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MLB.TV hints at easing blackout rules, though not for cord cutters

As early as next season, Major League Baseball's live streaming service could ease the rules that prevent you from streaming games involving your local team. But you'd likely need a cable or satellite subscription to take advantage.

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Spotify's Windows Phone app (finally) gets free, ad-supported listening

You no longer need a premium subscription to use Spotify on Windows Phone. The free, ad-supported version lands on Microsoft's smartphone platform.

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11 dorm room gadgets that are too cool for school

You're going to spend the next nine months on campus. We've got suggestions for the gear that can turn that spartan dorm room into a home away from home.

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Amazon's $970 million buy gives Twitch the best of both worlds: Money and freedom

Amazon offers Twitch major league resources AND continued independence -- a combination that likely wouldn't have been possible if the video streaming site was bought by YouTube.

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Meet the TiVo Roamio OTA: Finally, there's a TiVo for cord-cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA is a DVR for broadcast channels

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Even with built-in audience, rumored YouTube music service faces hurdles

If the rumored YouTube Music Key subscription service comes to pass, it will be because plenty of users already enjoy music via YouTube. But will they be willing to pay $10 a month for the privilege?

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The Binge-Watch List: Real Housewives get really parodied

Hulu's original series, Hotwives of Orlando, is a pitch-perfect send-up of reality TV. But if you've never spent any time with a Real Housewife, is it still worth binge-watching? Monty Ashley has the answer.

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Comcast hopes Wi-Fi streaming will win over college students

Xfinity on Campus, offered at select schools, will let college students watch live and on-demand TV from their laptops, smartphones, and tablets. And maybe it will make them think twice about cutting the cable cord once they graduate.

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Tweet and tune in: ABC previews upcoming show on Twitter

The network is using traditional online streaming to build up buzz for its new series Selfie. But it also embedded the entire 26-minute pilot episode in a tweet as a way to reach younger viewers.

SoundCloud rolls out ads, will let you pay to remove them

The music streaming service promises a "gradual" ad launch as it feels pressure to boost revenues.

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Netflix whips up 3D VR viewing room for Oculus Rift during company hack day

It may not become a real product. But Netflix's hack day Oculus Rift interface is so cool, how could it not?

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The long and winding d'oh: 20 can't-miss Simpsons episodes

A 12-day Simpsons marathon kicks off Thursday, with the all-inclusive Simpsons World app to follow later this fall. Naturally, we want to help you separate the classics from the Worst Episodes Ever.

Netflix now pays Time Warner Cable for faster video delivery

All four major ISPs are now getting money from Netflix in exchange for faster speeds.

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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.