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How Ferguson brought live streams into the mainstream

Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

By August 26, 2014

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Netflix shut out of top Emmy awards

The Internet TV service's originals came up empty handed at Monday night's ceremony after its nominations -- and directing win -- last year were a first for online TV.

By August 25, 2014

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Amazon greenlights yet another batch of original kids TV pilots

The Netflix competitor beats the drum on original TV aimed at children -- shows that don't often win flashy Emmys but tend to keep high-spending subscribers loyal.

By August 25, 2014

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The Emmys and online shows: Yup, as stodgy as you'd think

Netflix made headlines last year at the Emmy television awards, but a deeper look shows the awards are no faster to recognize online programming than they were for cable.

By August 24, 2014

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Sacrebleu! Netflix expansion will boost Europe to a fifth of members?

Netflix is launching in six European countries in September, and researcher IHS estimates it will pad the company's 50 million subscribers with as many as 6 million new ones almost immediately.

By August 21, 2014

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See (and hear) Spotify's dizzying map of same-time listening

What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too.

By August 21, 2014

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SoundCloud amps up ways for artists to get paid. The price? Ads

The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.

By August 21, 2014

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The future of TV may be what Comcast dreams (Q&A)

Comcast stands alone with cable's biggest (and getting bigger) market share and its first cloud-based system. As TV and the Net fuse, exec Marcien Jenckes' hunches are more than just guesswork.

By August 16, 2014

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Digital novel 'The New World' offers more than a good story

"The New World," a digital novel by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz, tackles topics like love, grief, memory, and immortality. Special e-book design elements add to the immersive experience.

By August 15, 2014

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YouTube freshens its TV look, starting with Xbox One

Google's massive video site tweaks its app for televisions to make it quicker to get to your subscribed channels and recommendations, rolling out the update to Xbox One first.

By August 14, 2014