Thursday, 11 July 2013

Microsoft to shut pioneering online TV service


The predecessor of many modern internet TV services, MSN TV was purchased by Microsoft in 1997 for 425 million dollars, and requires a significant amount of hardware including a set-top box and bespoke keyboard, reports BBC. 

According to the report, MSN TV allows users to check email, use MSN chat services and share photos online. 

Stuart Miles, founder of technology news website Pocket-lint said that there are a lot of companies which are trying to make things more efficienttheir end. 

He further said that MSN TV is a technology that served a purpose at the time and now it is redundant.

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