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Nintendo shuts down TVii video service for Wii U

Users could use game pads to control video content, but TVii had few fans.

Terminator robots still cutting edge

Yaskawa's Motoman robots are still on the cutting edge, 31 years after it terminated the original Terminator.

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Google's Nest smart thermostat yanked from the Apple Store

HomeKit-enabled devices are slowly rolling into Apple's world, and Google's Nest Learning Thermostat is rolling out.

Rhapsody celebrates 3 million users

Rhapsody/Napster subscriber base hits 3 million, up 50 percent from last year

The paid-only service thanks high-profile rivals for raising awareness about streaming.

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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Media streamer buyers guide: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Nvidia Shield Android TV & Roku compared

Shopping for media-streaming hardware? You've come to the right place. This is the definitive guide to choosing precisely the right model for your unique needs.

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Streaming-music service Deezer announces IFTTT integration

Synchronizing your lighting to pulse to your playlist, or updating all your social-media accounts each time you favorite a track are just two examples of what’s possible.

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Sling gets sued over Slingbox desktop ads

Sling's attempt to extract more money from customers through advertising could come at a cost.

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Apple's security requirements are reportedly holding up HomeKit

Smart home devices using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE must meet stringent security standards.

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Netflix's new TV interface sounds kind of iffy

Selecting a movie or TV show will automatically begin playback, while menu options linger on the screen for a few seconds.

Job Hunting tips for the IT Pro

Martha Heller, an IT executive recruiter, offers up career advice for IT professionals at the recent IT Roadmap in Boston. Should executives job jump or build tenure? How much social media should they do? Heller offers up her suggestions in this video.

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Comcast’s new streaming service is not as terrible as you might think

Sure, it’s Comcast. But Stream is also a step toward fixing what's wrong with cable TV.

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FitNatic Nourish delivers custom supplement blends on demand

This $500 counter-top device promises to revolutionize your nutrition regimen.

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Sears vs Target: Which store operates the best connected-home showroom?

Two retail giants are making the most of their brick-and-mortar assets to help educate consumers about the latest smart-home trends.

ADT adds Nest support

ADT integrates Nest control into its Pulse home-automation platform

The security company is also bundling free Nest Learning Thermostats with Pulse packages in select U.S. cities.

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App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, Apple TV, Beats 1 and other iCloud services were struggling for over 3 hours

Apple was quick to fix the issue, noting that the problem involved iCloud services.