Guest Post Boxee did many things right. But as time went on, it started doing more and more things wrong. For the sake of the future and XBMC, let’s look into a few of the mistakes of Boxee, so that we — and other XBMC businesses — can hopefully avoid them in the future.
Streaming media startup Boxee is selling to Samsung for an estimated $30 million, which backs up previous rumors about the company’s future.
Streaming media-device/service startup Boxee is expected to announce that it’s been acquired sometime next week, VentureBeat has learned from sources familiar with the matter.
In a surprising move today, Boxee has rebranded its flagship set-top box from Boxee TV to simply “Cloud DVR.”
As disappointed as I was in the Boxee TV during my review, it’s still hooked up to my HDTV in the hopes that it will eventually get better.
Editor’s Pick Within five minutes of turning on the Boxee TV, I was ready to return it.
Guest Post Living in the technology and startup ecosystem, we are constantly bombarded with the latest hot new app, device, technology, or company. They get their 15 minutes of fame and then something newer, hotter, and latest-er comes along to replace them. But every now and then, something sticks around for a while.
Surprise, surprise: Negotiations with content providers are significantly delaying Intel’s plans to take over your living room.
I love my parents, and always do whatever I can to upgrade their technology whenever possible. But when it comes to watching television, they’ve made one thing abundantly clear: They’re not cutting the cord.
Anyone who buys Boxee’s sweet-looking Boxee TV device this holiday season will get some great free goodies along with it: three free months of Netflix and unlimited cloud DVR.
Walmart will soon begin selling the awesome Boxee TV set-top box in more than 3,000 stores across the U.S., a move that will help Boxee get in front of lots of new customers this holiday season.
Guest Post Television is a tough business, and few innovators make it big. But these eight companies have defied the odds.
Boxee’s new set-top box well offer unlimited DVR storage in the cloud. Yes, seriously.
Late last week, the FCC enacted new rules that allow cable companies to encrypt basic cable for the first time ever. Turns out the new rules aren’t scaring prominent set-top box maker Boxee, which was glad some strings were attached.
Editor’s Pick Aiming to remind New Yorkers just how receptive the city is for startups, Mayor Michael Bloomberg stopped by Boxee’s headquarters today to discuss a variety of technology initiatives happening here.
Cloudee, a cloud-based video service for iOS device owners, is opening its doors to the public today.
MicroVentures Investment Challenge is a Facebook game pitting notable Internet startups against each other in a fantasy sports-like competition aimed at venture capitalists.
Boxee may be planning to launch a new DVR subscription service aimed at users who’ve purchased its new Live TV stick, according to a new survey the company sent to users over the weekend.
A provision of the Cable Television Protection and Competition Act that requires cable companies to provide unencrypted basic-tier cable could soon become obsolete, putting the life of young set-top box-maker Boxee in jeopardy.
Sorry, Boxee faithful, you won’t be getting any more updates on your computers after the release of Boxee 1.5.
Sling Media launched a new Slingplayer application for streaming media set-top box Boxee, the company revealed today.
Boxee is releasing a new Live TV stick add-on for its streaming media set-top box that will allow owners to gain access to live television channels, the company announced today.
Joining streaming music services such as Last.fm and Pandora, Spotify has launched an app for the Boxee Box, the company announced Friday.
Viewsonic has scrapped its plans for integrating its smart HDTV set with Boxee’s media center software.
Streaming content company Boxee released a new iPad app Tuesday aimed at getting more people to use its media center software and boosting adoption of its streaming media set-top boxes.