Rovi Corporation Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Performance
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. All 2012 and 2013 results presented in this release have been adjusted to reflect the reclassification of the Rovi Entertainment Store business, which the Company has put up for sale, as discontinued operations.
Rovi Appoints Julian Lighton Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that Julian Lighton has joined the company as executive vice president of strategy and corporate development. Mr. Lighton's responsibilities include driving strategy, mergers and acquisitions, alliances, government affairs, new ventures and business intelligence, emphasizing both organic and inorganic growth initiatives. He reports directly to Rovi's president and CEO, Tom Carson. He is based out of Rovi's Santa Clara, Calif. office.
Facebook Selects Rovi Data to Create a More Robust Digital Media User Experience
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Driving digital entertainment innovation, Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) and Facebook (Nasdaq:FB) today announced that Facebook will be using Rovi Video, a database that includes in-depth information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, to offer people more ways to express the things they love on their profiles. The integration of Rovi Video with Facebook Platform will also offer app developers a high-quality, standardized base of entertainment data for creating meaningful consumer apps and interaction with entertainment-related content.
Cogeco Cable Launches Rovi Applications for Remote Access to TV Services
MONTREAL and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COGECO Cable Inc. (TSX:CCA) ("Cogeco") and Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) announced the launch of two new interactive applications, Cogeco Remote Recorder powered by Rovi TV Listings and TotalGuide xD, that will provide Cogeco's subscribers with access to the TV schedules on their set-top personal video recorder (PVR) devices from web-enabled devices. Cogeco is the first to commercially launch TotalGuide xD with remote record capability. Subscribers can use the apps to browse the TV listings, explore programs, find what to watch, and remotely schedule recordings for viewing at a later time and date.