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Samsung dumps Media Hub, sends users to M-Go

The electronics giant promises "exciting new video products" to come as it shutters its current service.

Samsung waves white flag on content push, closes Video Hub

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Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung

If streaming music can be unlimited, why not streaming video?

With T-Mobile letting its 4G LTE subscribers stream music from select services without it counting against their data plan, we look at why carriers are unlikely to follow suit with unlimited streaming video.

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Samsung is pulling out of the Plasma TV business

LG will become the last major manufacturer of plasma panels--assuming it doesn't also exit the business.

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'Reading Rainbow' reboot coming to Android, Apple TV, Xbox

A successful Kickstarter campaign raised more than $5 million

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Vastly improved second-gen Oculus Rift VR headset starts shipping to developers

It's still not the final consumer version, but a higher resolution and positional tracking make the Oculus Rift dev kit 2 far superior to the first version.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Stack 'em

This week's roundup of new add-ons for your iOS devices includes a gadget that you can use to stack and recharge dozens of iPads in a single sitting, as well as new devices for recharging, carrying, and listening.

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Google buys Songza to beef up its music service

Google needs to make its music offering more valuable, and Songza's song recommendation technology is a great way to do that.

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Yahoo looks to Community to help build an audience for Yahoo Screen

Yahoo's online video site figures to get a boost from the company's decision to create 13 new episodes of the canceled cult TV show.

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Alert Bill Murray: Escape Dead Island is like Groundhog Day with zombies

The Dead Island franchise is branching out yet again, this time into a story-driven psychological horror game. We got our hands on a quick demo—details inside.

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Gigabyte-gobbling Amazon Fire TV bug burns through data caps

A "mosaic" screensaver feature is to blame, not Amazon's ASAP video caching.

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Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

But you're too late if you want in on the action: The $60 Ouya All-Access Pass sold out within hours.

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Today Aereo, tomorrow Dish? Broadcasters hope for a slippery slope

Fox is fighting in court with Dish over the latter's Dish Anywhere service, and the TV network thinks the Supreme Court's ruling against Aereo gives it fresh ammo.

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Sniper Elite 3 review: Sniper sim sequel aims high, but still falls slightly off target

Sniper Elite 3 improves on its predecessor, but is still more of a bloody gimmick than a game.

Aereo 'temporarily' ends service after Supreme Court ruling

Aereo subscribers wake to find their service cancelled after a US Supreme Court ruling against the company.