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<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-boxeebox.jpg" alt="Samsung acquires Boxee"></div>Samsung acquires Boxee for $30 million

03 Jul 2013 | Rasmus Larsen |

Samsung has acquired Boxee for $30 million US dollars. Boxee created the Boxee Box that lets users connect to the Internet and internet services on the TV screen.<br /><br /><b>Update:</b> Samsung has confirmed the deal to Engadget: <i>"Samsung has acquired key talent and assets from Boxee. This will help us continue to improve the overall user experience across our connected devices"</i><br /><br /><h3>Samsung acquired Boxee for $30 million</h3>The Israeli company Boxee started out as a media center software company. Later, they created the Boxee Box with the quirky design, together with D-Link. The Boxee Box was recently discontinued and replaced with the Boxee TV product that is available only in USA.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/boxeebox-4l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/boxeebox-4.jpg" alt="Boxee TV" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>Samsung has acquired Boxee who created the Boxee Box</i></p><br />Samsung takes over from here. They have acquired Boxee, according to Israeli media. The deal is said to have been closed at $30 million USD, and Samsung intends to retain the 40 employees – at least for now.<br /><br />Neither Samsung nor Boxee has confirmed the deal and no details have been shared regarding Samsung’s intentions. Samsung already has a Smart TV platform integrated in its Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and home cinema systems.<br /><br />- <i>Source: <a href=http://www.themarker.com/technation/1.2062658 target=_Blank>The Marker</a></i>



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