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Are you an Apple family or an Amazon family?

If you think you’re locked into an ecosystem now, just imagine if you’d been using the same services since before you could ride a bike. Today’s …

Thinking about switching to iOS 8’s new Family Sharing? Here’s what you need to know

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Firefox-OS based Chromecast competitor promises hotel-room-friendly ad-hoc mode

Matchstick, the Chromecast competitor based on Firefox OS that is currently running a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, may have just found a way …

The great unbundling begins: CBS next to offer online subscription for cord cutters

Want to watch CSI live, but don’t want to pay for cable? Now you got another way to do so, thanks to a new online subscription service called CBS All …

Responding to DVD subscription decline, Netflix closes call center

Netflix is closing a call center devoted to its DVD subscription business in Hillsboro, Oregon, letting go of 188 remaining employees, according to a …

Judge says Aereo must shut for good as live TV, but service may survive as a cloud DVR

The story of Aereo, the streaming TV service that rattled the broadcast industry before the Supreme Court shut it down, is not over just yet it …

Amazon’s second Fire TV is a $39 streaming stick to take on Chromecast

There’s another streaming stick vying for an HDMI port on the back of your television. On Monday, Amazon announced the Fire TV Stick, a $39 streaming …

After Redbox Instant shutdown, Verizon is shouldering the majority of costs

Redbox Instant by Verizon, the streaming service that at one point aimed to take on Netflix, shut down earlier this month, but the financial …

Amazon Prime Instant gets unofficial Chromecast support with Primecast

Amazon Prime Instant is coming to Chromecast at last, thanks to two third-party developers: Amazon’s video streaming service doesn’t officially …

Fan TV sells to Rovi after finding that it’s hard to revolutionize the cable box

Sometimes, even Yves Behar isn’t enough to help you succeed. Such is the case with Fan TV, a startup that built a beautiful set-top box with an …

Aereo imposes large layoffs, but streaming TV service is not shutting down

Aereo’s bad year just got worse. The company said on Thursday that it will shut down its Boston office and lay off 43 employees, citing yet another …

Netflix is becoming part of the cable bundle in the U.K.

U.K. telco giant BT wants to use Netflix to get new customers for its TV service: BT is now offering a bundle consisting of its traditional TV …

This is Vudu Spark, Walmart’s very own Chromecast competitor

Add Walmart to the list of companies that’s trying to sell you a Chromecast-like HDMI streaming stick: The retail giant’s Vudu streaming service is …

Comcast won’t join the internet TV crowd, but still looks to test video service

Dish and Sony may be close to launching their internet-based TV services, but Comcast has no plans to join them any time soon. The company doesn’t …