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TiVo

CNet.com has a piece up on its website that talks about how networking equipment giant Cisco Systems might be looking to acquire TiVo, the digital-video recording pioneer. The article, which is labelled "news analysis" -- which in the journalism business is code for "speculation" -- starts off with Cisco's recently announced $6.9-billion acquisition of Scientific-Atlanta,…

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Can TiVo change its stripes?

by Mathew on November 28, 2005 · 1 comment

Personal video recorder company TiVo Inc. said Monday that it plans to roll out a new feature that will allow users to choose certain commercials, based on keywords, and then have them inserted into TV shows that they have recorded with their TiVo (Dave Zatz has a description of how this would work, taken from…

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Column: Call it YahooVo?

by Mathew on November 8, 2005

Here's a column I posted at globeandmail.com about rumours that Yahoo might acquire TiVo: "In what was no doubt a welcome ray of sunshine for shareholders of TiVo, the maker of personal video recorders announced a deal with Internet portal and search engine company Yahoo, which will allow TiVo owners to click a TV listing…

Yahoo and Tivo dating?

by Mathew on November 7, 2005

So Yahoo and TiVo announced a deal in which users of TiVo (why is the "v" capitalized? just wondering) will be able -- under certain circumstances -- to click a listing at Yahoo's television-listing portal and have their TiVo record a show (if you're Canadian, or any non-U.S. resident for that matter, don't plan on…