Roku Pulls Private TV.com Channel Offline

Roku has pulled an unauthorized TV.com app from being available on its broadband set-top boxes after receiving a takedown request from CBS. The takedown follows the removal of a similar YouTube third-party app, and highlights the problem of third-party developers creating and publishing private channels.…

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CBS Buys Clicker, Names Lanzone Head of Interactive

CBS announced today that it has acquired online video search service Clicker.com, and will replace outgoing CBS Interactive head Neil Ashe with Clicker CEO Jim Lanzone. Clicker will integrate nicely with CBS and TV.com, providing easy-to-use search functionality and personalized recommendations.…

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