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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


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


Sling TV brings inexpensive live TV to Google's cheap Chromecast streamer (hands-on)

Now you can watch live TV for as little as $20 per month on a dongle that sells for $35. Sling TV, the Internet-based TV service with channels like ESPN, AMC and TNT, is now on the Chromecast.

By November 3, 2015


T-Mobile's video free-for-all: Everything you need to know about Binge On (FAQ)

The nation's third-largest wireless carrier says you can stream videos to your phone without eating up your data allotment. CNET breaks down the details of the plans.

By November 11, 2015


Revisiting 'Pirates of Silicon Valley', the original Steve Jobs movie

This 1999 TV movie about the rivalry between Apple and Microsoft starred Noah Wyle as Jobs and Anthony Michael Hall as a calculating Bill Gates. Does it hold up today?

By October 17, 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


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


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


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