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Spotify CEO hints why the music service's privacy policy gets all up in your business

Spotify recently changed its privacy policy. Now the CEO is hinting why.

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HBO Now lands on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

One more connected TV platform down, but more to go for HBO’s standalone streaming video service.

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Popcorn Time users are now getting sued by the movie industry

The makers of The Cobbler are trying to shake down users of the popular movie piracy software--or at least the ones who didn’t mask their activity with a VPN.

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Apple Music retention is actually not too bad, says Apple

Apple is eager to prove that a subscription-only model is the way forward for streaming music.

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Comcast Xfinity's Xbox 360 app is going away soon

The cable giant says it’s making way for 'updates and improvements to our online experience,' but it’s unclear if those plans involve Xbox support.

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Report: Comcast will take on YouTube with a streaming service of its own

Comcast's "Watchable" streaming service should begin arriving on cable boxes soon—but non-subscribers will be able to access it, too.

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Turn your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick into a Chromecast (almost) with this $8 app

YouMap Cast Receiver supports sending video from phones, tablets, and the Chrome browser for a fraction of the price, though app support is spotty.

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Rdio gets live radio from partner Cumulus Media, catching it up to competition

A struggling Rdio needs all the features it can get, but adding traditional radio stations might not be enough.

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Plex for iOS gets a modern makeover for streaming your media files

The new app adds some free features, plus much-improved offline playback for Plex Pass subscribers.

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Samsung sticks a fork in Boxee after ambitious remote control project went south

Once a beloved maker of connected TV software, Samsung’s Boxee employees were reportedly building futuristic tablet controls for smart TVs. But in the end, they ran into familiar problems.

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Report: Get ready for a new Apple TV this September

According to a new report, Apple is finally—finally!—going to unveil the next generation Apple TV this fall.

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Pandora: Give a brand your undivided attention, get an hour of ad-free music

Amid greater competition from Apple and Google, Pandora hatches a new way to skip the annoying commercial breaks.

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A Hulu intern just made a clever Apple Watch app

Hulu users can now control playback from an Apple TV, Xbox One, PlayStation, or Chromecast straight from the wrist.

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FTC ponders App Store's 30% take from streaming rivals after Apple Music launch

The US Government may investigate whether or not App Store policies gives Apple Music an unfair advantage, according to Reuters.

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Google Play Music deleting cached songs on SD cards, but not on purpose

What is it with subscription streaming music services messing with people's stuff lately?