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Soundrop brings music ‘listening rooms’ to Facebook

Social music service Soundrop announced this morning that it has launched listening rooms on Facebook, which means that artists — and fans — can create social music spaces where they can listen to music together, chat, and vote on what they want to hear next.

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The best video game trailers of 2012

Here are ten of the best game trailers to grace our screens during 2012. They represent a cross-section of the gaming world, and feature a variety of styles and budgets. The one thing they have in common? They’re done right.

How Netflix, TiVo, Hulu, YouTube disrupt TV

Zen and the art of disrupting TV

Television is a tough business, and few innovators make it big. But these eight companies have defied the odds.

YouTube is experimenting with auto-generated video channels (exclusive)

Lately, the world’s most popular video site YouTube has put its full focus on channels, specifically its new premium partner channels like Nerdist and the new Tech Feed channel by Revision3. However, there’s still plenty of one-off videos and creators out there that deserve attention, and YouTube is working on a way to deliver.

How to watch the presidential debates online

Unlike the last election cycle, the 2012 presidential debates will be available online. You might want to turn off your TV to watch these ones — or at the very least, keep your smartphone or tablet handy.