Google ( GOOG) is said to be developing an Android video game console. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on the console as well as a wristwatch, both of which could be available as soon as this fall. The report comes as rumors circulate about Apple's ( AAPL) plans for a new-generation Apple TV box and its own smartwatch. The Journal also reported that Google is working on expanding its hardware offerings and has plans for a new version of a Nexus Q music-streaming device. Google revealed the Nexus Q in June 2012, but never brought it to market.
Time Warner Cable ( TWC) announced an agreement with Microsoft ( MSFT) that will bring its TV app to the Xbox 360 video game system. Through the agreement, Time Warner Cable subscribers who are also Xbox Live Gold members can download the app onto the Xbox 360. Customers will be able to watch up to 300 live TV channels right away.
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