Zeebox to launch in the U.S. within 60 days

U.K. second-screen startup Zeebox is getting close to expand beyond British borders: U.S. TV viewers could have access to the Zeebox app within the next 60 days, according to the company’s CTO Anthony Rose, who previously led the design and development of the BBC’s iPlayer.

Zeebox boss says smart TV is a dumb idea

Is the trend for smart TVs that connect to the Web and run apps a big mistake? Anthony Rose, the co-founder of hot social TV app Zeebox, took to the stage at MIPCube to suggest the future of television lies somewhere very different.

Netflix is about to discover that Britain bites back

Netflix wants to recover from a disastrous few months by launching in the U.K. and Ireland — but the company will have to overcome many obstacles to achieve success, not least competition from broadcasters who have very different priorities from their American counterparts.

Hands on with Zeebox, your new social TV guide

The market for social television services is getting increasingly crowded, as companies try to build systems that combine broadcast and social networks. But could British startup Zeebox get the jump on the competition with its smart new iPad app and powerful team?