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Former Deadspin editor Timothy Burke (inset picture) from an undated social media image. (Burke photo via LinkedIn, FBI photo by Tim Pierce, Graphic by The Desk)

Florida journalist loses bid to get items seized by FBI back

A federal judge says Florida journalist Timothy Burke is not entitled to the return of cell phones and computers seized by the FBI earlier this year.
A Xumo-powered smart television set. (Courtesy photo)

Best Buy to sell Xumo TVs made under TCL’s Pioneer brand

Best Buy will begin selling a new line of Xumo-powered smart TV sets that are made by electronics firm TCL under their Pioneer brand.

The logo of Google-backed live TV streaming service YouTube TV. (Graphic by The Desk)

YouTube TV tops J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey in streaming

YouTube TV has de-throned rival Fubo as the best streaming service based on customer satisfaction, according to a new J.D. Power survey.
A LG OLED television set.

LG to “suspend” installation of NextGen TV tuners in new models

LG is dropping support for the ATSC 3.0 standard in newer-model TV sets following an unfavorable decision in a patent dispute.
A streaming TV viewer watches a Prime Video show on a tablet. (Courtesy image)

Prime Video to include ads starting next year

Subscribers will have to pay out an extra $3 per month if they want to remove commercial interruptions from Prime Video shows.

Rupert Murdoch stepping down as co-executive chairman of Fox

Rupert Murdoch will take on the role of chairman emeritus in November, his companies News Corp and Fox announced on Thursday.