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Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

The game streaming giant also changed up the rules for archives, eliminating the ability to archive full-length streams for longer than sixty days.

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service to focus its attention on its popular site for streaming game play.

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Google reportedly seals deal to gobble up Twitch for $1 billion

A YouTube-Twitch marriage could be a match made in heaven - or hell.

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Verizon blaming Netflix for slow streaming speeds is an 'attempt at deception' says Internet backbone provider

Verizon says Netflix isn't buying enough bandwidth to deliver its streaming video to Verizon customers. But a major Internet backbone provider says that's just not the case.

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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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SlingTV aims for a unified TV experience at home and away

Sling Media's new user interface for its flagship Slingbox has a few features sports nuts in particular will love.

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Yahoo acquires video streaming startup RayV

RayV's technology will help Yahoo deliver mobile video.

Verizon and Netflix continue battle over slow, stuttering streaming speeds

Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.

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Aereo wants to be a cable company after devastating Supreme Court loss

Aereo said it would fight on and now it's hoping to join the ranks of Comcast and Time Warner to continue operating.

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'Netflix for torrents' app Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support

An alpha version of the Windows app lets you stream to Google's HDMI stick, and support is coming to Mac and Android next.

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