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Court ignores Fox's Aereo argument, rejects request to stop Dish Anywhere

Fox had cited the Supreme Court's ruling against online TV provider Aereo in its effort to get an injection against Dish Network's place shifting service. But an appeals court upheld a U.S. District Court judge's rejection of that request.

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LG G Watch review: A dull container for Google's exciting new smartwatch OS

Android Wear is a solid step forward in smartwatch interface design, but LG's implementation is uninspired and costs $30 more than Samsung's very similar hardware.

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Skype group calls now free on Surface, Windows tablets

Users can make group calls for free on Windows PCs, so why not tablets, too? Microsoft has solved that problem.

on pcworld.com

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LeapTV puts kids inside the video game for active, educational fun

A new kids-only video game console lets kids use a Wii-style controller and a Kinect-style camera to learn while playing (and dancing and jumping and giggling).

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Nokia's 'Cyan' update rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 to all WP8 Lumia handsets

The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.

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Lyft's brand of ride-sharing might not fly in New York City

Regulators consider Lyft's peer-to-peer model a violation of city regulations on for-hire car services.

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Listen to the Comcast customer service call from hell

You didn't think you'd be able to cancel your Comcast subscription that easily, did you?

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Shazam adds full in-app song playback for Rdio subscribers

Rdio users are no longer limited to short song previews, with support for other streaming services coming soon.

Samsung, ARM, and Nest launch Thread, a low-power network for the smart home

Products based on the networking specification are due next year

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Broadcasters may have beat back Aereo, but online TV's future is bright

The Supreme Court may have backed TV networks in their fight against Aereo's streaming service, but traditional broadcasters face other challenges from online TV that could prove harder to beat back.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active review: A high-end phone for the accident prone

The durable Galaxy S5 variant is for those who are tough on their phones or a complete klutz.

on greenbot.com

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How the makers of Second Life are using VR to build the next generation of virtual worlds

'There's no doubt that in a short period of time with the Oculus and things like what we're doing combined, you'll have moments of total immersion where you're completely lost in the space. Your brain cannot tell the difference.'