MySpace brings online social networking to TV sets

Jan 08, 2009
Television displays are seen at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
Television displays are seen at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 7. MySpace has expanded its popular online social-networking service from computers to TV sets with technological help from chip maker Intel and Internet pioneer Yahoo!

MySpace has expanded its popular online social-networking service from computers to television sets with technological help from chip maker Intel and Internet pioneer Yahoo!



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