Xbox One matches PS4 day-one sales; Amazon gets A24 movies

Quick news from across the Web.

> Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 each sold more than a million units on their first day on the market. Story

> Amazon licensed A24's movies for Prime Instant Video streaming. Story

> Amazon started offering streaming movies in Japan. Story

> Add Walmart to the list of retailers carrying Google's Chromecast. Story

> The YouTube comments saga continues. Story

> Machinima gets a new president. Story

Cable News

> AT&T's U-verse service will not longer be available through Microsoft's Xbox 360 after the end of the year. Story

Telecom News

> Cable and phone operators are projected to bring in $144 billion in revenue from their video, broadband and phone products by 2018. Story

And finally... More M&A is brewing in the cable industry. With Time Warner Cable in play, most other large cable operators have been discussed as potential acquirers of all or part of the company. A breakup of the company could make its sale more palatable to regulators. Read more

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