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CBS app brings full episodes of popular shows, even on Windows 8

The CBS app, which launched on iOS in March, is now joined by new apps for Android and Windows 8.

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Prime time? Amazon set-top TV box reportedly in the works

The battle for your living room could become even more crowded if Amazon rolls out a set-top TV box this holiday season.

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Hilarious comedians killing it on (streaming) TV

Ricky Gervais has a new mockumentary on Netflix, and his fellow standups bring the funny too.

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Your Facebook conversations are now fodder for news orgs’ Public Feeds

Facebook aims to compete with Twitter as a source of real-time news around current events.

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Toshiba prototype 4K TV

Toshiba shows prototype 50-inch 4K TV

A 50-inch TV is still pretty large, but the prototype Toshiba is showing off at the IFA show in Berlin is the smallest 4K set yet seen.

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7 TV shows to binge-watch over the long weekend

Nothing better to do during the long holiday weekend? Try binge-watching some great streaming TV.

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Twitter acquires Trendrr to get a better handle on tweets about TV

Twitter confirms the Trendrr acquisition in a tweet, saying that the company would help the social network “build great tools for the rest of the TV ecosystem.”

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Researchers send data without battery, transmitter

Engineers at the University of Washington developed a pair of devices that can successfully exchange data at speeds of up to 10kbps over a distance of up to 1 meter.

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Twitter tests TV trends in users' timelines

A new “trending” box appears on top of users' main timelines and flows to the bottom of the screen as users scroll down. Clicking on it leads to more information about the show, along with links to relevant Twitter accounts and related tweets.

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