December 31, 2012

Can Intel Do What Google, Apple, and Microsoft Can't?

Kelly Clay, Forbes

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Apple and Google have been attempting for years to entice customers to ditch cable television for set top boxes that deliver TV shows, movies and more via the internet. For the past year or so, Intel has also quietly been working on a top-secret set-top box that could not only be better than what Apple, Google, and even Microsoft offer today, but also kill the cable industry as we know it.

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New TVs Are Solving the Wrong Problem
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So You Got a New TV -- Now What?
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