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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.

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service to focus its attention on its popular site for streaming game play.

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Don't panic! Microsoft isn't killing its Video and Music stores

A Microsoft boss rushed to reaffirm the company's commitment to Xbox Music and Video after comments from CEO Satya Nadella had people wondering if the services were destined for the dead pool.

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Microsoft shuts down Xbox Entertainment Studios video team as part of layoffs

One of the first to fall as part of Microsoft's layoffs is its Xbox Entertainment Studios, although some of the company's flagship media offerings will remain unscathed.

How to add fireworks (and other special effects) to your videos

Cyberlink PowerDirector 9’s particle effects work magic

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Sights and sounds

This week's roundup of new iOS gear includes headphones that include a high-def camera for sending live video to your iPhone or iPad for immediate editing and distribution.

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'Reading Rainbow' reboot coming to Android, Apple TV, Xbox

A successful Kickstarter campaign raised more than $5 million

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Qplay turns to Chromecast, social features to expand its video playlist appeal

In addition to adding support for Google's streaming stick, the Qplay video streaming service is adding a Party Q feature for easier video sharing among friends and hashtags to help better find videos.

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Your Friday funny: The Daily Show eviscerates Google Glass wearers

Because nothing is funnier than interviewing persecuted wearable tech enthusiasts.

How to create special effects in your home movies

CyberLink PowerDirector 9’s particle effects spice up that silly cat video