Amazon is working on a recorder for live TV

Aug 20, 2018, 21:02
Amazon is working on a recorder for live TV

In the United States the launch is being interpreted as a blow to Tivo, whose shares slipped following the reports, but it is equally a challenge to pay-TV operators already seeing Amazon buying up content they could once claim as an exclusive. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment.

Amazon's Fire TV boxes can already stream live content via the Amazon Channels service, which includes programming from providers including HBO - but are not able to store programmes on their device.

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies
The United States is also considering a fine against Turkey's state-owned Halkbank for allegedly helping Iran evade USA sanctions. USA national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention.

Codenamed Frank, the new device will have its own storage for shows, and connect to TVs via Amazon's existing Fire TV box, according to Bloomberg. The concept reportedly allows for transmitting the video stream wirelessly to smartphones. Amazon hasn't made a final decision on rolling out the streaming feature, the person said, noting that the plans could either be canceled or delayed.

Amazon's moves show that the company is targeting a wide range of TV-associated devices including Roku as well as TiVo and Slingbox. Rumors suggest that the DVR is now being developed at Amazon's Lab 126 R&D center, and we'll probably see a whole lot more, soon.

State of emergency declared ahead of Charlottesville anniversary
Later, a woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of people opposing the white nationalists, and dozens more were injured. He told reporters Wednesday that central Charlottesville would be be accessible by only two entry points.

There has been rumors of a possible Amazon DVR option for their Fire TVs.

Amazon wants to occupy living rooms through its devices and services. Currently, Toshiba and Westinghouse make televisions that run Fire TV.

NASA set to launch 'touch the Sun' spacecraft
On Saturday, August 11, NASA will launch its Parker Solar Probe from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. By operating so close to the Sun, it will be passing through an environment with enormous radio interference.

Fire TV streaming devices are among Amazon's best-selling products.

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