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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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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.

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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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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.'

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Turtle Shell waterproof Bluetooth speakers offer long battery life, durability

Short of being submerged, the speakers can handle a dousing and still crank out the music over Bluetooth.

How do Turtle Shell's waterproof Bluetooth speakers sound?

The real draw for these speakers is their durability. They're rated to IPX-5 standards so short of being submerged they'll continue playing your tunes.

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MediaBeam review: This ultra-cheap streaming stick isn't worth the money

Just pay another $5 and get a Chromecast and spare yourself the hassles of this buggy mess.

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BitTorrent's Bundle paywall is part Kickstarter, part iTunes

You've used the BitTorrent protocol to grab Linux distributions and pirated movies. Now the company behind the protocol hopes you'll pay for your next torrent download.

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Nvidia may launch new Android device capable of playing streamed PC games

GameStream could finally make its debut on a standalone Nvidia tablet.

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How Android TV will change the way you game

Look for the line that separates mobile gaming from console experiences to get even more blurry with the release of Android TV. We talked to game makers to find out why.

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The 41 best Oculus Rift virtual reality games, demos, and experiences

Cruise the solar system. Ride a rollercoaster. Try a Minecraft mod. If you've got a fancy Oculus VR headsets, these are the games and demos you want to play.

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Every episode of 'South Park' ever joins new original programming on Hulu

Hulu wins rights to become the exclusive streaming home of Cartman, Kenny, and company.

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The Wolf Among Us review: A gritty noir murder mystery, with fairy tales

You'll never look at the Big Bad Wolf and Snow White quite the same way again after playing The Wolf Among Us.

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Yahoo acquires video streaming startup RayV

RayV's technology will help Yahoo deliver mobile video.

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Missing Pieces: EA says it innovates 'too much,' final Halo 3 easter egg found, and other must-know gaming news

The last Halo 3 Easter Egg, new games from Cliffy B and Gearbox, and EA says it innovates "too much"—this is your gaming news update for the week of July 7.

SoundCloud gets Sonos integration, record deals possible

Major labels may get a stake in the upload-your-own music service in return for not suing over copyrighted material.