Google is looking to sell the set-top box business it will inherit from Motorola Mobility even before it closes on the $12.5 billion (€9.5 billion) acquisition, according to The New York Post.
Google is planning to launch a wireless home entertainment system, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The European Commission has called a halt to its antitrust investigation of Google’s plans to acquire Motorola Mobility, pending access to certain documents about the merger.
VIDEO. Google Fiber’s plan to wire up Kansas City with broadband internet might include the introduction of old fashioned cable TV, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
PIKE 2011 – POZNAN. Polsat plans to compete on a local level in Poland with the likes of Google once Zygmunt Solorz-Zak acquires Polkomtel, the operator of the Plus mobile network.
YouTube is finalising contracts for the first of more than a dozen ‘channels’ featuring regularly scheduled content on broad themes such as fashion and sports, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Motorola’s mobile and set-top business is to be acquired by Google for $12.5 billion (€8.73m). The sale of Motorola Mobility represents a 63% mark-up on the closing price last Friday.
Google is in preliminary talks to buy online video portal Hulu, people familiar with the situation said, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
Google has acquired SageTV for an undisclosed sum. The company has been developing media center software for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X since 2002.
Google has announced a new cloud movie service for Android that will be available as part of the Android Market. At its Google I/O developers conference, the company said the service will have “thousands of movies available,” with titles including