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  • Chromecast gives Google a seat in America's living rooms

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. has been searching for the right way to cuddle up in your living room. After a string of high-profile flops, the technology giant may have finally hit on the answer: a tiny, inexpensive device that plugs directly into high-...
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
  • Study Suggests Studios Aren't Offering Enough Online Legal Options to Counter Movie Piracy

    Adding to a growing body of competing data on who bears the blame for rampant online infringement, two George Mason U scholars unveiled a website that claims that few of the most pirated movies are even available online legally. Shorter windows would...
  • NFL games on Netflix or Google? It could happen

    NFL games on Netflix or Google? It could happen
    Is the NFL next on Netflix's conquest roster? Now that the digital service has shaken up the TV world with original series such as "House of Cards," a report Wednesday suggests that it might make a deal with the NFL for broadcast rights for at least...
  • Twitter Poaches Another Google Entertainment Exec

    Continuing to staff up ahead of its expected IPO next month, Twitter hired J.J. Hirschle, director of media and entertainment advertising at Google, to head sales to retailers. Hirschle, currently based in Chicago, updated his Twitter profile late...
  • 2 social media changes you must know

    2 social media changes you must know
    It might be the most talked about checkmark ever. Google has this thing called shared endorsements, which has to do with how you get recommendations from your friends on Google products. So for example, a friend singing the praises of a new album on the...
  • Hulu Plus Hops on Board Google's Chromecast

    It took Hulu just two months to bring its subscription video-on-demand service to the $35 Chromecast streaming device for HDTVs -- showing how quickly and easily content partners can get on to Google's low-cost Internet TV platform. Google launched...
  • T-Mobile's new Jump plan gives customers a new phone every few months

    Want a new smartphone every few months for a fairly low price? T-Mobile’s making it possible. Although Verizon and AT&T recently lengthened the amount of time that subscribers have to wait before upgrading their phones at discounted prices, T-...
  • Sprint to carry Samsung, HTC Windows Phone 8 devices

    Sprint to carry Samsung, HTC Windows Phone 8 devices
    Sprint announced two new Windows Phone 8 devices for its lineup that will be capable of connecting to its LTE network: the HTC 8XT and the Samsung Ativ S Neo. The HTC 8XT is the first Windows Phone 8 device the Taiwanese smartphone maker has outfited...
  • Surface RT price slashed, but other options still good [Photos]

    Surface RT price slashed, but other options still good [Photos]
    Following a major company restructuring last week, Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface RT tablets by $150. The Surface RT is the light version of the company's flagship tablet, running a limited version of Windows 8 operating system. The base...
  • Can Zagat's new restaurant app out-Yelp the original?

    Can Zagat's new restaurant app out-Yelp the original?
    How can one more restaurant review app make your smartphone any smarter? While “To Yelp” has become a popular verb in some circles, Zagat is making a comeback bid with a slightly different approach. Monday the well-known guidebook company,...
  • How Starbucks Is About to Become More Important to Hollywood

    As Hollywood takes advantage of new digital platforms to distribute -- and monetize -- its content, Starbucks is about to play a more important role for studios as a revenue source. The coffee chain said Wednesday it has brewed up a new deal with...