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Facebook & Sling TV: Bad Day For Live Streaming

News and Analysis It was rough 24 hours for those who believe live streaming will soon replace traditional pay TV. First on Tuesday night, Sling TV, the Dish-owned live streaming service, began experiencing widespread technical glitches that prevented many subscribers from logging in. If they were able to log in, they then had difficulty watching

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Sling TV: 5 Steps to Avoiding Social Spoilers

Live streaming services can be a welcome alternative to costly cable and satellite TV services. That is, if you can forgive the occasional technical snafu, and the delay between the stream and real time. What’s that? You were aware that live streaming services are sometimes interrupted by buffering and other issues, particularly during shows with

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Does Netflix Show Live Sports?

Q. I love Netflix! But I have a question for you: Do you think it will ever show live sports like Amazon does? If it had my favorite teams, I would never watch anything else! — Monica, Phoenix, Arizona. Monica, as you note, Amazon Prime last season live streamed National Football League games on Thursday

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Will Facebook’s MLB Games Be Shown On Local Channels?

Q. I just read that Facebook has a deal with Major League Baseball to show a bunch of games this season. I’m a Yankees fan so my question is: Will any Facebook games with the Yanks still be on the Yes channel? — Marty, New York. Marty, as you know, Facebook yesterday signed an agreement

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