It feels as though the world shall soon be divided equally among Microsoft, Apple, Walmart and Amazon.
Sources quoted by NBC claimed that the e-commerce giant has started talks to buy scores of small television channels in an attempt to “supersize its video-channel business,” not just in the U.S. but around the globe.
“They are doubling down on the channels industry,” one person who is included in the talks told NBC. “They’re involved in doing deals with smaller indie networks where they can get benefits to carriers that are not handcuffed into traditional distribution packages and they’re involved in offer
Full Story: Report: Amazon is looking to acquire cable television channels – SiliconANGLE
Wow – if this catches on, it could really be a game changer! I might actually start going to the cinema again!
Remember the days when going to the movies cost less than $10? Maybe you remember when it was less than $5.
These days, a trip to the theater can cost a pretty penny. While the national average is $8.65, in many cities, like Los Angeles and New York, a ticket can cost up to or more than $15.But thanks to one app, $10 can now go a lot further at the cinema.
MoviePass, run by Netflix co-founder Mitch Lowe, is offering subscribers a deal in which they can see one movie per day for $9.95 per month.
Full Story: MoviePass app lets subscribers go to the movies once a day for $10 a month | WPXI
YouTube Red users have had the option to listen to music offline in YouTube Music for some time, but only through the offline mixtape feature, which is automatically populated based on your listening history. While this technically worked, there was no way to have any additional control over what you were able to listen to. Now, users can also choose specific songs, playlists, and albums to save for offline listening.
Full Story: YouTube Music now lets you save songs, albums, and playlists for offline listening – The Verge