Intel unites the internet with TV

Maggie Shiels,
Technology reporter, BBC News, San Francisco

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The “snippets bar” at the bottom can be personalised with favourite websites

Intel has signed a deal with Yahoo to enhance the way people use their TVs by adding internet applications.

The collaboration will produce a Widget Channel that lets viewers e-mail friends, trade shares or check the weather while watching programmes.

The internet-based services will run on a new set of Intel chips designed specifically for web-connected devices.

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