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The Roku Streaming Player, or simply Roku is a series of digital media player set-top boxes manufactured by Roku, Inc. Roku partners provide over-the-top content in the form of channels. The name comes from the Japanese word roku meaning "six" and was named so because it was the sixth company that Anthony Wood (CEO 2002-) started. A Roku streaming device gets data (the video stream) via a wired or Wi-Fi connection to an Internet router. The data is output via an audio cable, video cable, or HDMI cable. The device can be connected to any television set (or other video display device) with appropriate input connections.

The Roku is an open-platform device with a freely available software development kit that enables anyone to create new channels. The channels are written in a Roku-specific language called BrightScript, a scripting language the company describes as 'unique', but "similar to Visual Basic" and "similar to JavaScript".

Developers who wish to test their channels before a general release, or who wish to limit viewership, can create "private" channels that require a code be entered by the user in the account page of the Roku website. These private channels, which are not part of the official Roku Channel Store, are neither reviewed nor approved by Roku.

There is an NDK (Native Developer Kit) available, though it has added restrictions.

Roku shares have absolutely exploded in the last week, rising from $18.84 to $45.30 in the past five days alone, after having remained relatively calm since the IPO in late September. We have two ROKU boxes in our home, and a new television we bought a year ago even has the Roku service built in as an integral part of the tuner.
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80Roku begins streaming operations in Brazil. Stock up nearly 5% mid morning. finRon2last Tuesday
79Roku... the official arms merchant in the streaming wars between Netflix, Disneyzax1January 6
78[graphic]zax-12/11/2019
77Cord-Cutting Pushed to ‘Tipping Point’ as Video Streaming Grows The media ecosyzax-12/2/2019
76After a small consolidation speed-bump, the road to ROKU 10-baggerhood continueszax-11/15/2019
75[graphic]zax-11/13/2019
74Ran across this on a Disney news thread, it covers Roku in the last third of theAdventureCapitalist-11/6/2019
73Roku, Inc. is expected to report earnings on 11/06/2019 after market close. The zax-10/30/2019
72Roku to Acquire dataxu to Strengthen Industry-Leading OTT Advertising Platform zax-10/22/2019
71Bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator. Looking for breakout at 146Alejandroo Green110/10/2019
70[tweet]SI Ron (Soup Nazi)110/9/2019
69ROKU $121.66 -12.10 (-9.05%) Roku shares are trading lower after Pivotal Researzax-9/20/2019
68What is remarkable is that the box that Comcast used to rip people off with unjuzax-9/20/2019
67OK, consolidation is over. Time for the next major bull run.zax-9/19/2019
66Roku stock falls amid new competition in streaming from Comcast, Facebook markezax-9/18/2019
65This stock will be trading at $400/share within 2 years.zax-9/10/2019
64 *Roku shares trading lower on no company-specific news. A DA Davidson analyzax-9/9/2019
63Roku, Inc. ROKU 170.10 +3.17 (+1.90%) New ATH [graphic]zax-9/6/2019
62Roku, Inc. (ROKU) 160.51 +3.63 (+2.36%) at open - New ATH Roku Introduces the zax19/4/2019
61New ATH Roku, Inc. (ROKU) 156.06 +4.70 (+3.11%) [graphic]zax-9/3/2019
60New ATH 151.36 +1.48 (+0.99%). Getting that exact same ten-bagger feeling from zax-8/30/2019
59ROKU 149.88 +3.99 (+2.73%) Another ATH on the road to 10 bagger-hood... :)zax-8/29/2019
58Roku growing at a faster pace than Netflix did at the same point: Analyst Netflzax-8/28/2019
57Roku Inc new ATH 147.02 +4.01 (+2.8%) What a bull run! zax-8/27/2019
56Roku, Inc. (ROKU) New ATH 144.48 +6.43 (+4.87%) [graphic]zax-8/26/2019
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