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HBO blasts NPD study, says TV subscriptions are on the rise

"The research is simply incorrect," said a representative for both HBO and Cinemax.

By January 22, 2014

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People growing more hip to wearables, NPD study finds

More than half of those polled said they are aware of wearable tech devices and a third of those respondents said they're likely to buy one, according to the research firm.

By January 7, 2014

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Jawbone lawsuit accuses Fitbit of trade secret theft

The allegations reveal the rivalry -- and vitriol -- between the leading fitness trackers as Fitbit prepares for its IPO.

By May 27, 2015

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Xbox One best-selling console in April 2015 for US

According to the monthly NPD report, Microsoft's Xbox console beat out the PlayStation 4 and Wii U as the top selling console for the month of April.

By May 15, 2015

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New PlayStation, Xbox games breathing life into video game industry

After months of slumping software and less-than-stellar launches, video games for the current generation of console hardware are finding their stride.

By May 14, 2015

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Fitbit takes first steps toward initial public offering

The wearable fitness device company is counting on investor enthusiasm for its step-tracking tech to help it raise $100 million.

By May 7, 2015

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EA's dice roll with Battlefield Hardline pays off, results beat Wall Street

The game maker ends a strong year thanks to its popular shooter franchise, while it also looks ahead to capitalize on the much-hyped Star Wars revival.

By May 5, 2015

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Video game hardware sales plummeted in March, survey says

Sales of devices like the Xbox, PlayStation and Wii U drop by more than a fifth, repeating the post-Christmas lull of earlier this year.

By April 16, 2015

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Nintendo pushes video game industry positive in February

Thanks to its most successful portable Zelda game ever, the Japanese game giant led the industry in software sales last month.

By March 12, 2015

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Jay Z's Tidal music service makes star-studded splash

The rapper mogul's celebrity-packed unveiling touted Tidal as the first artist-owned streaming music service of its kind, but it was scant on details about what that means.

By March 30, 2015