For eight long years, Avner Ronen tried to reinvent television with his consumer electronics startup Boxee. Now, Ronen is back with Public, a messaging startup that aims to rethink broadcasting…
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Studies have shown that owners of smart TVs generally don't use the apps that are fi lling up their screens. Samsung's revamped Smart Hub should help change that.
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