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Amazon to stream its television series ‘Transparent’ for free this Saturday only

To celebrate the show's two Golden Globe wins, Amazon is temporarily taking its critically acclaimed outside its paywall.

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Netflix says Popcorn Time's easy-peasy movie piracy is a serious threat

Popcorn Time isn't even a year old yet, but it's already on Netflix's radar as a competitive threat. Is piracy truly on the rise in the age of streaming services?

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Should you cut the cord? A guide to decide for 2015

Ask yourself these 9 questions before you decide to drop your cable- or satellite-TV subscription.

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Marriott testing in-room access to Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, more

In the future, you may soon be able to watch Netflix in your room at Marriott hotels.

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Amazon promises dozens of films as original-content war with Netflix heats up

Unlike Netflix, Amazon also plans to release the films to theater chains before Amazon Prime subscribers can get them.

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Xiaomi's Mi Box Mini is a media streamer the size of a phone charger

Admire the $30 streaming video device for its impressive engineering, but don't hold your breath for a U.S. launch.

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Wavelength wants to make sharing digital movies as easy as sharing physical DVDs

Wavelength relies on a loophole in UltraViolet's terms to let you legally share your digital movies with others.

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Trendnet TPL-408E2K HomePlug adapter review: Being skinny didn't make this adapter any slower

You often have to trade performance to achieve a thin form factor, but that's not the case here.

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Linksys PLEK500 power-line networking review: Pricey for its performance

Linksys has earned high marks for its Wi-Fi routers of late, but there's nothing special about this power-line kit.

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D-Link DHP-601AV HomePlug Ethernet adapter review: On par price and performance

D-Link's power-line Ethernet adapter is a solid value, but no one feature sets sets it apart from the pack.