Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the AT&T projects being shown are close to being completed.

Attention, binge watchers: New 4K TVs from LG are 'Netflix recommended'

LG is placing more importance on streaming content in its new OLED and LED TVs

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Samsung starts shipping new 4K TVs with Tizen OS

The price for new 4K Samsung 2015 TVs starts at $949.99.

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Samsung opens Milk Music to everyone via the Web

The free streaming radio service was previously available only for Samsung devices

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Wireless smart bulbs could scare away burglars

Qualcomm-based reference design for light bulbs may expand their functions for security, convenience and efficiency

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches.

Samsung, Intel, Dell team on Internet of Things connectivity standards

The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication and communication standards

Western Digital's TV streaming device expands in-home video support

Western Digital adds support for Miracast to the $99.99 WD TV Personal Edition streaming video device, and can pull files from external WD hard drives, too.

AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of AT&T's network strategy.

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Amazon's Fire TV hints at bigger plans for the living room

Fire TV could be a doorway to online shopping as well as just games and movies

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Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2 to ship next month for $449.99

Samsung's more advanced NX30 Smart Camera is priced at $999.99 and available immediately

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Roku beats Apple to the big screen with Roku TV

The familiar interface from Roku's beloved set-top boxes is coming to a range of smart TVs from TCL and Hisense.

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Google's 4K video format to hit TVs, mobile devices, PCs

Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, Intel, and other companies have pledged their support for Google's VP9 4K video format

Google speeds up Chromecast shipments, but inventory remains low

Google has reduced the time buyers have to wait to receive the US$35 Chromecast TV device, saying it will ship orders in two weeks or less.

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Samsung, Intel team up to stream media from PCs to TVs

Samsung TVs will be able to play movies streamed directly from PCs running Intel's latest processors by the end of this year.