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YouTube may get live 360-degree videos

The next time you watch a concert or other live event online, it could give you a 360-degree view.

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How to make OneDrive your personal music streaming service with the Groove app

Windows 10's cloud storage and music player combo are just begging to store and stream your entire personal music collection.

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Netflix's VPN blocking begins with a skirmish down under

The Netflix clamp down on region jumping via virtual private networks is underway with customers in Australia among the first to experience issues.

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Amazon Prime price slashed 25% this weekend to celebrate Golden Globe win

If you want to get a Prime subscription, a good time to buy will be Friday starting at 9 p.m. Pacific.

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Comcast bugs BYO modem user with browser pop-ups suggesting an upgrade

Comcast is messing with your web browsing again with pop-up warnings you'd never see on a non-Comcast connection.

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AT&T brings back unlimited wireless data plans, but only for TV subscribers

If you use DirecTV or U-Verse, you can get unlimited data for the smartphones and tablets in your house.

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The Beatles start streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and more on Christmas Eve

The Beatles join the streaming revolution on December 24 with the group's catalog coming to nine different services.

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How Netflix plans to curb its massive thirst for bandwidth

Netflix takes a huge chunk of bandwidth in North American during peak periods. A new approach to its encoding could change that.

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Microsoft gives Windows 10 users 10 free, full music albums for the holidays

Microsoft wants you to get into the Windows 10 Groove app groove for the holidays with 10 full, free albums.

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How to use Microsoft Edge's casting feature to beam media to your TV

Microsoft's Windows 10 November update included a great feature to send media from one device to another.

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Video, audio streaming gobble up 70% of peak Internet traffic in North America

Regular internet usage is taking up more bandwidth, but usage caps are staying the same.

Light-based 'Li-Fi' beams data 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

A so-called Li-Fi network can transmit data 100 times faster than regular Wi-Fi, as long as nothing gets in its way.

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Supercharging your router with third-party Wi-Fi firmware is just fine, says FCC

The Federal Communications Commission is okay with Wi-Fi router hacking as long as you can't change the radio frequency parameters.

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Circle with Disney is a $99 device that watches your kids' online activity when you can't

A new hardware device wants to make it easy to make sure you kids aren't overloading on Internet content. But the digital nanny's methods may not sit well with some.

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Amazon Prime Music lands on Sonos speakers

Amazon Prime subscribers can now pipe the online retailer's music streaming service via Sonos home speakers.