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Amazon exploring pay-TV too?

Amazon is said to be meeting with a few of the big media companies, eyeing the possibility of licensing their TV channels, in a report that comes the same day Verizon makes a big step toward such a service.

By January 21, 2014

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Amazon's smartphone: The time is right

Thanks to an ever-shifting mobile landscape and a strong relationship with developers, 2014 is the perfect time for Amazon’s smartphone move.

By April 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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NBA, ESPN deal drafts streaming-only service for cord-cutters

A deal between the league and Disney's sports network tees up a new service streaming NBA games even if you don't pay for cable. Just don't assume it will bring the biggest matchups to your iPhone.

By October 6, 2014

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DirecTV secures NFL Sunday Ticket deal vital to AT&T merger

The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.

By October 1, 2014

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Netflix invades Europe: Why expansion beyond the US is so critical

Although its US business is humming along just fine, international expansion will provide the real growth for the video-streaming company.

By September 19, 2014

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Dish grabs new cache of channels for TV service aimed at cord-cutters

Dish's coming Internet-delivered TV service will offer channels like Travel and Food Network from programmer Scripps alongside networks owned by Disney and A+E.

By September 16, 2014

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Netflix lands in France as part of European expansion

The company has officially launched in France, but it faces a rough welcome.

By September 15, 2014

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DirecTV sees NFL deal closing in 2014, AT&T soon after

CEO Mike White expects the satellite provider to seal a clutch deal to renew its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package in 2014, with its $48.5 billion merger with AT&T closing soon next year.

By September 12, 2014