The Week: Online news - TiVo in YouTube link-up

TiVo, the digital video recorder manufacturer, has signed a deal with YouTube that will allow US viewers to watch the video website through their televisions.

Viewers will be able to use the TiVo Series 3 box to search and watch YouTube content direct on their TVs. Tara Maitra, the vice-president and general manager of content services at TiVo, said: "TiVo's strategy is to bridge the gap between web video and television, and make as much content available as possible to our subscribers."