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The Sky Q set-top box will turbocharge your TV viewing experience

Sky has announced its Sky Q set-top box platform, which will be available from early 2016. With twelve TV tuners letting you record four programmes simultaneously, Sky's latest offerings are designed to turbocharge your TV viewing experience.

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EU court rules that Skype's name is too similar to Sky network to claim a trademark

A European Union court has ruled that the name of Microsoft's Skype VoIP service cannot claim a trademark in the EU. The court ruled that the name was too similar to the Sky broadcast network.

Sky first filed a trademark dispute with Skype before it was acquired by Microsoft in 2011.

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Sky partners with O2 to enter the UK mobile market

Sky has today announced plans to launch a new mobile service in 2016, partnering up with O2 for the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) venture. The deal will enable Sky to offer 2G, 3G and 4G services to its customer base, placing the company in a strengthened position against rivals.

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Sky TV subscribers get a new iPhone app for on the go account management

If you are a subscriber of UK broadcaster Sky, you'll now be able to manage your account while on the move with the company's latest iPhone offering. Called Sky Service, the app enables you to get into account areas, find help for TV, broadband and phones services, as well as easy access to the service status checker. It's a must-have for anyone with a Sky package.

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BBC and Sky on-demand apps cease working due to 'iOS fault'

Official BBC and Sky apps for iOS have ceased to function as they should. According to a report over on BBC News, the issue is down to a fault with Apple's platform. Apps affected include iPlayer, Sky Go and Now TV on both iPhones and iPads. Neither party has been able to explain exactly what's causing the issue and why only a limited selection of apps are affected.

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UK Satellite broadcaster Sky set to roll out local downloads on its Sky Go mobile apps

UK satellite television broadcaster Sky will launch updates to its hugely popular Sky Go apps next week that will enable users to download content and not just stream it. According to UK newspaper The Telegraph, the service will see Sky launch a subscription based service that will not only allow users to stream content that matches their actual home Sky subscription but be expanded to include movies and TV series too.

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Apple offering select employees two week breaks to work on their own special projects

Apple has begun a new program which will offer certain employees time off from their normal day to day responsibilities to work on their own projects. The move is seen as very similar to a Google initiative where its employees can spend twenty percent of their time working on side projects in the hope that they may help the company in the future.

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Sky UK takes on Netflix with the launch of Now TV movie streaming apps for iPhone and iPad

UK Satellite broadcaster, Sky has just launched its Now TV apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Now TV is a UK-only service that offers movies on the go without the need for a subscription to Sky satellite services. The apps compliment the roll out of the service for Mac and Windows PCs in mid-July and look to bring some stiff competition to Netflix.

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Sky set to launch four-way split screen iPad app to enhance its Formula 1 coverage

UK satellite TV broadcaster Sky has announced that it will be launching a dedicated app for the iPad to compliment its coverage of the 2012 Formula 1 season. Sky has recently secured the rights to show the Formula 1 racing which was previously shown exclusively in the UK on the BBC channels.

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UK satellite TV provider BSkyB releases Sky Movies app

UK satellite TV provider Sky has just released its latest app “Sky Movies” for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new app offers subscribers to its subscription movie channels a new way to view trailers, short list movies to watch and lots more.

Delve deeper into movies that are on at the cinema, keep a record of movies you want to watch with your own personal shortlist and remote record those that are on the Sky Movies channels. You can even watch all available movies directly on your iOS device if you have Sky Go.

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