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Ridgefield Park, N.J. — Set-top-box maker Boxee confirmed it has been acquired by Samsung Electronics.
A confirmation statement posted on the Boxee’s website also notes, “The beta Cloud DVR functionality we provided to certain Boxee TV users will be discontinued on July 10. You will not have access to your existing recordings after that date.”
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New York — Boxee’s new $99 Boxee TV device will go on sale at more than 3,000 Wal-Mart Stores starting Thursday.
The web-connected Boxee TV device was designed to bring live television and online video together for home users.
Wal-Mart will carry the device exclusively during the holiday season, the companies said.
Wal-Mart plans to promote the unit both with in-store point of purchase materials in outside stores through circulars.