"Google, Intel, and Sony are working on a set-top box running Google's Android software called Google TV, according to a report from The New York Times. They are also collaborating on televisions with technology from the three companies, with Google software serving as the interface on the devices."
more here http://news.cnet.com/8301-30684_3-20...=2547-1_3-0-20
and here http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/te...y/18webtv.html
"Google intends to open the Google TV platform, which is based on its Android operating system for cellphones, to software developers in the hopes of spurring the same creativity that the consumers have seen in phone apps"
"The technology will also allow downloadable Web applications, from games to social networks, to run on the devices."
Sounds very similar to Boxee