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Rhapsody Kids streams child-friendly, parent-controlled music

Streaming music service Rhapsody has launched a version for kids that limits their access to only tailored programming and content that parents add.

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PlayStation Vue users can bundle Showtime and Epix Hits for $14 per month

Sony's PlayStation Vue streaming service is getting more channels.

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New Chromecasts revealed: Chromecast Audio streams music to dumb speakers

Google's new Chromecasts are round, smart, and easier to use than ever before.

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CuriosityStream, the ‘Netflix of documentaries’ lands on Roku

This streaming service from the Discovery Channel’s founder focuses on non-fiction content.


Comcast takes a shot at short-form web videos with Watchable

Can the cable colossus succeed at streaming video where other efforts have failed or languished?

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YouTube’s subscription service will reportedly arrive in October

The streaming giant’s paid model might include music.


Netflix Switch lets makers start binging with a button press

This Netflix button lets you dim the lights, order a pizza, and start watching something with one press.

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Love music festivals but hate crowds? Verizon will soon stream them to your phone

UphoricTV, a digital TV network focused on music fests like Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, will soon make its debut on Verizon’s go90 service.

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Netflix's ho-hum virtual reality debut needs some refinement

Netflix has landed on Samsung's Gear VR headset, and it's both wonderful and slightly disappointing.


Hands-on: Sling TV's tweaked interface makes channel surfing much easier

Sling TV's updated interface isn’t drastically different, but small changes still make a big difference.

showdrive ShowDrive aims to combine broadcast DVR with cloud storage

Over-the-air DVR could be built directly into smart televisions if has its way.


Andy Samberg tests the limits of HBO Now’s password sharing during the Emmys

Sharing your streaming video password with the world isn’t good for much more than a laugh.

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The British are coming! The BBC to launch a streaming service in the U.S.

The British broadcaster looks to cash in on the cord-cutting craze that’s sweeping the United States.


Epix gets offline viewing support, leading the way for traditional TV channels

Epix adds offline viewing so you can watch Interstellar on your next flight.

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Chicago’s ‘Netflix’ tax challenged in court

A recently filed lawsuit questions the legality of the city’s amusement tax on streaming services and online gaming platforms.