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Amazon offering free Fire TV trials to some Prime members

Users can spend 30 days with the set-top before getting charged.

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Twitch as we know it will die if it's bought by Google, and that's a good thing

Over the weekend news broke that Google is making a bid for Twitch.tv. It's not nearly as bad as it sounds.

Netflix dreams of a channel-free future, built on recommendations

The streaming video giant wants to eventually do away with the massive list of things to watch.

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Reports: Google in talks to buy Twitch game-streaming service for $1 billion

The Wall Street Journal reports that the deal is not imminent, while Variety says Google has agreed to pay over $1 billion

Mozilla hates it, but streaming video DRM is coming to Firefox

Mozilla has little choice lest users be cut off from popular content services, Mozilla's CTO says

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Microsoft stops holding Netflix, Hulu hostage behind Xbox Live Gold paywall

Reports suggest Microsoft is about to stop making you pay a second time to access streaming content through your Xbox. Finally.

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Seagate announces the Samsung Wireless Mobile Streaming Device. Huh?

This portable hard drive creates its own remote Wi-Fi hotspot. But if the Seagate-Samsung product name baffles you, we can explain that, too.

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Netflix raises streaming prices by $1, but current members don't have to pay it (for now)

Netflix said price increases were coming, and here they are.

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EndlessTV is a cool way to watch free videos without ads

New app provides a continuous stream of videos, without the ads.

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Xbox's Halo series may strike covenant with Showtime

That's according to Variety, which says a more traditional TV program will air on the pay TV channel, as opposed to the interactive version Xbox Entertainment Studios is developing for Xbox consoles.

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