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It all started with a simple sentence. "Trends among younger audiences ... will continue to put pressure on the multichannel ecosystem," said Disney CEO Bob Iger during the company's third-quarter conference call on Aug. 4. Those comments stoked fears of cord-cutting and sent shares of Disney and other media companies into a tailspin. According...

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Netflix has acknowledged that it restricts the quality of its video streams when it sends them over some mobile data networks. The firm blogged that it did this "globally". A spokesman confirmed that this included streams sent via UK mobile operators. However, some firms - including T-Mobile and Sprint in the US - are not affected by the cap....

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My favorite bit of tech at CES 2016 wasn't a 98-inch 8K TV or a car from the future, it was a fridge. Samsung's $5,000 Smart Family Hub Fridge. I'm not going to lie, I totally lust after this fridge. It has a huge 21.5-inch touchscreen, cameras on the inside to take photos of your food, and Instacart and...

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YouTube's standalone music streaming app has arrived. Google launched YouTube Music Thursday, the music complement to its new video subscription service YouTube Red. The app is available now for iOS and Android. YouTube Music is all about discovery. If you search for an artist, track or album, the app will surface everything from official music videos to popular covers...

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Your brand-new Jaguar won't steer itself or automatically change lanes. But that's not because the British brand doesn't have the technology. It's because, according to one Jaguar engineer, the company believes semi-autonomous tech is dangerous. Jaguar's collision mitigation automatic braking system currently offered in its new models will, in the case of an imminent collision, slow the car thereby...

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US sporting goods giant Nike unveiled Wednesday its first shoe that ties itself, the HyperAdapt 1.0, which will go on sale at the end of 2016. Sensors at the heel level activate the lacing when a foot slips into the shoe. Two buttons on the side of the shoe can be pressed to loosen or tighten the lacing....

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Years after the initial intelligence revelations delivered by Edward Snowden, the hits keep on coming, this time, from AT&T. In newly exposed NSA documents, the agency's relationship with AT&T in regards to surveillance is portrayed as "highly collaborative," and the telecom company is described as having an "extreme willingness to help." Although AT&T had already been pegged...

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Google has delayed its plans to trial its modular smartphone concept, codenamed Project Ara. The first Project Ara hardware was due to be trialled in Puerto Rico this year, but has been pushed back to at least 2016. The trial will take place in a new location in the US, the Project Ara team said via a series of...

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There is a smartphone being developed that you can bend, and no, not like the iPhone 6 Plus. ReFlex uses a Flexible OLED display from LG, similar to some of the rollable screens recently shown at CES this year, allowing you to bend it at your will. It's the first flexible phone that combines bend input with standard multitouch...

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It's a sad day when you have to delete photos and apps to make room for even more photos and apps. And if you're a digital hoarder planning to update your Apple devices to iOS 9, you might have to clear out some space to make room for the download, too. But photos and apps aren't the only...

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