"The rise of Apple and Google in the smartphone market has pushed Nokia and Research In Motion to the brink of irrelevance. Now, television makers are scrambling to make sure the same does not happen to them.TV Makers Join Forces Against Smartphone Giants - NYTimes.com
At the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, Toshiba, LG Electronics and Philips Electronics said they were banding together to develop a common system that would let people listen to music, watch videos and play games via the Internet on television sets."
Thursday, September 06, 2012
TV Makers Join Forces Against Smartphone Giants - NYTimes.com
In other TV-related news, see No New Apple Television Products Coming in 2012 as Content Negotiations Stall Once Again (MacRumors) and Does Amazon Have Its Own Apple TV Plan? (AllThingsD)