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Netflix 4K streaming is now live

If you've got the hardware, House of Cards will look a lot sharper.

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Microsoft readies its own original programming push

Original programs are all the rage among streaming companies these days, and Microsoft is no different, with plans to roll out shows produced for Xbox Live this June.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: Big Roku experience in a downsized package

It looks like a Chromecast, but packs all the channels of a full-size Roku box...with just a couple of trade-offs.

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Popcorn Time returns under new management

Popcorn Time, the "Netflix for pirates," is back after the original team gave up on the project, presumably due to legal pressures.

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Popcorn Time is over as streaming site shuts down

Just days after launching, Popcorn Time shuts down for vaguely worded reasons.

Amazon Prime price jumps to $99 per year

Higher fuel and transportation costs to blame, says Amazon.

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Popcorn Time transforms movie torrents into Netflix

This surprisingly slick desktop program lets you stream movies via torrent as easily as you stream movies on Netflix.

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Court order forces Aereo out of Denver, Salt Lake City

The ongoing legal battle over Aereo means that residents of two cities have lost access to the controversial streaming service.

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Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The $50 Roku Streaming Stick plugs directly into an HDMI port on your TV, bringing the full Roku experience of access to 1,200 streaming channels without all those cables.

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Roku slims down the set-top box with its new Streaming Stick

The Streaming Stick contains the same access to Roku's 1,200 streaming channels as any of its other devices, but in a compact form factor that plugs into a TV's HDMI port.

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How to stream the Academy Awards (maybe)

ABC will live-stream the 2014 Academy Awards presentations, but to a limited number of markets through a limited selection of services.