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Cablevision aims at cord cutters by selling CBS All Access, Showtime

As cable TV subscriptions erode, Cablevision embraces the trend with streaming video services for Internet subscribers.

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YouTube Gaming launching today to challenge Twitch's livestreaming dominance

It's like we're watching Dragon Ball Z and YouTube just started chanting 'KAMEHAMEHA' at Twitch.

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This bizarre Sony TV speaker adjusts its volume to compensate for ambient noise

Sony is introducing a $166 wireless compact TV speaker that can automatically adjust the volume according to ambient noise levels.

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Why the world's top computing experts are worrying about your data

World experts in computer science and mathematics spent an afternoon at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Germany Tuesday trying to figure out how the widespread collection of data about consumers can be prevented from causing harm.

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Divinity: Original Sin II preview: An ambitious sequel to one of the biggest, best RPGs of 2014

The goal for Divinity: Original Sin II? Take the original game and expand it in every single direction at once.

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IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

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TSMC wins case in trade secret battle with Samsung

Taiwan's Supreme Court ruled in favor of TSMC in its lawsuit against Liang Mong-song, an executive who left the company back in 2009, and allegedly gave trade secrets to Samsung.

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AMIDuOS lets you run Android apps on your Windows PC, now

The latest version of the app from BIOS maker American Megatrends adds Android 5.0 Lollipop capabilities, but you'll need a PC with built-in virtualization.

NTT helps integrate private and public clouds with dedicated connectivity

NTT Communications will provide its enterprise customers with direct private connectivity to Microsoft’s and Amazon Web Services' public clouds through a new service, Multi-Cloud Connect.

California bill one of many state bills that aim to regulate drones

A California bill that restricts flying of drones to above 350 feet is just one of several state bills in the U.S. that aim to regulate various aspects of flying the aircraft.

AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot reportedly stuffs extra ads into Web pages

Stanford computer scientist Jonathan Mayer was recently Web browsing at a U.S. airport when he reportedly noticed there were too many online advertisements.

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Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems

During the period, vendors together saw their server revenue grow by 6.1 percent year over year, to US$13.5 billion. Meanwhile, server shipments increased 3.2 percent from a year ago.

FCC filings suggest a new Nest Thermostat is on the way

The second-generation Nest Learning Thermostat shipped way back in 2012, so a new model would be no real surprise.

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