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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…
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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…
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DT Contest: Win our $400 H/K Onyx Studio (Update: Congrats to the winner!)

Missing a great way to listen to music? The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio is one of the most stylish Bluetooth speakers around. We love it and we've got one to give away to a lucky reader. Enter to win now!
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Dish lands A&E’s content vault for its anticipated stand-alone streaming TV service

Dish Network announced today that it has agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal with A&E that includes over-the-top (OTT) multi-stream rights for live and VOD content. The stipulation refers to the standalone streaming TV…
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Got Atmos? Onkyo offers Europeans free Dolby Atmos speakers with select receivers

Onkyo is offering up free Atmos-enabled speaker systems with the purchase of select receivers in Europe. But is this really a good deal, and will we see the same promotion in the US?
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Apple could marry iTunes Radio to Beats Music in rebrand move

The dust is still settling after last week's news that Apple has officially wrapped up its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, but the Cupertino company has already made its first move in the potential rebranding of Beats Music in…
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Amazon doubles down on FireTV apps with new games and live TV apps

After scoring a coup with the re-emergence of Flappy Bird, exclusive to the FireTV, Amazon today announced a host of new gaming and live TV apps, doubling the system's collection. New additions include Disney apps, MLB.TV, and even Grand…
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NFL Now coming to Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and more [Update]

The NFL announced Apple TV will add to the partnerships and sponsors for its digital video service, NFL Now, which is slated for release in late August. The digital video service will offer news, highlights, and more, but no live games.
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Samsung crafts a PGA Championship app for its smart TVs

Samsung today revealed its app dedicated specifically to the PGA Championship and built for the company's own smart TVs. The announcement comes just a few days before the tournament, one of the four major championships in golf, kicks off on…