Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Slimmer, sleeker new Xbox One S leaks before Microsoft's E3 2016 event

Microsoft has the technology. They can make the Xbox One smaller.

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Netflix's ho-hum virtual reality debut needs some refinement

Netflix has landed on Samsung's Gear VR headset, and it's both wonderful and slightly disappointing.

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NZXT Doko review: The little streaming box that (barely) could

The NZXT Doko is more expensive than a Chromecast, less expensive than a Steam Machine, and functions as well as neither.

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Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

The game streaming giant also changed up the rules for archives, eliminating the ability to archive full-length streams for longer than sixty days.

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Google reportedly seals deal to gobble up Twitch for $1 billion

A YouTube-Twitch marriage could be a match made in heaven - or hell.

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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Steam In-Home Streaming now available to all users

Get ready to run Far Cry 3 on a 2006-era MacBook, just for fun.

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Microsoft stops holding Netflix, Hulu hostage behind Xbox Live Gold paywall

Reports suggest Microsoft is about to stop making you pay a second time to access streaming content through your Xbox. Finally.

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Pokemon invade Google Maps for April Fools

Google is showing off a Pokemon augmented reality game in its latest April Fool's Day prank.

Netflix positions House of Cards as a gateway drug

Netflix will offer the complete run of its hit series House of Cards in Redbox kiosks as of October 8, signifying its increased move from a content-repackaging business to a content producer.

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Scientists prove the existence of the Internet Hate Machine

It's not just your imagination: The Internet is an angry place, at least if you buy into research from Beihang University in China.

The cloud just keeps growing--Microsoft bumps SkyDrive Pro to 25GB

Microsoft announced an increase in available storage Tuesday for users of its Office 365 cloud-storage service SkyDrive Pro, from 7GB to 25GB.

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