Amazon Is Trying to Do (and Sell) Everything by KARL RUSSELL and ASHWIN SESHAGIRI


By KARL RUSSELL and ASHWIN SESHAGIRI

The company’s $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods is the latest signal of Amazon’s ambitions to have a hold on nearly every facet our lives — like the computer servers that power our favorite websites and the food we eat.

Published: June 15, 2017 at 02:00PM

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The Apps That Make Keeping Up With Soccer Easier by RORY SMITH


By RORY SMITH

The video-streaming apps Virgin Anywhere and Sky Sports Mobile TV are a boon for a soccer reporter, or a fan.

Published: April 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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A Chat With a Live Streamer Is Yours, for a Price by LAURA PARKER


By LAURA PARKER

Dedicated video streaming platforms like YouTube and Twitch are looking for ways to sweeten the deal for streamers so they produce more live content.

Published: April 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Tech Roundup: Capturing Memories With a Lot of Video Cameras by PUI-WING TAM


By PUI-WING TAM

Farhad Manjoo, a technology columnist at The New York Times, is experimenting with setting up his home to resemble the set of a reality television show.

Published: March 28, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Stopping Video Autoplay on Google Chrome by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

If you find videos on web pages are starting to play by themselves despite your browser settings, you may have to take some extra steps.

Published: March 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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YouTube Filtering Draws Ire of Gay and Transgender Creators by NIRAJ CHOKSHI


By NIRAJ CHOKSHI

Users have complained that the company’s family-friendly “restricted mode” is blocking videos that feature gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender content.

Published: March 19, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Gamer’s Death Pushes Risks of Live Streaming Into View by DANIEL E. SLOTNIK


By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK

After Brian C. Vigneault died near the end of a 24-hour live stream, many players acknowledged the health risks of a culture that rewards those who stay online for hours.

Published: March 14, 2017 at 02:00PM

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