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Comcast to acquire DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion

Following reports of talks between the two companies yesterday, Comcast subsidiary NBCUniversal has agreed to acquire DreamWorks Animation, home of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and others, for $3.8 billion.
Movies & TV

Whitney Houston doc on the way from Oscar-winning director

A new documentary about famed vocalist Whitney Houston is on the way from Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald and producer Simon Chin. The film will explore her controversial life with exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage.
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Want to shape the future of PlayStation Vue? Try canceling your subscription

For a possible glimpse into the future of PlayStation Vue, and maybe even the chance to shape it, all you have to do is try to cancel your subscription and pay attention to the survey that follows.
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Yamaha’s popular entry-level A/V receiver gets even better with Bluetooth

Yamaha's R-S202 is an update to last year's R-S201, keeping the same price point and audio quality while introduction a key feature that was missing from the original model: Bluetooth connectivity.
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The Camp Firewood gang will reunite in Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later

Netflix wants more of the Camp Firewood gang: The Internet TV network has ordered Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later. The sequel series will look at the counselor group a decade after their crazy summer.
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TiVo’s new Roamio DVR for cord-cutters cuts subscription fee for cash upfront

TiVo’s Roamio OTA has long been the best DVR out there for cord-cutters who don’t want to ditch TV altogether. Now it’s added 500GB of extra storage, and cut the subscription fees. But it will cost you a pretty penny.

From D’Angelo to Springsteen: Here are our favorite Prince tributes

It's almost been a week since legendary songwriter Prince passed away, and the world's still reeling. Here are some of the best musical tributes for the Purple One, plus one show-stopping tribute by the man himself.
Virtual Reality

Deadliest Catch gives fans a chance to experience life as a crab in VR

Deadliest Catch fans who have always wanted a closer look at what life is like aboard a fishing vessel now have their chance, thanks to a new VR experience. The only catch: you're seeing through the eyes of a crab.

DT Giveaway: LG 55-inch Super UHD TV

Digital Trends is giving away an LG 55-inch UH7700 series Super UHD 4K TV! With Dolby Vision HDR, WebOS and sound from Harmon Kardon, we guarantee it's better than whatever you're rocking now, so enter our contest for your chance to win.

Spotify aims to get artists’ fans more engaged with CrowdAlbum acquisition

Following other acquisitions earlier this year, Spotify announced today that it has acquired the photo and video aggregator startup CrowdAlbum, saying the company will help artists “understand, activate, and monetize their audiences.”