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It's time to kill the cable box with apps

Commentary: A proposal by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler calls for cable companies like Comcast to "unlock the set-top box." Unlocking isn't enough. The box should die, once and for all, and be replaced by apps.

By January 28, 2016

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Best media streamers of 2016

We've limited the list to standalone streamers, but be aware that lots of other home theater devices are competent streamers these days, from Blu-ray players to game consoles.

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Netflix finds its mojo overseas

International demand for online movies, TV shows and original content outweigh a US market that has little room to grow.

By January 19, 2016

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PlayStation Vue to add ESPN, ABC, Disney channels to streaming TV lineup

Sony's PlayStation-based subscription service, available in seven US cities, will soon include ESPN, Disney and ABC local channels, complete with cloud DVR controls, on-demand offerings and simultaneous streaming.

By November 5, 2015

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Sling TV's chief dishes on Apple, Chromecast and the future of online TV

After launching an online live TV service this year, CEO Roger Lynch weighs in on streaming set-top boxes and why on-demand is his top priority now.

By October 29, 2015

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Today's headlines, brought to you by...Netflix?

The streaming-video service known for its on-demand catalog of shows and movies says it likely will be creating news content along the lines of media company Vice in the next couple years.

By October 14, 2015

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Will gaming breathe life into live-streaming YouTube?

YouTube rules the realm of on-demand video, but live video still has a tournament of contenders. With a YouTube Gaming hub, Google is juicing up live features -- and that may bring you face-to-face with gameplay streams you never knew existed.

By August 27, 2015

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An emoji is Oxford's word of the year, but don't be surprised

Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join the on-demand music trend, and Zune is indeed gone for good.

By November 17, 2015

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Yep, an emoji is Oxford's word of the year. Surprised? Don't be

Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join in the on-demand music trend, and Zune is gone for good.

By November 17, 2015

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Apple's relaunch of Beats Music said to cost $10 a month

Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.

By June 1, 2015

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Rdio launches cheap streaming-music tier...just like Rhapsody

Rdio unveils a $3.99-a-month plan that gives you infinite skips on Pandora-like radio stations plus 25 on-demand songs of your choosing. In other words: a riff on Rhapsody UnRadio.

By May 14, 2015