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The moocher's guide to cutting the cable cord

So you got rid of cable, but now you're going through withdrawal. If you're willing to bend the rules, you might be able to rely on the generosity of loved ones willing to share passwords.

YouTube’s app for Apple TV gets major overhaul

YouTube says this update lets you access “the full YouTube experience, right from your Apple TV.” Sounds about right.

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Dish delays ad-skipping AutoHop for CBS with no sign of streaming deal

Dish decides that CBS with advertisement is better than no CBS at all, as it agrees to pause AutoHop for seven days after any broadcast.

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Unreleased Sony movies appear on filesharing sites after devastating hack

Sony Pictures said it's cooperating with law enforcement to address the incident

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Google Play Music subscribers will get free access to YouTube Music Key

Users of Google's other music streaming service will be able to use Google's new music streaming service without paying any additional fees.

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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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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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Thom Yorke's BitTorrent Bundle album hits 1m downloads in a week

The Radiohead front man's BitTorrent Bundle experiment is a success so far, according to BitTorrent.

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Harlequin passionately embraces Scribd's e-book subscription service

Harlequin's famous bodice rippers and other tales are heading to Scribd's subscription service for an exclusive one-year agreement.

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Off to the great big click-wheel in the sky.

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Ericsson buys Fabrix Systems for $95M to help put TV on any screen

Fabrix sells software for cloud DVRs and video on demand

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U2 releases new, full album 'Songs of Innocence' for free exclusively on Apple's iTunes

All half billion-plus iTunes users are getting U2's 'Songs of Innocence' for absolutely nothing.

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Samsung's Gear VR priced at $200 (plus a Galaxy Note 4)

Sure, the Gear VR's $200 price doesn't sound exorbitant on the surface, but being a pioneer in the wire-free world of mobile virtual reality won't be cheap all told.

Primed for pigskin: How to watch NFL football anywhere

The 2014 NFL season kicks off Thursday night. We run down all of your options -- from broadcast TV to mobile streaming -- for catching all the football action this fall.