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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Rdio matches Spotify on family pricing as the music streaming battle royale continues

Rdio is dropping the prices of its family plans by $5 to match rival Spotify's recently announced multi-user deals.

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'Where to Watch' is Hollywood's legal video search site, and it's actually decent

The new site lets you search across streaming services by title, actor or director. While the idea isn't particularly new, the execution stands out despite a few blind spots.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue cloud TV service wants to kill your cable box

It will only hit limited markets and devices in 2014, but beginning next year Sony intends to be at the forefront of the cord-cutting revolution in the United States.

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Alpine Headphones review: These are thumpin' good cans

Not recommended for critical listening, but the transducer in the headband is more than just an expensive gimmick.

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Google YouTube Music Key one-ups streaming music services by adding videos

Google now gives you something other streaming music services can't provide: access to music videos and streaming music, even offline. Meet YouTube Music Key, a beta subscription service Google launched Wednesday.

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6 killer video-streaming apps for low-effort TV watching

On-demand services like Netflix are great when you know what you want, but sometimes it's easier to turn on the TV and tune out.

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A new Chromecast challenger appears: Vudu Spark streaming dongle hits FCC

Another company is getting into the dongle game, or at least it looks that way. This time's it's Walmart with a Vudu-focused HDMI stick.

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Review: Simple.TV 2 knows some great DVR tricks but also has flaws

This network DVR costs less to run than a TiVo Roamio OTA, but we had a few issues with its lack of Wi-Fi and its excessive fan noise.

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CBS brings a round-the-clock streaming news network to cord cutters

Ditched cable and missing your fix of CNN, MSNBC or Fox News? CBS wants to offer the next-best thing.

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Chromecast vs. Nexus Player: Google's new streaming puck isn't worth the upgrade yet

Google's new TV box combines the convenience of screen beaming with a proper remote control and on-screen menus. It’s not yet fully-baked, but cord cutters should keep an eye on it.

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Cable-free Showtime streaming service coming in 2015, says CBS chief

He said it before, and he's saying it again. CBS CEO Les Moonves says to look for a standalone Showtime streaming service in 2015.

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SoundCloud's premium subscription music service will launch in 2015

With a major label deal in hand and advertising in full swing, SoundCloud gives a timeframe for its premium, ad-free service.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.

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Southwest Airlines adds free Beats Music streaming to its list of perks

Now you can stream all the curated playlists you desire, and your bags still fly free, too.