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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

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'The Tick' live-action series to return on Amazon?

Will Patrick Warburton return as the blue superhero "The Tick?" Amazon Studios may be bringing back the comic book-based comedy for a new generation of fans to quote and cosplay. Spooon!

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Tech Retrospect: Apple event preview and smartwatch overload

Everything (well, almost) you need to know about Apple's September 9 event, plus more smartwatches than you have wrists. All that and more in this week's rundown of tech news.

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The crimson-topped Miss IFA is on hand to show off the top products at  the annual technology extravaganza in Berlin.

What to expect from IFA, Europe's biggest and most eccentric tech show

Huge launches are expected from Samsung, Sony and others as the German show sets the tech agenda for the rest of the year.

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Samsung bets on 4K Amazon and Netflix streaming to make UHD TV more tempting

The Korean tech giant wants to persuade you to fork out for 4K by offering movies and TV shows from Amazon and Netflix in eye-watering detail.

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<p>All episodes of Amazon's original series "Transparent" will be available at once to Prime subscribers Sept. 26.</p>

Amazon original series 'Transparent' angles for streaming-TV binges too

The dark-comedy series gives Amazon its best shot so far at beating Netflix at the critical-accolades game, and in a new turn, all episodes go up at once September 26.

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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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Why Amazon wanted Twitch

CNET's Bridget Carey explains the lure of video game streaming site Twitch and why Amazon bought it for nearly $1 billion. Meanwhile, Instagram launches a new video app Hyperlapse, and GoPro has gone to the dogs.

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The 404 Show 1,542: Taking on trolls and the Twitch acquisition

CNET's how-to expert Dan Graziano drops by to talk with Iyaz and Ariel about TV award shows, Amazon buying Twitch, the noPhone, and trolling.

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Amazon proves it's serious about gaming with Twitch buy

The online retailer isn't just buying a site that streams goldfish playing video games, it's buying access to the most loyal of gamers.

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Amazon to buy live-stream gaming site Twitch for $970M

In its largest cash deal ever, the online retail giant will acquire the popular site known for broadcasting live video game play.

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Amazon greenlights yet another batch of original kids TV pilots

The Netflix competitor beats the drum on original TV aimed at children -- shows that don't often win flashy Emmys but tend to keep high-spending subscribers loyal.

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