Comcast releases Android remote app for Xfinity; Boxee raises $16.5 million

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> As promised, Comcast has released an Xfinity TV app for Android to complement its iPad and iPhone apps. Story.

> Boxee continues to gather funds for its fight with cable, closing a new round of financing worth $16.5 million. Story.

> Cox Communications has named Mark Greatrex senior vice president and chief marketing officer. News release.

> No surprise, ivi TV appealed an order telling it to stop distributing streams of TV shows. Story.

> Surprise, DirecTV can't find a good reason to chase facilities-based broadband in competition with DOCSIS 3.0 or FiOS. Story.

And finally ... the feds aren't going to go all Comcast on AOL over its acquisition of Huffington Post. Story.

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