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How Verizon's Go90 ended up as a mobile-only video service

The service, free to everyone regardless of their carrier, has taken a couple of sharp turns on its road to release. The exec in charge shares the story behind Go90 and hints at long-term plans.

By September 15, 2015


Apple TV usage is surging -- at the expense of Mac

People are firing up Apple's streaming-media box more than Roku to watch traditional TV via the Internet, though the company paying the biggest price for that growth may be Apple itself, based on Adobe data.

By June 4, 2015


OpenTV lawsuit accuses Apple of patent infringement

Apple TV, iTunes and the App Store are among the products and services named as violating the interactive software pioneer's patents.

By May 5, 2015


The next Apple TV: What to expect from an updated streaming box

The latest generation of Apple TV streaming box is more than two years old, so it's about time for an update. But what improvements should it bring, and what will Apple actually deliver? Here's the prevailing wisdom.

By September 6, 2014


PlayStation spins free Spotify tunes on your TV

From the ashes of the Sony Music Unlimited streaming service comes the first way to listen to the free version of Spotify on TVs.

By March 30, 2015


Sony launches PlayStation Vue as bigger, pricier Internet TV

Sony's entrant into the burgeoning Web-delivered-TV world hits three cities Wednesday, with a $50 entry price that may test how much people really want to cut the cord.

By March 18, 2015


King beyond the (pay)wall: Apple locks HBO Now for 'Game of Thrones'

Cord-cutting "Game of Thrones" fans must go through Apple to watch the new season on HBO's standalone streaming service because the episodes will run during Apple's exclusive three-month term.

By March 9, 2015


Dish unveils 4K Joey with new remotes, redesiged interface and multi-room audio

Along with its new Sling TV Internet TV service, Dish rolled out some other new products and services.

By January 5, 2015


Apple TV's YouTube app gets a rare overhaul

Google's massive video site refreshes its app for Apple TV -- one of the most popular boxes to connect your television to online clips -- making it easier to search and watch.

By December 9, 2014


Roku hits 10 million sales milestone

Roku's streaming-media boxes are among the most popular in a growing field of rivals, but the rare glimpses of its sales suggest some slowing momentum.

By September 15, 2014