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Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

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Amazon's Fire TV skates to where the Apple TV puck is

Amazon's new Fire TV is a direct shot across Apple's bow, and a clear indication that the battle for users' living rooms is now underway.

The Macalope: A disagreement

Anyone else notice that we keep arguing about the same things?

Steve Jobs gets stamp of approval

Plus, a rumored Amazon set-top box may soon arrive, and more countries get access to Apple's two-step authentication.

Apple's iTunes Festival to hit the U.S for the first time

The music concert will take place in Austin at the SXSW conference in March. Plus, why Apple's advertising network has never really taken off, and the company's smartphone gains in China.

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Amazon offers gift cards, shipping refunds for late deliveries

The company blames delivery companies for the delays

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Amazon looks to 30-minute deliveries via flying drone

Called Prime Air, Amazon's service will be powered by drones and will be ready from a technology standpoint as soon as necessary regulations are in place.

Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

Amazon plans to use aerial drones to deliver packages via a new Prime Air service

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com said Sunday the company plans to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less to customers by using unmanned aerial vehicles, perhaps as early as 2015.

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