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Posted: May 16, 2018

Roku glitch removes channels for copyright infringementRoku, Inc.'s war on piracy has resulted in the shutdown of several popular niche channels like XTV, USTVNow and cCloud, but nobody expected giants like Netflix, YouTube, and FoxSportsGo to get caught up in the anti-piracy crackdown. That, however, is exactly what happened on Tuesday.

Posted: April 24, 2018

New Private Roku Channels We recently added five channels to our Private (Non-Certified) Roku Channel directory. You'll find interviews with classic TV celebrities; global TV shows, movies, and entertainment news; conspiracy talks shows and movies; podcasts from CNET, NASA, TWiT, TED, and others; and live TV streams from France, Netherlands, Cyprus, Haiti, Lëtzebuerg, and Berlin.

Posted: April 20, 2018

CBS SPORTS HQ now on RokuThe WatchESPN app on Roku has been rebranded and is now just "ESPN." The user interface is also sporting a new look, but the biggest update to the app is the addition of the ESPN+ subscription service.

Posted: February 28, 2018

CBS SPORTS HQ now on RokuCBS has launched a new 24-hour streaming sports news network, CBS SPORTS HQ, that features live, anchored news, highlights, and analysis for all major sports. The CBS SPORTS HQ channel replaces the old CBS Sports channel on Roku, and is available as an app on other devices. CBS SPORTS HQ is free to all users, with no pay TV subscription required.

Posted: February 12, 2018

Can your Roku be hacked?Millions of Roku TVs and streaming devices are vulnerable to hackers according to a recent Consumer Reports article. But Gary Ellison, Vice President of Trust Engineering at Roku, Inc. disputes that assessment and calls it "a mischaracterization of a feature." So, what - if anything - should you do to keep hackers out of your Roku?

Posted: February 9, 2018

Amazon Video Rebranded Prime VideoIf you're wondering why you can't find the Amazon Video channel on Roku, it's not gone, it's just been renamed. Amazon is now calling it's streaming video service Prime Video.

Posted: February 4, 2018

YouTube TV now on RokuYouTube TV is now available on Roku, adding more competition to an already-crowded field of live TV streaming services dominated by Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, and PlayStation Vue. While YouTube TV doesn't stand out in terms of price and channel lineup, it does offer an excellent user interface and some nice bonuses like unlimited cloud DVR and six logins per account. But don't look for it on the YouTube channel, it's on a whole new YouTube TV channel.

Posted: December 28, 2017
Fox News and Fox Business channels updated on RokuFox News Channel, the most-watched cable news network every quarter since 2002, recently released a major update to its Roku channel in the US. Finally available is a live stream of the cable channel, plus full episodes of popular shows like "Hannity," "The Five," and "The Ingraham Angle." Similarly, Fox Business Network has been updated with a live stream and full episodes of popular shows.

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