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Yahoo acquires video streaming startup RayV

RayV's technology will help Yahoo deliver mobile video.

SoundCloud gets Sonos integration, record deals possible

Major labels may get a stake in the upload-your-own music service in return for not suing over copyrighted material.

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The Binge-Watch List: Law & Order SVU (Summer Viewing Unit)

Looking for a show to fill those long summer evenings? You can sample all 343 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit via Hulu.

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With Emmy nods, Netflix stands apart from other online TV makers

Netflix received 31 Emmy nominations Thursday, a tally that other online and streaming TV services would be hard-pressed to match.

Aereo wants to be a cable company after devastating Supreme Court loss

Aereo said it would fight on and now it's hoping to join the ranks of Comcast and Time Warner to continue operating.

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'Netflix for torrents' app Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support

An alpha version of the Windows app lets you stream to Google's HDMI stick, and support is coming to Mac and Android next.

Paid per view: Netflix hires people to watch, tag its content

Netflix taggers help the streaming video service build up its content recommendations by slapping keywords on movies and TV shows.

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Totally rad films from the '80s and '90s on Netflix

You might have watched them on Betamax or even Laserdisc. (Remember Laserdisc?) Now they're on Netflix on every screen you have.

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With Songza buy, Google recognizes music needs a human touch

Google's decision to add Songza to its musical bag of tricks shows that the Internet giant recognizes the importance of curation.

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Samsung dumps Media Hub, sends users to M-Go

The electronics giant promises "exciting new video products" to come as it shutters its current service.

If streaming music can be unlimited, why not streaming video?

With T-Mobile letting its 4G LTE subscribers stream music from select services without it counting against their data plan, we look at why carriers are unlikely to follow suit with unlimited streaming video.

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Google buys Songza to beef up its music service

Google needs to make its music offering more valuable, and Songza's song recommendation technology is a great way to do that.

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Yahoo looks to Community to help build an audience for Yahoo Screen

Yahoo's online video site figures to get a boost from the company's decision to create 13 new episodes of the canceled cult TV show.

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Gigabyte-gobbling Amazon Fire TV bug burns through data caps

A "mosaic" screensaver feature is to blame, not Amazon's ASAP video caching.

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Today Aereo, tomorrow Dish? Broadcasters hope for a slippery slope

Fox is fighting in court with Dish over the latter's Dish Anywhere service, and the TV network thinks the Supreme Court's ruling against Aereo gives it fresh ammo.