Tom Cheredar reports for VentureBeat that the streaming-box company Roku is seeking a $50 million round of funding to aid with international expansion. The set-top box is a powerful little machine that gives access to a wide variety of content ‘channels’, from Netflix and Hulu Plus to specific applications like Facebook and Flickr. The company’s CEO has said that this round of funding is required for advertisement costs in the UK.

[Source: VentureBeat]