Samsung partners with Yahoo to providing free news and weather information to Smart TV users

Samsung Smart TV users will now be able to access content like news and local weather information powered by Yahoo. The two companies have inked a content-based partnership which will allow Samsung Smart TV users to watch latest Yahoo news stories, videos as well as weather related information through the NewsOn panel featured on their TVs. The feature has been rolled out in select markets, including India.

The NewsOn panel’s homescreen comes with a collage of photos, headlines, and a snapshot of current weather conditions by Yahoo. User can click on their choice of stories to see the summary or full article, or stream news video. The photos on the weather information will be taken from Flickr.


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