Roku Stories January 8

Roku confirms it is buying Quibi content for use on Roku Channel [U]

Short-form video service Quibi may be no more, but some Quibi content will live on. Roku has now confirmed an earlier report that it has agreed to buy the content library …

Roku Stories December 1, 2020

Roku has poached a senior Siri manager from Apple, as first reported by Bloomberg. Brian Pinkerton joined Roku this month as the company’s senior vice president of advanced development after spending nearly three years as a Siri chief architect at Apple.

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Roku Stories November 11, 2020

Back in September, Roku announced that it would add HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support sometime this year. The new features are now rolling out to 4K Roku streaming devices as well as Roku TV models.

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Roku Stories September 28, 2020

Roku has announced that it will add support for Apple’s HomeKit and AirPlay 2 platforms later this year. This marks one of the biggest expansions of HomeKit and AirPlay 2 capabilities that we’ve seen, particularly in the set-top box market.

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Roku Stories November 8, 2019

Roku streaming devices gained the Apple TV app last month for viewing Apple TV+ shows as well as content from HBO, Showtime, and other Apple TV Channels. Now Roku customers are gaining a convenient new way to control the viewing experience from the Apple Watch.

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Roku Stories March 26, 2019

Roku CEO explains why third-party platform support is necessary for Apple TV+ to succeed

Roku’s CEO today sat down with CNBC to discuss Apple bringing its refreshed TV app along with its two new streaming services to third-party platforms. The move is a departure for Apple as the company normally keeps its software and apps limited to its own hardware.

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