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DirecTV offers streaming Sunday Ticket without a satellite, just not for everyone

You'll be able to watch out-of-market games on a laptop, PC, mobile device, or gaming console without a satellite TV subscription -- if you happen to meet DirecTV's eligibility standards.

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

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SlingTV aims for a unified TV experience at home and away

Sling Media's new user interface for its flagship Slingbox has a few features sports nuts in particular will love.

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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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Court ignores Fox's Aereo argument, rejects request to stop Dish Anywhere

Fox had cited the Supreme Court's ruling against online TV provider Aereo in its effort to get an injection against Dish Network's place shifting service. But an appeals court upheld a U.S. District Court judge's rejection of that request.

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Shazam adds full in-app song playback for Rdio subscribers

Rdio users are no longer limited to short song previews, with support for other streaming services coming soon.

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Broadcasters may have beat back Aereo, but online TV's future is bright

The Supreme Court may have backed TV networks in their fight against Aereo's streaming service, but traditional broadcasters face other challenges from online TV that could prove harder to beat back.

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MediaBeam review: This ultra-cheap streaming stick isn't worth the money

Just pay another $5 and get a Chromecast and spare yourself the hassles of this buggy mess.

Every episode of 'South Park' ever joins new original programming on Hulu

Hulu wins rights to become the exclusive streaming home of Cartman, Kenny, and company.

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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.

Verizon and Netflix continue battle over slow, stuttering streaming speeds

Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.

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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.