Roku rolls out software upgrades for OTT boxes; blinkx app to launch on Sony connected TVs, devices

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> Roku has added some new features to its line of over-the-top boxes with its release of v4.7 software, including support for Microsoft Smooth Streaming, enhanced mobile discovery, and improved stability for the newly released Roku HD. Blog

> Video search engine blinkx, which scored a big content deal last week with AnyClip, is back this week with news that a blinkx app is now available on Sony Internet-enabled home entertainment devices. Article

> Miro BitTorrent client makes searching for, downloading online video easier. Article

> CBS kills CSI: Miami, but show will live on-in reruns--with Netflix and others. Article

> Consumers have demonstrated a voracious appetite for online content that shows no signs of abating. Article

> Tribune Media Services and Digitalsmiths are teaming up to pitch cable operators technology that could make it easier to deliver TV listings and other data to cable subscribers using tablet computers and smartphones. Article

> The U.S. Federal Communications Commission asked Verizon Wireless for more details on its offer to sell some wireless spectrum on the condition that the company's purchase of another set of airwaves is approved by regulators. Article

> Content delivery network EdgeCast Networks has launched its OpenCDN federation platform, allowing network operators to cache customer content in markets and regions where they have no infrastructure. Article

> Envivio announced it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended April 30, after the market closes on Wednesday, May 30. Release

> Univision Communications and AT&T U-verse have reached a multiyear, multiplatform deal that includes carriage of the U.S. Spanish-language media leader's three new cable networks, as well as authenticated access across an array of vehicles. Article

And finally... An Australian Olympic hopeful will be wearing a "mankini" at the opening ceremonies in London after losing a bet. Article

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