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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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Amazon nabs streaming rights to entire 'Veronica Mars' TV series

If you need to catch up with the plucky, crime-solving heroine -- before the movie comes out -- you can now watch all three seasons on Amazon.

By January 9, 2014

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Score one for AOL, winning online rights to ESPN clips

A syndication deal puts ESPN content -- such as SportsCenter clips and game highlights -- on AOL and associated sites. ESPN is selling ads and sharing the revenue.

By October 9, 2013

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CBS, Time Warner Cable spar over online rights

As a blackout of CBS channels for Time Warner Cable subscribers nears a week, the two sides continue to blame each other's stance on the digital-content terms for a lack of progress in ongoing negotiations.

By August 8, 2013

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Could Comcast be Netflix's new competitor?

The cable provider is said to be seeking the exclusive pay-TV rights for "Despicable Me 2," which could put it in direct competition with movie-streaming services.

By February 12, 2014

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Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos

In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out.

By December 17, 2012

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Which mini tablet is right for you?

At $329, the iPad Mini may be too rich for many consumers' blood. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on which "mini" tablet to choose this holiday season.

By October 24, 2012

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How to find the right smartphone games for you

CNET talks to Hooked's CEO about getting relevant recommendations for games.

By October 22, 2012

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Which online video service is right for you?

In this Ask Maggie, I help one reader navigate the confusing world of online video, and another with basics about free streaming music apps.

By March 30, 2012