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Amazon halts pre-orders of some Disney movies in apparent Hachette-like dispute

Amazon is restricting pre-orders of some Disney movies in an apparent effort to score a better pricing deal. The move comes as it employs a similar tactic against book publisher Hachette in an ongoing dispute over e-book pricing.
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Amazon taps ‘Survivor’ producer to create its own ‘House of Cards’

Amazon has hired the co-creator of the reality TV shows Survivor and The Apprentice as part of an effort to "make their 'House of Cards.'" Amazon hopes that Riggs' experience could spawn a much-needed hit for its Prime Instant Video…
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Brit hit ‘Happy Valley’ is Netflix’s latest scoop for the US and Canada

The right kind of content can make the difference between adding or losing a subscriber, and Netflix will be hoping it can attract more users with the BBC's hit crime drama 'Happy Valley.'
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Do touch that dial: How to master your equalizer for the perfect sound

You may know what an EQ is, but do you know how it works and what to do with it? We go through the basics of a graphic EQ and lay out some guidelines for how to achieve the sound you want from your devices.
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Marantz prepares to unleash Dolby Atmos with two new receivers

Marantz shows off its latest network receivers, including the new SR6009, and the new SR 7009 with Dolby Atmos. Both receivers boast premium components, top-tier specs, and a plethora of capabilities to rock your home theater room.
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Netflix edges out HBO in quarterly subscription revenue for first time

Netflix CEO and founder Reed Hastings announced via Facebook that the streaming service passed HBO in subscriber revenue during the last quarter. Netflix barely edged the veteran premium cable network with $1.146 billion vs. HBO's $1.141…
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Apple opens dedicated area for Beats within its online store

Fresh off the heels of the official closing of its acquisition of Beats, Apple has finally begun offering the popular Dr. Dre-founded brand's products via Apple's online store. The new Beats-specific section is visible both on the…
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Netflix confirms the Bluths are coming back for Arrested Development season 5

Confirmed in a recent interview with chief content officer Ted Sarandos, Netflix will bring back Arrested Development for a 5th season. The service is also crafting a host of other new series for the near future, including a new…
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Dish gives its ‘Dish Anywhere’ app a makeover for iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire

Dish Network today released the latest Dish Anywhere update for its iPad, Android, and Kindle apps. According to the press release, the update will deliver a modernized user interface with new capabilities that augment the search and…
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NFL Now launches with highlights, analysis, and a ‘truckload’ of original programming

America's favorite pastime just got a little closer, as NFL Now is live. The service won't offer live games, but will offer a bevy of news, analysis, highlights, and more, all personalized for each fan's favorite team, players, and fantasy…
Gaming

Xbox One TV Tuner comes to Europe in October, uncertain for US

Beginning in October Microsoft will make available a Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One users in UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, though no confirmation on a stateside release.