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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…

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.

Obama goes against the FCC on net neutrality

President Barack Obama spoke out in favor of net neutrality, condemning the practice of paid prioritization. His statements go against the current FCC proposal on the issue.
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Yamaha adds a premium Blu-ray player to its plush Aventage line

Yamaha's new Blu-ray player adds style and substance to your home theater source, offering a premium chassis with plenty of high-grade components, flexibility for multiple file formats, and extras like Bluetooth and Miracast. But where are…
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U.S. video market to peak at a whopping $123 billion in 2015

The U.S. video entertainment market, which includes subscription pay-tv, box office, packaged home video, pay-tv video-on-demand (VOD), and paid-for online video, has been growing slowly by single-digit percentage points each year, and it's…

Pope calls Internet, smartphones, and TV a “distraction” from what’s really important

Pope Francis has said that smartphones, the Internet, and television is a distraction from what's important, and that many young people waste too many hours on these pastimes.
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Losing its mojo? Apple TV sales down significantly from last year

Growth of Apple TV sales has sagged significantly over the past year, falling to a 12-percent annual growth rate with approximately 1.9 million units sold in Q2 2014. The news comes as Apple's launch of its anticipated all-in-one OTT device…