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Microsoft readies its own original programming push

Original programs are all the rage among streaming companies these days, and Microsoft is no different, with plans to roll out shows produced for Xbox Live this June.

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AT&T cites power problem in U-verse outage

Some users say the outage lasted about three hours and affected both TV and Internet service

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If this is Android TV, color me unimpressed

One of the largest software companies in the world can't come up with anything better than a Roku?

HBO Go a no-show for Game of Thrones premiere

Another big event, another major outage for HBO's streaming service.

Yahoo to join Amazon, Netflix, and everybody else with original TV programming

Yahoo is no stranger to original content, but now the company wants to follow in the footsteps of Amazon, Hulu, Microsoft, Netflix, and Sony.

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10 classic Asian action films streaming on Netflix

From Hong Kong to Japan, these martial arts movies bring plenty of action, and beautiful storytelling too.

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Hands on with the Tablo DVR: Over-the-air TV to go

Another box to tempt cord-cutters! This one records over-the-air TV and sends it to your tablet or computer—no actual television set required.

How to get up to speed on "Game of Thrones"

HBO's "Game of Thrones" returns Sunday. Show expert Monty Ashley has some tips about how to catch up in advance of the premiere.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

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Why cord cutters get shut out from MLB.TV

Ditching cable or satellite TV means giving up a lot of live sports coverage. And that's unlikely to change any time soon.

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Amazon's Fire TV: set-top box meets game console

Amazon isn’t revolutionizing the streaming space, but game support boosts Fire TV above its competitors.

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How Yahoo can take on YouTube in four easy steps

Yahoo is trying to draw YouTube's biggest stars over to the Purple Side, but for its rumored new video service to succeed, it needs to delight users too.

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Chromecast keeps adding apps, as Rdio, Vudu and Crackle join the party

The pieces are falling into place for Google's $35 streaming TV dongle.

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How Popcorn Time could be the Napster of the film industry

Popcorn Time and torrents prove that people don't want to wait to get movies legally. Maybe the players involved should sell them that early access.