TiVo files new suits against Comcast

The battle between Comcast and TiVo continues. TiVo says it’s filed a new round of lawsuits in California and Massachusetts involving features and capabilities of Comcast’s X1 platform. They include the ability to pause and resume shows on different devices and advanced search and voice functionality. TiVo is investing heavily in content discovery/recommendation based on viewer habits and has new advertising offerings associated with those offerings. Comcast recently disabled a feature from its Stream app for mobile devices and web browsers that enabled customers to schedule DVR recordings remotely.

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