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Google’s Latest TV Takeover Attempt: ‘Nexus TV’

Sam Churchill
Sam Churchill

The battle among technology companies to take over the living room is getting even more crowded.

Google has been developing a “Nexus”-branded TV set-top box and could launch it in the first half of next year, according to people who have seen the device or were told about it. 

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MLB Advanced Media, which lets people stream baseball games through the Web, says 8% to 9% of the company’s several million subscribers watched its games exclusively on their TVs this year, up from 4% to 5% in 2012. About half of its subscribers watched its games on their TVs at least once this year.


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