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Sony clears major hurdle to Internet TV with Viacom channels

Sony's fully online TV service -- the first of its kind -- is coming, but it's no cable killer yet. It seals a big deal for Viacom channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV.

By September 10, 2014

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Xbox Live Gold: The yearly fee that's a big hurdle for casual gamers

If you read the fine print on the Xbox One, nearly everything cool requires a $60-per-year Xbox Live Gold subscription.

By November 26, 2013

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Self-driving cars: So many reasons, so many hurdles

It may be the biggest technological sea change since the Internet, one that reshapes how our average day unfolds, our personal safety, and the use of land resources.

By October 17, 2013

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Nokia buy can't fix Windows Phone's biggest hurdle: Itself

Nokia is Microsoft's best chance at selling phones, but what it really needs is a more sophisticated OS.

By September 3, 2013

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Nokia unfolds its Here maps app to broader Android market

The Here beta for Android expands beyond Samsung devices. But there's some friction with the distribution plan.

By October 21, 2014

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Google acquires Firebase to help apps span Android, iOS, Web

Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.

By October 21, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014

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Facebook seeks entry into health care

On the heels of Apple and Samsung, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the health-care industry.

By October 3, 2014

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Apple signs Sony/ATV to iRadio, last major hurdle before WWDC

A launch of Apple Radio at WWDC seems all but guaranteed, now that it has the world's biggest publisher on board as well.

By June 7, 2013