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TiVo's New Box Allows For Recording Two Shows Simultaneously

Next week TiVo will introduce a box that allows the recording of two television shows simultaneously, a feature not currently available on generic DVRs offered by cable companies and retailers. It will be priced at $99.99 after rebates. This represents the latest attempt by TiVo to shore up its business, which has been under attack by DVR providers that offer similar technology, sometimes at lower prices. According to Reuters, TiVo also is preparing to unveil other unique capabilities in the weeks ahead. The industry is watching to see if the embattled DVR pioneer will be able to survive in a business environment that seems hostile; users love their TiVos, but the company has struggled to sign distribution agreements with cable companies.



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