Now Playing on Your Samsung TV - Yahoo News and Weather

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For most of us, TV is part of our everyday lives. Whether you turn it on first thing in the morning when you wake up or prefer to watch it after a long day, it's one of our most familiar habits. That's why we're excited to share that Yahoo is partnering with Samsung to bring our latest news and weather information to your TV screen. Rolling out in select markets around the globe, the "NewsON" panel delivers the latest local news articles, videos and weather to Samsung Smart TV users with the click of a remote.


Now, when you need instant information about current events, you can click over to "NewsON" for a snapshot of the latest headlines. Once a story gets your interest, click through to see the summary, full article, or streaming news video. Or check the weather with weekly forecasts combined with location and weather based photos from Flickr. The "NewsON" panel is available on Samsung Smart TVs in select countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. It's the first product from a new, multi-year partnership to bring more Yahoo content and services to Samsung Smart TVs worldwide. Stay tuned!

Some more details:

- Yahoo "NewsON" panel: The "NewsON" panel is a new feature on Samsung Smart TVs that delivers local Yahoo news articles, videos and weather forecasts right on your television screen with the click of a remote.

- User experience: The "NewsON" main screen is a collage of photos and headlines from Yahoo news stories with a snapshot of current weather conditions for local cities. Now, instead of watching 30 minutes of a news program to get up-to-speed on current events, users can switch over to "NewsON" for the latest headlines. It's easy to click through to each story for a summary, the full article, or a streaming news video. Selecting weather shows current conditions and weekly forecasts for all the local cities, with photos from Flickr. content straight to Samsung Smart TVs in . With a click of a remote, users have immediate access - even in low bandwidth environments - to the day's most popular reports, ensuring Samsung TV