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Dish launches $20 Sling TV Internet TV service with respectable channel lineup

Targeting millennials and people who don't want a full pay-TV package, Dish offers up a cheap live TV service that's viewable on a variety of streaming video devices and includes ESPN, Disney Channel, and CNN.

By January 5, 2015


Star Wars composer John Williams to get AFI Life Achievement Award

He's the man behind the geeky soundtracks of many a childhood. "Star Wars" composer John Williams is set to be honored with the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award in 2016.

By October 9, 2015


Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015


Universe-shaking black-hole collision coming sooner than expected?

Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.

By September 18, 2015


Apple subscription TV service said to face further delay

Web-based TV service won't debut until at least next year because of a lack of progress in licensing programming, Bloomberg reports.

By August 13, 2015


'Resistance is futile': Streaming TV is the future -- now

Fifty years ago, watching TV on public transportation felt like a sci-fi dream; now, I watch sci-fi on the train every day. And that's progress, baby.

By August 7, 2015


​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015


How to watch and stream 'Game of Thrones'

Don't miss any of the action when the hit show returns on April 12.

By April 10, 2015


Sling TV comes to Xbox One, adds History, Lifetime, and more March Madness

The pioneering Internet TV service added the Xbox One to its list of compatible hardware and upgraded the base $20 channel lineup with A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime, bringing the total to 20 channels. It also added a truTV option to bolster March Madness availability with TBS and TNT.

By March 17, 2015


PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Streaming live TV compared

PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?

By March 18, 2015