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Eric Savitz thinks Microsoft's (MSFT +1.4%) deal to bring live TV to the Xbox 360 will inflict...

Eric Savitz thinks Microsoft's (MSFT +1.4%) deal to bring live TV to the Xbox 360 will inflict the cable set-top box business with a "terminal disease." Consumers will warm to the idea that they can reduce the stack of boxes sitting near their TVs, he says, setting the stage for the eventual elimination of Motorola (GOOG +0.4%) and Cisco (CSCO +4.9%) cable boxes.
Comments (3)
  • So grandma will become a video game junkie?
    5 Oct 2011, 03:11 PM Reply Like
  • My family has 4 tvs but only 1 xbox. How could we eliminate cable boxes?
    5 Oct 2011, 03:13 PM Reply Like
  • Set top boxes are a money machine for the cable companies, who control the content. They aren't going anywhere.
    5 Oct 2011, 07:32 PM Reply Like
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