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Dispelling the hype swirling around high dynamic range TV

Hollywood loves HDR and so should you. Here's how it's making 4K's future brighter.

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Apple could make Beats Music free -- for a little while, anyway

Industry sources claim that the revamped music service could come with a free trial, depending on the outcome of Apple's continuing negotiations with music labels.

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Sony pulls some of its music from SoundCloud as licensing row intensifies

Adele, Kelly Clarkson, and Miguel among those artists whose music is no longer available for streaming from SonundCloud.

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The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the AT&T projects being shown are close to being completed.

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‘Blue Velvet’ tops our list of the 9 best movies now streaming

Not a David Lynch fan? Don’t worry, we have eight more great picks for your enjoyment.

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Samsung bringing Tizen OS to some of its older 4K TVs with its 2015 Evolution Kit

Owners of older Samsung Smart TV have the option of retrofitting them with Samsung’s latest Evolution Kit to get Tizen and other advanced features.

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Spotify's next jam could be streaming video, report says

After dominating the streaming music business, Spotify is reportedly wooing web video creators and mainstream media companies.

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Beats Music relaunch drama: FTC may be probing Apple's Spotify-squashing tactics

Apple is taking heat from rivals like Spotify and the government before its revamped streaming service gets off the ground.

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Apple TV gets a couple more apps from CBS Sports and USA

A full-blown app store is rumored for this summer, but TV networks aren't waiting.

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Roku smart TVs from Sharp, Insignia will debut soon at Best Buy. But do we still need smart TVs?

Sharp's 43- and 50-inch models, and Insignia's 32- and 55-inch models, will all have the Roku Feed feature, but one cool capability remains out of reach.

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New Apple TV might have a touch pad remote

Apple will reportedly trade the remote's ultra-svelte figure for one that supports touch controls.

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We shall be released: The best moves newly available on Netflix and other streaming services

Music, laughter, and other dizzy, crazy stuff in 9 streaming films.

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Apple reportedly wants free Spotify dead to pave way for Beats relaunch

As the music industry tires of Spotify freeloaders, Apple may be pushing labels to kill off unpaid streaming.

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Don't know what to watch on Netflix? Let the OttoPlay Chrome extension decide

OttoPlay offers a traditional channel surfing experience, but for Netflix and YouTube videos.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 1

Oracle shrugs off Salesforce rumors...House OKs plan to stop NSA phone dragnet...why Ford's CEO is wary of Apple and Google