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DISH Working with Google on Android-powered Receiver
Posted 08 March 2010 - 10:42 PM
Here's the Engadget post that talks about the Wall Street Journal article: http://www.engadget....id-based-set-t/
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Posted 09 March 2010 - 12:05 AM
We've definitely heard of a few different Android-based satellite and cable boxes in the past year, but it looks like Google's exploring a real move into living room: the Wall Street Journal reports that El Goog and Dish Network are testing a TV search service on a new box that runs on "elements" of Android.
More at http://www.engadget....id-based-set-t/
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Posted 09 March 2010 - 05:49 PM
Google hopes to connect the service with its nascent TV ad-brokering business, allowing it to target ads to individual households based on search and viewing data.
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Posted 09 March 2010 - 06:14 PM
And here is the WSJ article: http://online.wsj.co...dist_smartbrief
Just what we need more "insert ads", instead of less. And they will do it based upon what you watch or search for; even better. Considering they ads just pop up at any time, on any channel now, what is to prevent an inappropriate ad ( Enzite, fro example)to air when a child is watching "Cartoon Network" during the day, because someone decided to watch "Adult Swim" the night before?