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Pay what you want for the Humble Comedy Bundle's DRM-free laughs

Hollywood may fear the transition to digital, but comedians aren't scared to follow online gold, and with the Humble Comedy Bundle, charities are the benefactor. Pay what you

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Microsoft updates Skype with HD for iPhone and iPad, adds mobile BI app

Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.

NBC News buys Stringwire smartphone streaming-video service

Stringwire lets you take multiple live smartphone video feeds and turn them into an online news broadcast.

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Wi-fi video traffic jam hastened by Instagram, Vine

Cisco started warning wireless carriers and consumers years ago about the coming barrage of video traffic over networks, and it has arrived with the promise of more congestion to come.

Advocates call for a Netflix boycott amidst controversy about HTML5 video standards

Will the web titan's lobbying efforts to implement DRM in HTML5 video standards cause #CancelNetflix to be the next #DefeatSOPA?

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Tune in or tune out: How does Windows 8 stack up on a home theater PC?

Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.

Amazon tests Flash support for Kindle Fire as new tablets wait in the wings

Amazon is trying to give mobile Flash a new lease on life, long after Adobe left the plug-in for dead on phones and tablets.

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Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

Adobe reports that it added 221,000 new subscribers to its Creative Cloud subscription service and aims for 1.25 million by the end of the year.

Adobe releases Creative Cloud into the wild

Adobe's massive experiment in subscription software begins now with the release of Creative Cloud.

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The media buff

Here are the 13 best free tools for the media buff.

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Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

Now available for multiple Linux distributions, this new update brings numerous tweaks and enhancements.

Mozilla teams up for new JavaScript video codec that eliminates need for plug-ins

The Mozilla Foundation and graphic rendering technology company Otoy have built a video codec, written with JavaScript and WebGL, that would eliminate the need for using plug-ins to view video in a browser.

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Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.