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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.

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Nickelodeon's 'Noggin' streaming service is just for preschoolers

Nick's first subscription streaming video plan has arrived, though it's not the far-reaching service we expected.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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Hands-on: Child-friendly YouTube Kids app launches on Android and iOS

YouTube Kids is here and it's pretty good.

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Google Play Music finally works on iPads

Play Music has been on iOS for 15 months and finally Google rolls out an iPad version.

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The mysterious case of the unauthorized iTunes Store purchases

A big storm. A power outage. Then suddenly, eight songs starting with the letter M appear in Glenn Fleishman's purchase history. Huh?

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How a new Beats service would make Apple the king of digital music (again)

Deep iOS and iTunes integration means Beats Music will be perfect for your car, your house, and anywhere else you use your Apple devices. Which, let's face it, is everywhere.