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HBO Go, Twitter among 35 apps coming to Xbox One by year's end [Update]

Xbox One and Xbox 360 will receive 45 apps by the end of the holiday season, Microsoft announced today. Among the apps are Twitter, Facebook, Vine, HBO Go, ShowTime Anytime, Comedy Central and Major League Gaming, some of which already have a presence on Xbox 360. Xbox One's Twitter app will...

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Xbox One's World Cup app sets its destination for Brazil

Microsoft announced a new sporty app section for Xbox One today called "Destination Brazil," which connects viewers with a couple of nifty tools to enhance their FIFA World Cup viewing experience. Slated to launch Thursday, June 12, Destination Brazil includes a "Brazil Now" app that snaps to the...

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Reuters: EA nearing deal to stream games to Comcast TVs

EA and mass media company Comcast are close to signing a deal that would make EA-published games available on Comcast's X1 television operating system, Reuters reports. The X1 is an HTML5-based streaming platform for TVs, offering apps, internet, cloud services and DVR....

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Microsoft partners with UK studio to produce sci-fi drama 'Humans'

Microsoft is pushing forward on its original television programming initiative by partnering with UK broadcaster Channel 4 and production company Kudos to create a drama series called Humans. The sci-fi drama is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's series Real...

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Ouya Everywhere puts games on TV, PC without the Ouya

Ouya Everywhere aims to put Ouya games on devices that aren't Ouyas, such as televisions or PCs, CEO Julie Uhrman revealed to Slashdot and A-list Daily. Uhrman plans to announce details about Ouya's software initiative this week. "One thing you'll start to see is Ouya on other people's devices,"...

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Netflix captures Pokemon cartoons, movies this March

Like Hulu before it, streaming video giant Netflix is expanding its portfolio of films and TV shows to include a selection of animated Pokemon fare. Come March 1, Pokemaniacs will find two movies and two seasons of the Pokemon animated series listed on Netflix. American Netflix subscribers will...

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Xbox One Media Remote emerges from cushions, coming early March

The Xbox One Media Remote has been officially revealed by Microsoft's Major Nelson. The Media Remote will launch in early March for $24.99. The small remote looks just like the one leaked on a recent Amazon Canada listing, and all of its buttons glow in the dark, a true bonus for those that...

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Sony to sell PC business, reform TV arm, layoff 5,000 employees

Major changes are afoot at Sony, after the Japanese electronics giant announced plans to sell its Vaio PC business and reform its TV arm. As a result, Sony will layoff 5,000 employees over the next year or so, including 1,500 in Japan and 3,500 overseas. Sony was projecting a fiscal year net profit...

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Hulu wades into the tall grass, captures Pokémon animated series, movies

Hulu's expansive collection of kid-friendly streaming media just grew a bit more attractive to gamers with the addition of numerous Pokémon animated series episodes, films and animated specials. Pay a visit to Hulu's new Pokémon section and you'll find a growing offering of...

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Yes, Conan O'Brien's 'Clueless Gamer' skit offers exposure for cash

Conan O'Brien is a beloved TV personality, former Simpsons writer and an abnormally tall redhead, but most importantly, he's a beloved TV personality with a large audience, and therefore frequently receives compensation to feature certain consumer goods on his show. Goods like video games. It's a...

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