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10 excellent movies to stream on Netflix over Thanksgiving weekend

Be thankful for your couch, your remote control, and the miracle of streaming movies.

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Chromecast snags Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, Comedy Central, and more

Google's $35 streaming dongle just keeps on getting stronger—though most of the recent additions are of limited usefulness to cord cutters.

Plex's new Plex Home features beef up media management in your house

Plex is one of the more popular choices when it comes to PC-based home media streaming platforms. Now managing multiple users on Plex just got easier—for paid users, anyway.

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Aereo files for bankruptcy after Supreme Court's killing blow

The Internet TV revolution will not be televised by Aereo.

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HBO Go lands on Xbox One with most major TV providers on board

HBO's streaming video app has finally made the next-gen console leap, but Playstation owners will have to wait.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue service won't kill cable, but it could be a welcome alternative

Playstation Vue is a lot like existing pay TV services, except without the deceptive practices that make cable so repugnant. It's breaking new ground even if it doesn't become a hit.

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Pharrell, John Lennon tunes could get pulled from YouTube over royalty spat

Whether a takedown happens or not, the dust-up underscores tensions between artists and streaming services like YouTube and Spotify.

Sony eyes ad-supported music streaming warily after Taylor Swift's Spotify freak out

Taylor Swift doesn't like Spotify's free tiers. Is Sony starting to sing the same tune?

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Google Play Music subscribers will get free access to YouTube Music Key

Users of Google's other music streaming service will be able to use Google's new music streaming service without paying any additional fees.

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Now Streaming: 10 movies full of violence and conflict

Rebellion, revolution, or just a failure to communicate. This week's Netflix selections are all about conflict.

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Rdio matches Spotify on family pricing as the music streaming battle royale continues

Rdio is dropping the prices of its family plans by $5 to match rival Spotify's recently announced multi-user deals.

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'Where to Watch' is Hollywood's legal video search site, and it's actually decent

The new site lets you search across streaming services by title, actor or director. While the idea isn't particularly new, the execution stands out despite a few blind spots.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue cloud TV service wants to kill your cable box

It will only hit limited markets and devices in 2014, but beginning next year Sony intends to be at the forefront of the cord-cutting revolution in the United States.

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Google YouTube Music Key one-ups streaming music services by adding videos

Google now gives you something other streaming music services can't provide: access to music videos and streaming music, even offline. Meet YouTube Music Key, a beta subscription service Google launched Wednesday.

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A new Chromecast challenger appears: Vudu Spark streaming dongle hits FCC

Another company is getting into the dongle game, or at least it looks that way. This time's it's Walmart with a Vudu-focused HDMI stick.