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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.

Cable

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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Watch TV from a tweet with Twitter's new See It feature

The microblogging platform is taking this second-screen thing seriously with a new Comcast partnership that encourages users to use Twitter as a channel changer.

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Google Play adds HBO’s Game of Thrones and 6 other shows

The creator and broadcaster of some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed television programs has finally released them to Google Play.

Falling flat-panel, TV sales could bring discounts home for the holidays

Worrisome news for the flat-panel TV industry probably means that consumers should see some aggressive holiday TV bargains.

Nielsen’s numbers back up Twitter’s second-screen push

Twitter now has official stats on social engagement with TV shows to convince big brands that the network is an important ad outlet.

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