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Amazon's wrath turns to Disney as retailer restricts DVD, Blu-ray pre-orders

Amazon's supplier rampage continues and this time the online retailer is targeting Mickey Mouse and friends.

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CBS will start producing original programming for online streaming services

If you can't beat 'em... The company won't talk specifics yet, but it looks like a CBS show may soon debut online instead of the on company's television broadcast network.

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Shield Tablet review: The best tablet for gamers, but not for everyone else

Nvidia scores with the highest-performaning Android tablet, but non-gamers may find it hard to live with some of the tablet's annoyances.

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20 essential Roku channels for dedicated couch potatoes

Roku boasts more than 1500 channels, but that's overkill by far. Install these 20 and you will never, ever run out of stuff to watch.

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Missing Pieces: A fish plays Pokemon, Mario Kart becomes Mercedes Kart, and more must-know games news

Plus a military dictatorship bans a dictatorship simulator and someone sues Sony over 1080p resolution—this is your must-know gaming news for the week of August 4.

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The Binge-Watch List: The Killing won't stay buried

It's been canceled twice, but when has that ever kept a show down? Monty Ashley tells you whether the latest -- and likely last -- season of The Killing is worth your time on Netflix.

Netflix streams its way past HBO in subscriber revenue

Reed Hastings took to Facebook to boast about how his streaming video service is giving the pay cable giant a run for its money.

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Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

The game streaming giant also changed up the rules for archives, eliminating the ability to archive full-length streams for longer than sixty days.

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With Merlin deal, Pandora hopes to make beautiful music with indie artists

The streaming music service has inked its first deal with a music rights body -- Merlin, which represents more than 20,000 independent record labels and distributors. It's going to mean changes to how you discover music on Pandora.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Back to the future?

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes a famous prop from "Back to the Future." (Alas, you won't do any time traveling.) We've also got cables, speakers, stands, and more.

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service to focus its attention on its popular site for streaming game play.

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First Resident Evil being re-remade for PCs, consoles

Based on the 2002 Gamecube remake, in 2015 we'll receive an updated HD-ified version of Resident Evil for PC and other platforms.

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More content for the Fire TV, from sources other than Amazon

Four months after its launch, Amazon's set-top box gets new channels from Disney, MLB, Animal Planet, and more.

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Return to Rapture: The original BioShock is coming to iOS this summer

2K China, the same team that ported XCOM: Enemy Unknown to iPads and iPhones, is now bringing BioShock to iOS devices—but do you want it?

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Keep it Reel: Record, mix, and release a professional recording on your iPad

Here's how Berklee College of Music professor Andrea Pejrolo turned his iPad into a portable, professional recording studio. Part two: Record, mix, and releasing a project from the iPad.

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