TiVo

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Outside view of the TiVo headquarter office located in Alviso, San Jose, CA (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.211)

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TiVo Reviews

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TiVo President, CEO, and Director Tom Rogers
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    Good Company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TiVo (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great perks for employee with small kids, great parties.

    Cons

    The pays is not that great, but doable.

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    Okay management, can't say it is great.

    Recommends
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TiVo Interviews

Updated Feb 4, 2015
Updated Feb 4, 2015

Interview Experience

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    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I had about 5 interviews from the team manager to the system architect. Every interviewer was concept oriented with some basic C/C++ questions and more intuitive questions on projects. Was also asked a couple of design questions based on abstract classes and virtual functions.

    Interview Questions
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Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Bay Area Newsgroup, 2013
Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Bay Area Newsgroup, 2011
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Additional Info

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Website www.tivo.com
Headquarters Alviso, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (TIVO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Apple, Cisco Systems, Roku

Prime time is anytime with TiVo. That's the idea behind TiVo and its digital video recorder (DVR). The DVR (similar to a VCR, but using a hard drive instead of videocassette) allows more than 2 million subscribers to record standard- and high-definition TV (broadcast, cable, or satellite). The company sells DVRs online and through electronics retailers such as Best Buy. In addition to buying a DVR, customers pay for TiVo's subscription service, which is essentially a high-tech TV listing. TiVo reaches cable and satellite viewers by licensing its technology to DIRECTV... More

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