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Nintendo shuts down TVii video service for Wii U

Users could use game pads to control video content, but TVii had few fans.

Rhapsody celebrates 3 million users

Rhapsody/Napster subscriber base hits 3 million, up 50 percent from last year

The paid-only service thanks high-profile rivals for raising awareness about streaming.

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Streaming-music service Deezer announces IFTTT integration

Synchronizing your lighting to pulse to your playlist, or updating all your social-media accounts each time you favorite a track are just two examples of what’s possible.

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Netflix's new TV interface sounds kind of iffy

Selecting a movie or TV show will automatically begin playback, while menu options linger on the screen for a few seconds.

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Comcast’s new streaming service is not as terrible as you might think

Sure, it’s Comcast. But Stream is also a step toward fixing what's wrong with cable TV.

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YouTube video subscriptions may include music, but no network TV

As the ad-free version of YouTube inches closer to launch, don't expect it to look anything like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Hulu.

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NFL Game Pass brings streaming football reruns to the TV

The NFL is replacing its Game Rewind streaming service with something that's much more TV-friendly, but don't expect live games anytime soon.

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Spotify challenges Apple Music's superior playlists with Discover Weekly

Maybe algorithms know you better than humans after all.

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Ad-free Hulu rumors return at just the right time

The streaming video service could launch an commercial-free version as soon as this fall, but at a significant mark-up.

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HBO Now launches on Android and Amazon Fire devices

Now that Apple's exclusivity period is over, HBO's new standalone streaming service is available on more platforms.

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Showtime streaming explained: What you get, and how you can get it

Following the footsteps of rival HBO, Showtime now offers a standalone service with no pay-TV subscription required. Here's what you need to know.

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Neil Young to remove music from streaming services because of low sound quality

"I don't need my music to be devalued by the worst quality in the history of broadcasting," Neil wrote on Facebook.

Apple is reportedly 'close' to securing broadcast networks for online TV service

New estimates peg Apple's TV service at $10 to $40 per month, with a mix of broadcast and cable channels.

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StreamSquid says it’s a legitimate spiritual successor to the sued-out-of-existence Grooveshark

The new service lets Grooveshark users import their old playlists and then stream the tracks from YouTube and SoundCloud.

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Comcast reveals Stream, a $15 online TV package for Internet-only subscribers

Comcast offers several packages that include online streaming, but Stream could be the company's first truly cord-cutter friendly service.