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Venn, a network hoping to be gaming’s answer to MTV, raises $26 million

Venn, the streaming network hoping to be gaming culture’s answer to MTV, has raised $26 million to bring its mix of video game-themed entertainment and streaming celebrity features to the masses

‘Filmmaker Mode’ will automatically turn off all the dumb motion smoothing and noise reduction on new TVs

Most people don’t adjust the settings on their TV after they buy it. Most newer TVs, meanwhile, come with a bunch of random junk turned on by default; things like motion smoothing that makes epi

Vizio rolls out its Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast TV platform

Ahead of Apple launching its big video streaming initiative Apple TV+ this autumn, an integration is going live today that brings Apple closer to working with third-party TV makers and making its serv

Court says Vizio’s secret smart TV tracking class-action settlement can move forward

A long-running class-action lawsuit filed after consumer electronics giant Vizio was caught spying on customer viewing habits can be settled, subject to a final approval, a court has ruled. The group

Vizio adds Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast smart TV platform

Apple is reportedly gearing up for a new streaming TV service to rival Netflix, Amazon and Google this year, but in the meantime, it is also expanding interoperability with more third parties like sm

Vizio launches its own streaming service powered by Pluto TV

Think there are too many streaming services? How about one more? Today, Vizio says it’s launching its own streaming service called WatchFree that will be available on nearly all its Vizio SmartC

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Crunch Report | Hyperloop One Tests Full-Scale Version

Hyperloop One tests a full-scale version, Vizio is suing LeEco for breach of contract, MIT envisions 3D without the glasses and Microsoft has a plan to challenge DeepMind. All this on Crunch Report.

Vizio files $100M lawsuit against LeEco

Last summer LeEco announced it intended to purchase the U.S.-based TV maker Vizio for $2 billion. The deal fell through in March amid myriad problems surrounding LeEco, including a major cash crunch

Uber isn’t welcome in Italy anymore | Crunch Report

Netflix reaches 75% of U.S. streaming viewers, LeEco scraps its plan to acquire Vizio, Uber isn't welcome in Italy anymore and Cadillac is launching an autonomous driving system. All this on Crunch Re

LeEco will not acquire TV maker Vizio as planned

Chinese electronics giant LeEco will not acquire U.S.-based TV maker Vizio as announced, the two companies said today. The deal has been hitting roadblocks according to recent reports, and now it&#821

LeEco’s $2 billion acquisition of Vizio has reportedly ‘stalled’

There are more problems for ambitious Chinese tech firm LeEco. Its acquisition of U.S.-based TV maker Vizio, a surprise deal announced last summer, has run into issues, according to media reports in C

LeEco says its acquisition of Vizio remains on track despite FTC charge

Earlier this week smart TV maker Vizio settled an FTC charge for nefariously collecting data from its customers, but that isn’t deterring China’s LeEco from completing a $2 billion acquisi

Vizio settles for $2.2 million in FTC suit over snooping on consumers’ viewing habits

TV maker Vizio will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit after it was shown that for years the company has been secretly collecting viewing data and selling it to third parties. The penalty may seem l

LeEco set to acquire US TV maker Vizio for $2 billion

You’d be forgiven if you’re not super familiar with LeEco. The company, until fairly recently known as LeTV, isn’t exactly a household name here in the States. In its native China, however, the

Television-Maker Vizio Files For IPO

Vizio Inc., maker of cheap TV sets and other electronics, filed a prospectus Friday with U.S. regulators to raise up to $172.5 million in an initial public offering of Class A common stock. BofA Merri

Vizio Lampoons Curved TVs For Being Dumb

Curved TVs are silly - the result of an industry flailing for some new selling point, now that 1080p is pretty much a standard option and the market has proven that no one wants 3D TVs. Vizio wants

Vizio Sells Out Co-Star Stream Player In Under 12 Hours

Vizio quietly <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/103150452118666372391/posts">posted</a> that it sold out the Vizio Co-Star Stream Player pre-order in the first 12 hours that it was avai

The $99 Vizio Co-Star Google TV Box Is Now Available To Pre-Order

Vizio pulled off a sort of coup with the <a href="https://preprod.techcrunch.com/2012/06/26/vizio-co-star/">Co-Star</a>. This $99 Google TV box packs more features than Sony's latest model and is half

Vizio Breaks Into PC Market With Five New Models

Vizio, maker of cheap LCD TVs for most of this millennia, has just announced they're releasing five new PCs including ultralights and all-in-ones. These things are oddly well-designed and should come
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