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Archive for September, 2010

September 16th, 2010 08:55 AM

Yahoo! Announces New Partnership with Toshiba increasing Distribution in North America

Today Yahoo! announced a brand new partnership with Toshiba to feature Yahoo! Connected TV on several models of Toshiba’s latest 46”-55” HDTVs, including the WX800 Cinema Series® 3D LED.  With the addition of Toshiba, users can now enjoy Yahoo! Connected TV on TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, VIZIO,  and HiSense.


September 13th, 2010 03:27 PM

Follow your Fantasy Football team on your TV [UPDATE]

Just in time for the start of the 2010 NFL season Football fans can now follow their fantasy team without missing a second of the game with the Yahoo! Connected TV Fantasy Football widget. The Yahoo! Fantasy Football widget gives passionate football fans access to real-time fantasy team and league info while watching the NFL games.  Install the Fantasy Football widget and get access to:

  • Your entire Yahoo! Fantasy Football League info while watching the game.
  • Your Team roster (starters and bench players) and real-time scoring.
  • Your league and match-ups to see how you are doing against the rest of the league.
  • Detailed in-game and post-game player stats.

You can download the Yahoo! Fantasy Football Widget today on VIZIO and Sony Connected TVs. Stay tuned as we launch the Fantasy Football widget on more TVs.

UPDATE: September 16, 2010 – The Fantasy Football Widget is now available on select Samsung TVs along with VIZIO and Sony.

September 7th, 2010 09:00 AM

Yahoo! and Vestel Group Partner to Deliver Yahoo! Connected TV Across Europe

Starting this Spring Yahoo! Connected TV will be shipping on Vestel TVs in more than 40 countries across Europe! The Vestel Group of companies is a strong, leading player in European and global markets for consumer electronics, white-label goods and digital products accounting for 16% of the LCD TV market and 25% of the digital set-top-box market in Europe.