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Sling TV adding A&E, History channels as Xbox One app goes live

The $20 per month streaming video service has nearly doubled its channel lineup since last month's launch.

Apple streaming TV service rumors are back, and more credible than ever

Apple's long-rumored streaming video service is reportedly back on track and will launch this fall.

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Electrolux will sell a live-streaming oven later this year

The world's second-largest appliance maker bets big on smart homes as the competition heats up.

New Roku media streamers may be imminent

Now might be a bad time to buy a Roku, as signs of new hardware clear the FCC.

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Even after HBO Now, those cord-cutting naysayers are still getting it all wrong

HBO's standalone streaming service is nearly here. Leave it to the cable apologists to rain on the parade.

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Cord cutting is changing everything, and the head of CBS knows it

As more homes rely solely on broadcast TV and streaming video, networks are starting to admit that the big cable bundle isn't sustainable.

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Nest's next move could involve smart home audio

The Google-owned maker of smart thermostats and smoke detectors is hiring an audio engineer for new hardware and software products.

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Labels say 'no' to Apple on cheap streaming music, consider capping Spotify

As artists get skittish about the rise of streaming music, the record industry reconsiders how much its tunes are really worth.

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Sling TV notches 100,000 users in a month

Dish's streaming video service is off to an "encouraging" start, though it's still a tiny sliver of the overall pay TV market.

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Skipr shows off the first Android TV box with cable TV pass-through

Do you miss Google TV's cable and satellite video integration? An upcoming Android TV box could be the first suitable replacement.

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Samsung's high-tech doghouse has an automated feeder, tablet TV, and hot tub

With so many companies building smart home for humans, it's about time someone thought of the pets.

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Comcast adds Playstation 4 to its HBO Go block list

HBO's standalone service can't come soon enough for Comcast subscribers, who've been denied access to HBO Go on yet another device.

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NBC may launch a cheap streaming service just for comedy

The big cable bundle continues to crumble as NBC ponders a standalone streaming video service for comedy fans.

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Sling TV bulks up base package with AMC and IFC

The $20 per month streaming TV service now offers 16 channels, while a new $5 'Hollywood' bundle serves up streaming movies.

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5 TV antenna tricks for the modern-day cord cutter

From DVR capabilities to whole-home streaming, a simple set of rabbit ears can be more powerful than you ever imagined.