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Roku Jumps as It Impresses in Las Vegas

Streaming television service Roku enjoyed a rally Monday after a Wall Street analyst gave a thumbs up to the company’s presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. – Investing.com via Yahoo Finance » https://ift.tt/36SgmSx

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Roku TV adds brand partners plus a new ‘Roku TV Ready’ program

In addition, Roku today announced a new “Roku TV Ready” program that will allow consumer electronics companies to label themselves as such so consumers will know the products have been tested and certified to work with Roku TV. That means the devices will be easy to set up, and will include on-screen access to sound setting and volume control with one remote. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://ift.tt/2FwODdW

Roku stock tanks after Morgan Stanley says massive rally means it’s time to sell

Swinburne downgraded Roku shares ROKU-13.05% to underweight from equal-weight on Monday, writing that the stock looks far too expensive, as they are now trading at a higher forward multiple of enterprise value to sales than the average fast-growth software company he’s tracking. At the same time, he expects gross margins to fall and gross-profit growth to temper. – Emily Bary, MarketWatch » https://ift.tt/2OFDr48

Roku is locking down TV’s until you give personal data.

Disclaimer: by ‘’Lock’’ I mean soft-lock. They do technically allow you to continue without adding the payment, but the options are hidden and only available if you look for them. Dark patterns are absolutely at work here, and unless you factory reset your TV it’s a freaking brick for the majority of people. Your TV is what I will call ‘’BlueBricked’’ – Usejournal.com » https://ift.tt/2ri9LRs

Roku shares crater over 19% after analyst predicts the cost of streaming devices is going to ‘zero’

After running up over 330% this year, Roku shares have cooled in September. However, even after this week’s drop, the stock is up nearly 690% from its IPO price of $14 a share. The stock has been one of the most volatile among technology companies this month as the battle in digital streaming continues. – Michael Sheetz, CNBC » https://cnb.cx/31I9bd6

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