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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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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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ESPN still pondering standalone streaming service, but not the one you want

Current ESPN channels won't be part of any Netflix-style subscription model

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Atari is rebooting Asteroids as...a DayZ-style survival game

Seriously. We heard it straight from the CEO's lips.

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Deep-dive Q&A: How Atari's new bosses plan to bring the company back from the brink

We recently sat down with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais and COO Todd Shallbetter to discuss Atari's bankruptcy proceedings, how the company to stay relevant after forty years in the industry, and...an Asteroids reboot?

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Comedy Central, MTV, and other Viacom channels coming to Sony Cloud TV

Finally, some cable channels will stream to cord-cutters.

Microsoft's working to make Xbox games stream right to your browser, report claims

If a new report is to be believed, Microsoft is working on PC-based streaming of Xbox games.

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Deezer's streaming music lands in the U.S., aimed at Sonos audiophiles

The second-largest streaming music service goes the high-end route with Sonos partnership.

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Netflix makes it easier to binge watch with Chromecast

The streaming service is bringing its Post-Play feature to Google's streaming stick.

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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.

Netflix to join Internet Slowdown protest Sept 10

The latest net neutrality protest will sprinkle the web with simulated loading icons, in the hopes that you'll contact your lawmakers before hunkering down to binge-watch your favorite show. But the slowdown will be entirely symbolic.

Netflix tests bite-sized video clips for brief mobile viewing

Netflix isn't going after YouTube, but the company is testing out short clips suited for watching on the go.

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Spotify video ads inbound: Watch a 30-sec mobile ad, get 30 minutes of nonstop music

Spotify is all about audio, but soon ads on the streaming service won't be.

Video from IFA: Fraunhofer brings 4K TV to tablets

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute is bringing 4K TV content to second screens using tablets almost like magnifying glasses to zoom in on the picture.

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TiVo goes ginormous, with 24TB of storage and a $5K price tag

The TiVo Mega, capable of recording more than three year's worth of programs, is slated to ship early next year, so start saving now.