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Google May Be Your Next Cable Television Provider

If you're fed up with escalating cable bills, fuzzy satellite TV reception, and unresponsive customer service, Google is starting to think inside the box: The world's leading search engine may be ready to launch a broadband television service as early as next year.

Television: Steve Jobs's Final Frontier

Apple may be ready to think inside the box -- the television box, that is. One of the juiciest nuggets in Walter Isaacson's authorized Steve Jobs biography is that the iconic tech visionary was working on an actual Apple-branded television as one of his final projects at the company.

What Was Wall St. Thinking Last Week?

It's not just Steve Jobs leaving Apple: The iEverything company is ending 99 cent TV rentals from iTunes, just when Netflix is poised to implement its controversial price hike. Apple's spurning of couch potatoes wasn't last week's only business head-scratcher. Here are some other surprises, blunders, and just flat-out boneheaded moves.

Apple Television: The Rumors Are Probably Right

Tech watchers are once again raising the specter of an Apple television, possibly appearing as early as next year. And we're not talking about Apple TV, one of the company's rare duds; this would be a high-def LCD television set running iOS, the hugely popular system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Everybody's going to want one.

Five Gadgets Worth Buying Now

Now that electronics makers have unveiled their latest gadgets and stores are slashing prices on old inventory and TVs for the Super Bowl, there are...

Disney and Yahoo Eye an Internet TV Deal

Disney is considering lending some of the keys to its television kingdom to Yahoo for its Yahoo Connected TV. If Yahoo is successful in inking such a deal, it would bolster its Internet TV efforts and put on better footing to compete against rival products such as Google TV and Apple TV.

Apple's Stealth Assault on the Video Game Market

By now you probably know that the surprise hit of Apple's latest earnings call was the hockey-puck-size AppleTV device. But an unexpected upside for Apple is that AppleTV could be a backdoor entry into the video-game console market. Here's how that would work.

Tech Titans' New Battlefield: Your Living Room

With Apple and Google joining Amazon and Netflix in aiming to channel entertainment to your TV, where does that leave the cable guys and broadband providers? They're all girding to fight it out. The biggest winner: consumers.

Samsung Considering Android-Based TV

TV titan Samsung is kicking around the notion of using Google's Android operating system in its television sets. Will this better enable it to keep up with Apple, which is launching its Apple TV set-top device later this month?

Apple Unveils Tiny New TV Device

At a much-anticipated event Wednesday, Apple announced an overhaul to its Apple TV device and video rental pricing plan. The size of a hockey puck, the new Apple TV box is designed to allow users to stream TV shows and movies withe greater ease and at a lower price. Steve Jobs also discussed new features for Apple's iPods, and a new social network connected to iTunes. (Video from Sam Gustin.)

Apple May Unveil New Line of iPods Next Month

Apple Inc (AAPL) may introduce a new line of iPods at an event on Sept. 1. In recent years, the technology giant has used September events to unveil a new iPod in time for the holiday spending spree, Reuters reported. It frequently showcases new features for its iTunes online media store in September as well.