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Sling TV to add a movies-on-demand package via Epix

While pricing hasn't been announced, adding movies on demand renders Sling TV a direct competitor Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video.

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Information disclosure flaw exposes Netgear wireless routers to attacks

The vulnerability allows attackers to extract admin passwords and wireless network keys

Experimental networking tech beams data across the room with light

Oxford University researchers develop a way to transmit data across a room at 100-gigabit speeds using a beam of light. The Flash would be impressed.

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How to protect your wireless router from malware

Your PC and your phone aren't the only devices that can catch an infection. The router that connects them to the Internet may also be vulnerable.

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Call it 802.11baaa: Rural broadband experiment could use sheep as Wi-Fi hotspots

Yes, wandering sheep with Wi-Fi collars could form mesh networks, to bring truly organic, free-range Wi-Fi to wide swaths of isolated countryside.

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Personal weather stations can expose your Wi-Fi network

Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections

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Mattel's iconic View-Master becomes a VR headset

If you've tried Google Cardboard and are over the age of 30, you've probably noticed some parallels to those old View-Master stereoscopes. Now, Mattel is embracing the comparison.

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It’s a holiday weekend! Spend part of it watching some great movies. Here are our picks

The Oscar-nominated ‘Birdman’ is just one of the great films now available for streaming.

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Connected homes can be easy targets for hackers, says cybersecurity firm

Security-as-a-Service provider Synack tested more than a dozen connected-home devices and found that nearly all could be breached without much effort.

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Tesla plans a home battery pack to help keep the lights on

Tesla's crusade against fossil fuels could soon hit home with a battery-powered energy pack.

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Sling TV app heads to Amazon's Fire TV with deep device discounts in tow

Commit to three months of Sling TV, and get a free Fire TV Stick or $50 off the Fire TV set-top box.

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How to connect your laptop to your HDTV without HDMI

It's easy to connect a laptop to an HDTV--unless your laptop doesn't have the right port.

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Smart TV eavesdropping furor prompts Senator to quiz Samsung, LG on privacy

The Smart TVs are under a cloud for allegedly collecting voice data.