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Spotify comes to Canada for free tunes, or ad-free for a few toonies

Canadian music fans can now enjoy the popular music streaming service on their phones, tablets and PCs.

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Netflix hits Hollywood with roundhouse kick to solar plexus

The world's biggest subscription video service gets first crack at streaming "Crouching Tiger" sequel along with selected theaters when it simultaneously debuts in selected IMAX theaters Aug. 28, 2015.

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John Goodman in "Alpha House."

Amazon flagship show 'Alpha House' returns for a binge Oct. 24

Prime Instant Video shifts its release strategy for the second season of the John Goodman political comedy by switching to the all-at-once tack of rival Netflix.

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Facebook is pitching Atlas as a new advertising technology.

With Atlas, Facebook advertisers can follow you around the Web

The ad technology will allow Facebook partners to target ads at users on and off its website.

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Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA.

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Amazon's streaming video chief to leave company this year

As head of Amazon's digital music and video, Bill Carr has worked to position the company against Netflix and Hulu.

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Vevo's new slate of originals includes new shows like "Super Fan Showdown" premiering Tuesday, in which megafans compete against each other for artist-related prizes.

Vevo original shows are multiplying -- and getting animated

Streaming service amps up its original content with its biggest programming slate so far, finding visitors spend more time when they have more than just slick music videos to dive into.

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Bitcoin gains support of cryptography think tank

Coin Center, a newly created research and advocacy center, will focus on public policy issues faced by the virtual currency.

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Where do the most people go for TV online? YouTube

A Magid survey found more people report going to Google's video site to watch television shows than Netflix or Hulu.

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Machinima will distribute an original animated series about Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman next year, product of Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett.

Machinima's new CEO brought friends. Like Superman (Q&A)

The gaming-video source scored an original animated series with comic idols and serious insider cred. New CEO Chad Gutstein talks about his first big programming deal and site's new reality.

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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.

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Apple, U2 secretly work on new way to buy music

U2 and Apple have been working on an "exciting" digital format that will spur people to buy more music, the band tells Time.

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