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Twitter launches Periscope, a Meerkat-like live video streaming app

iPhone users got another app on Thursday to help them share live video streams after Meerkat launched several weeks ago. This time Twitter is getting into the game with Periscope.

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Netflix not getting it done for you? Serious film buffs should flock to Fandor

This movie-streaming service keeps the art of indie film alive.

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It took until 2014, surprisingly, but music streaming services have finally outsold CDs

CDs may be dying, but very slowly. They were still a more popular choice than streaming music services...until now.

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NBC might be working on a TV-everywhere app for Apple TV

The app, rumored for release in second half of 2015, will reportedly require a cable subscription.

Apple TV revisited: 4 reasons to buy it, 4 reasons to skip it

Now that Apple has slashed the price of its streaming set-top box, is worth a second look?

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Rhapsody's 30 million songs can now be streamed inside Twitter

Rhapsody is hoping that sharing music on Twitter will help bring in new subscribers to the growing service.

Apple streaming TV service rumors are back, and more credible than ever

Apple's long-rumored streaming video service is reportedly back on track and will launch this fall.

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Cablevision becomes the first cable-TV company to offer standalone HBO Now

Customers who purchase Cablevision's Internet service will also be able to subscribe to HBO Now, but pricing and availability are yet to be announced.

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How to stream NCAA March Madness to your favorite devices, mobile or otherwise

Whether you have an Apple TV, Chromecast, or some other streaming hardware, we lay out the best scenarios for catching all the March Madness.

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Twitter buys Periscope as its livestreaming response to Meerkat

Twitter and Periscope confirm that the livestreaming video app is now part of the Twitter flock. Periscope is reportedly similar to Meerkat, a competing video streaming startup that's making waves.

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Labels say 'no' to Apple on cheap streaming music, consider capping Spotify

As artists get skittish about the rise of streaming music, the record industry reconsiders how much its tunes are really worth.

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HBO announces HBO Now standalone streaming service with discounted Apple TV

HBO said Monday that the HBO Now standalone streaming service will launch in April. It will be exclusive to iOS devices, but with some loopholes for Windows users.

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Apple’s new streaming music service reportedly coming in June

Word on the street is that Apple's long-rumored streaming service could be unveiled in June at the company's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference.

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Cable-free HBO Now streaming service may debut in April for $15 per month

HBO's streaming service is just about ready to go and will reportedly be called HBO Now.

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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.