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The top 10 movies from Oscar-nominated directors

The Oscar nominees were announced yesterday and some prominent filmmakers were honored for the Best Director category. Before you decide who should win, make sure you check out some of the other notable films they’ve directed. David O. Russell, “American … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku TV

Welcome to 2014! As we head into the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, I have some exciting news to share. Today we announced Roku TV. That’s right, actual TVs, designed to give consumers a simple and powerful … Continue reading

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Roku is the #1 streaming platform!

A new streaming media and connected TV report released today by Parks Associates shows that of broadband households in the U.S. that own a streaming device, more use Roku (37%) compared to Apple TV (24%) – and other brands. This means that … Continue reading

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TWC TV launches on Roku

In January, we announced that Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable company in the U.S., would bring its authenticated cable service, TWC TV, to Roku. We were very excited to be selected as the first connected TV device to … Continue reading

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Roku named one of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Fast Company Magazine’s annual list of the world’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies is out today, and we’re proud to be listed as one of the top ranking companies! Roku® is slated at #42, and credited for leading the evolution of … Continue reading

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New CE Devices for Roku Streaming Stick Coming Soon!

In early January, we announced the Roku Streaming Stick ™ – a tiny streaming player that is completely wireless and only the size of a USB flash drive. The Roku Streaming Stick is an easy and cost-effective way for consumer … Continue reading

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Roku raises $45M in new funding

If you were to take a peek into the Roku offices this morning, you’d see beaming employees. Why the excitement? Today we announced a $45 million strategic investment from News Corporation, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), and our prior venture investors … Continue reading

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NOW TV coming soon to Roku in the UK

Every day brings new and exciting developments in the streaming world, and today is no exception with Sky announcing the launch of NOW TV, the media giant’s much anticipated Internet TV service in the UK. Coming soon to Roku streaming … Continue reading

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Anthony Wood: The Future of TV will be Streamed

“There is more innovation now in the world of television than ever before in history.” With this statement, Roku CEO Anthony Wood began his keynote speech at the TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco last week with a recap of the … Continue reading

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Taking Roku Global

This has been a big year for us here at Roku. In July, we announced the Roku 2 family, which brings casual games to the TV and just last month we unveiled the Roku LT, which is only $49.99. We … Continue reading

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