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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.

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Netflix finally lets users disable Post-Play feature

As promised, Netflix now lets you turn off its forced auto-advancing feature when watching streaming TV shows. Huzzah, I say.

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Over-the-air TV on your phone or tablet? There's a Tablo for that

The Tablo DVR lets you watch and record live TV to play on your tablet or smartphone—no television required.

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LG smart TVs send data about users' files and viewing habits to the company

You don't just watch an LG TV, LG TVs are watching you.

Amazon taps X-Files creator, The Wire writer for two new original shows

The online retailer will greenlight two new pilots for its Amazon Prime Instant Video service.

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Gasp! Comcast just made HBO available without a cable subscription

Finally, fans may be able to watch Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire without being forced to pay for the Game Show Network.

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Don't spend $150 to bring Samsung's clunky smart TV experience to your set

Samsung's new $150 set-top device will turn any dumb TV smart, but there's a lot of better options out there.

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Twitter's take on TV: 'We make it better'

Twitter offers two advertising products geared around TV, and those products will be a key element in the company’s efforts to turn a profit in the years ahead.

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Block online spoilers with Unspoiler for Google Chrome

This ingenious add-on lets you browse the Web, Facebook, and Twitter without fear of ruining your favorite shows.

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Canada to politely force cable companies to unbundle

Canada will soon make cable and satellite companies offer channels a la carte. But at this point, will it really make a difference?

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Report: Broadcasters ask high court to shut down Aereo TV streaming service

A cadre of prominent broadcasters including ABC and CBS petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to shut down Aereo, a television streaming service, alleging that Aereo infringes their copyrights and puts their businesses at risk, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

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