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Cable-cutting households jump 150% since 2007

Cable-cutting households jump 150% since 2007

The number of cord-cutters is on the rise, folks. With the popularity of streaming services mixed with free over-the-air stations, consumers are seeing less of a need to go with a cable subscription. In fact, the number of households that don't have cable subscriptions has jumped to five million, compared to two million in 2007.

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Angry Birds hits 1.7 billion downloads, “Toons” launching March 17

Angry Birds hits 1.7 billion downloads, “Toons” launching March 17

Calling it an industry first, Rovio is launching a video distribution channel across all of the developer's Angry Birds game titles on smartphones and tablets. Starting on March 17, gamers will be able to access the channel when it unlocks on that day. Angry Birds Toons will also be available from a handful of video-on-demand channel providers, as well as on select TV networks around the world.

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LG unveils 27″ MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV

LG unveils 27″ MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV

LG has unveiled its small-apartment-and-bedroom-sized MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV, which measures in at 27-inches and offers all the features you expect in a smart television. The MT93 is aimed at students and others who need a small device for an "individual space." The combination of sleek design, connectivity, and small size make this an appealing addition to LG's smart TV lineup.

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Time Warner cuts itself off from Time Inc.

Time Warner cuts itself off from Time Inc.

Time Warner has just announced that it will be separating itself from Time Inc. The decision was made by its board of directors who felt that this separation is the best decision for both companies. Time Warner will cut away from the magazine business and focus all of its efforts on building its juggernaut media network comprised of a huge amount of popular TV stations as well as its movie ventures.

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Apple job listing hints at “next generation features” for Apple TV

Apple job listing hints at “next generation features” for Apple TV

Apple TV rumors have slowly been gaining steam recently, and even more speculation should be wound up from the fact that Apple has a job listing that looks to find an "experienced engineering manager to help deliver the next generation features for Apple TV." While it makes sense that Apple will update the Apple TV set top box at some point, "next generation features" sort of hints at the possibility that Apple may change things up a bit.

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