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Review: TiVo Mini is a cheaper way to share (most of) the TiVo love around the house

The TiVo Mini lets you access live, recorded, and (some) streaming content from your TiVo Premiere on other TVs around the house. And it works pretty well for the most part.

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Pandora CEO exit could shake up streaming

Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy is quitting the online radio service, which -- like many of its competitors -- is struggling with increasing royalty rates paid to record labels.

HBO's Game of Thrones broadcast strategy aimed at thwarting piracy

Overseas audiences will only have to wait a week after the U.S. broadcast to see episodes from season three of Game of Thrones, as HBO looks for ways to stop piracy of its shows.

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Roku introduces Roku 3, revamps user interface

As its move in the never-ending game to control the set-top box market, Roku has introduced a replacement for its high-end box, and unveiled a new user interface for its family of streaming products.

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YouTube could be key to Google's Spotify rival

Fortune reports that a YouTube music streaming service will launch later this year and feature some overlap with Google Play Music. But the report leaves some unanswered questions about Google's plans for the music-streaming space.

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The iPad as a comic-book reader

Jason Snell summarizes the current state of affairs when it comes to using the iPad and other tablets as comic-book readers.

How to win the streaming set-top box wars

It's not clear yet who will dominate the set-top box market in the long term. What is clear is that it's an increasingly competitive space, with Intel joining Apple, Google, Roku, and others. What's the path to dominance in the field?

New DivX Stash stores all your online videos in one place

Launched at Mobile World Congress this week, the still-in-beta DivX Stash lets you save movies from various video sites to watch later on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Music piracy is down: A lesson for Hollywood

A decrease in music piracy led to increased revenues for the music industry in 2012, for the first time since 1999. Hollywood should pay attention, stop worrying, and learn to love the digital economy.

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SBP TV turns to mobile screens for streaming TV

SPB TV lets you stream live TV straight to your mobile device, and now the company has a second screen app for additional content.

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Watch free Criterion movies on Hulu this weekend

In the mood for some free movies this weekend? Hulu has a special treat for you -- free access to the service's Criterion films (normally available only to $8-a-month Hulu Plus subscribers) through Monday, February 18.

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Western Digital offers $69 media streamer with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube

Western Digital goes after the lower end of the streaming market with its economically priced WD TV Play set-top box.

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Slacker launches new website, updated mobile apps

At an event on Tuesday night, Slacker unveiled a drastically redesigned website, mobile apps, and logo that bring it into stiffer competition with others in the music streaming space.

The movie lover's guide to enjoying Hulu Plus

Netflix is for movies, and Hulu Plus is for TV shows. By now, that cliche seems out of date. While Netflix offers some great television, Hulu Plus provides a digital paradise for both serious cinephiles and fans of entertaining trash.

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Intel to take on Apple, Roku with own TV box

Intel later this year will start offering a TV set-top box and service as the company tries to cash in on the fast-growing TV and home entertainment business.

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