Digital TV News: Google Inc

Global Market for Mobile Video Services to Reach US$30 Billion by 2017
Nov 10, 2011 – Global Industry Analysts (GIA) has announced the release of a global report on the Mobile Video Services market. The market for mobile video services is projected to reach US$30 billion by 2017.
News categories: Global Industry Analysts, Market Research, Mobile, Streaming

Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility
Aug 15, 2011 – Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion.
News categories: Google Inc, Motorola, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Middleware, Mobile, Patent, Set Top Box, Smartphone, Streaming, Tablet

Widevine To Be Acquired by Google
Dec 3, 2010 – Widevine has announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Google (NASDAQ:GOOG).
News categories: Google Inc, Widevine, Conditional Access, Content Protection, Digital TV, DRM, IPTV, Streaming

Google and DISH Network collaborate to develop integrated multichannel TV and web platform
May 20, 2010 – Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) have unveiled the launch of Google TV. DISH Network subscribers using Google TV can simultaneously search for content across DISH Network, the Internet and their DVRs.
News categories: Google Inc, DISH Network, Digital TV, DVR, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, USA

Sony and Google Establish Strategic Alliance to Deliver Cloud-based Products and Services
May 20, 2010 – Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) have announced an alliance based on Google's Android OS platform. As a first step, Sony will introduce 'Sony Internet TV,' the first TV to incorporate the 'Google TV' platform.
News categories: Google Inc, Sony Corp, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming

Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform to Bring Web to TV
May 20, 2010 – At the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, leading industry players announced the development of Google TV - an open platform that adds the power of the web to the TV viewing experience, ushering in a new category of living room devices.
News categories: Google Inc, Sony Corp, Intel Corp, DISH Network, Logitech, Digital TV, IPTV, Middleware, Satellite, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

Google announces WebM open web media format project
May 19, 2010 – Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has opened I/O 2010, its developer conference, and has announced WebM, an open web media format project. Google has open-sourced VP8, a web-optimized video codec, and is contributing to the project under a royalty-free license.
News categories: WebM, Google Inc, Digital TV, Media Player, Streaming

Google to Acquire On2 Technologies
Aug 5, 2009 – On2 Technologies (NYSE Amex: ONT) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) have jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire On2, a leading developer of video compression technology.
News categories: On2, Google, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming

Industry Leaders Announce Open Platform for Mobile Devices
Nov 5, 2007 – A broad alliance of leading technology and wireless companies today joined forces to announce the development of Android, the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices.
News categories: Open Handset Alliance, Android Video Demo, Middleware, Mobile, Software