month | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2012 | Technology

Over the past several weeks, my television has been receiving high-definition feeds of ABC, Fox, NBC and CBS, even though I haven't paid Comcast or Ti...

Hipsters with Rabbit Ears? Boxee to Deliver Broadcast TV in HD via USB Dongle

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

In January, owners of the Boxee Box can expand their viewing to include local HD broadcast channels with the purchase of a $49 dollar USB dongle which...

Boxee's Avner Ronen: Apps are Not Part of the Future of TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Apps are beginning to proliferate the connected TV landscape, but they are not the future, says Avner Ronen, CEO and co-founder of Boxee in this inter...

The Beet.TV Special -- "The Root to CES" -- a Live Webcast w/ Adobe, Akamai, Boxee, Digitas, CNET, LG, NPD and Verizon

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Watch live streaming video from beet_tv at Please join Beet.TV on Wednesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a 90-minute Webcast abou...

AOL HD Launches on Boxee, Roku, Yahoo Connected TV and Divx

Rob Delacruz | Posted 09.26.2011 | Technology
Rob Delacruz

Today, we are pleased to introduce AOL HD. AOL HD offers a broad array of video and audio content in a single app and is currently available on Boxee, Roku, Yahoo Connected TV and Divx.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Cable-Cutter

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

So, I did it. I cut the cable cord. It had been a long time coming -- I'd been preaching the gospel of web video choice for years. We shall see how it plays out.

CES Video: Boxee Readies Launch Of Hulu Plus and Netflix

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Fresh on the heels of the announcement to stream CBS television programming on the Boxee platform, the service will launch Vudu this week...

CES 2011: Quirks Around Every Corner (PHOTOS)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

CES is a blur of tech, talks, gizmo's and software. Often, the best way to process is to take pictures, and sort them out in the light of day. Here's a highlights reel.

CES 2011: Boxee Gets Built Into a Cool New TV (VIDEO)

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Even though the Boxee box delivers a great experience, consumers want to cut down on their set top boxes, not add new ones in. By building it into the TV, it helps manufacturers differentiate their flatscreens from the competition.

TV: The Next Tech Frontier

Bryce Maddock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bryce Maddock

The vast majority of Americans still watch television shows on TV through a cable or satellite provider. This is about to change. Here are some players challenging the television status quo.

5 Lessons from the NAB

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By owning the day to day computing experience of so many people Apple is looking to lock down how people expect technology to work, and in doing so limit where their competitors can make headway in nearly every market.

What Google TV means to Tivo, Boxee, and the gang

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Three major events happened last week. The era of Old TV ended. The era of New TV began. 1. NBC canceled 'Law and Order' 2. TiVo had its lawsuit a...

Boxee Readies Payment Solution with Vindicia -- Working on iPad Platform (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Boxee, the software platform that allows Internet users to watch IPTV on their computers and television sets, is readying a payment systems for progra...

If Comcast and NBC CEOs Will Fib to Congress, How Do You Trust Them About Broadband's Future?

Harold Feld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harold Feld

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and NBC CEO Jeff Zucker went in front of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust and Competition and the House Commer...

CES 2010: Can You See in 3D? CES Says You Can

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Players like Sony, Apple and Amazon may seem as different as companies can be, but in the world going forward they're going to find themselves more and more alike.

The Perilous Future of TV

Nicko Margolies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nicko Margolies

The business model of TV advertising has struggled to transfer successfully onto the internet as consumers seek out ease of use and quick results for their favorite content.