engine - 6:05 am on Oct 11, 2013 (gmt 0)
Google TV is dead, long live Android TV: Three years after launching the first generation of Google TV devices, Google is now looking to rid itself of the brand and realign its smart TV platform efforts more closely with Android. The move is part admission that Google TV failed, part hope that Android will eventually find its place in the living room.
Google apparently isnít quite ready to announce the switch-over yet; a spokesperson contacted for this story declined to comment. Report: Google TV To End, Re-branding Android TV [gigaom.com]