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Paid YouTube Music service could be a gateway drug to other Google offerings

Premium content, not a lack of ads, might be the real draw

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Report: Xbox Entertainment Studios not quite dead yet

The Hollywood Reporter says that Microsoft is in talks with Warner Bros. to revive its shuttered business for developing original video content.

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Girl power: 10 films full of remarkable women, streaming on Netflix

These 10 movies feature outstanding work by women on both sides of the camera.

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YouTube starts cleaning up its streaming apps, starting with Xbox One

A new channel guide offering access to subscriptions highlights the changes to the YouTube app for Xbox One. Other streaming devices should see a similar update in the coming weeks.

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NBC comedy gets online preview on iHeartRadio and other places online

NBC buddies up with Clear Channel's iHeart Radio to promote the TV network's upcoming boy-meets-girl comedy, A to Z.

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RIP Robin Williams: Stream some of the late, great actor's best work

Celebrate the life of Robin Williams by revisiting nine of his best performances on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Crackle, and YouTube.

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To spark viewer interest, Cinemax puts debut episode of The Knick online

It's now standard operating procedure for premium cable channels to stream the first episode of any new show to capture viewer eyeballs -- and, ideally, new subscriptions.

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Variety: To teen newbs, YouTube dudes rule over boob tube rubes

Or to put it another way: A survey by the entertainment industry trade magazine found that YouTube stars are more popular among teenagers than movie, TV, and music celebrities.

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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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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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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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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.