The Case Against Binge-Watching TV
Twitch Makes Gaming Spectator Sport
Amazon: ESPN of Video Games?
Dropbox Joins the Storage Price Wars
Social Networking's New Twist
It's no secret technology is changing our TV habits. Americans are engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching -- going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch.
Since kids crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play Pac-Man, video games have been a spectator sport. But now there's Twitch, which draws millions of visitors watching people play games.
E-commerce giant Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games, buying streaming platform Twitch for $970M as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.
In the wake of rapidly declining prices for cloud-based data storage, Dropbox is consolidating previous plans into one Pro plan, priced at $9.99 per month and offering 1 terabyte of space.
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -- except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that.